PROVIDENCE, R.I. --- For the third time this season, UConn freshman Daniel Hamilton (Los Angeles, Calif.) has been named the American Athletic Conference Rookie of the Week, the conference announced today.
Hamilton, a 6-7 swingman, had a stellar week as the Huskies went 1-1 with a win over Tulane following a loss at Memphis. Hamilton averaged 16.0 points, 11.0 rebounds, and 8.0 assists per game in the two contests. In the loss at Memphis, he scored a career-high 25 points, to go with 13 rebounds, 7 assists and 3 steals. Against Tulane, he again filled the box score with 7 points, 9 rebounds, 9 assists, 2 blocks and 3 steals.
Hamilton was also named Rookie of the Week on Nov. 24 and Jan. 26 and was selected the AAC Weekly Honor Roll on Dec. 15.
In addition, UConn sophomore center Amida Brimah (Accra, Ghana) was named to the AAC Weekly Honor Roll after his performances in the 1-1 week. Brimah averaged 19.0 points, 8.5 rebounds, 2.5 blocks and was 13-of-14 from the floor for the Huskies. Against Tulane, the 6-11 center was a perfect 8-for-8 from the floor. Brimah was the AAC Player of the Week on Dec. 15.
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