Hunter wins fifth CAA rookie of the week award

Georgia State’s R.J. Hunter won his fifth Colonial Athletic Association rookie of the week award on Monday.

Hunter averaged 18 points and four rebounds to help the Panthers go 2-1 with wins over Towson and North Carolina-Wilmington before a loss at Drexel. Georgia State (10-12, 5-4) will play at Northeastern on Wednesday.

According to Georgia State’s sports information department, Hunter is one of six freshmen in Division I averaging at least 16 points and 5 rebounds per game this year.

Hunter leads all CAA freshmen in scoring and rebounding, averaging 16.0 points and 5.6 rebounds per game.

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