CHARLOTTE, N.C. - UNC Asheville freshman guard Andrew Rowsey was named Big South Co-Freshman of the Week today by the league office. He shares the honor this week with Elijah Wilson of Coastal Carolina.
Rowsey scored a Big South-freshman record 41 points at Radford last Thursday and averaged 27.5 points in two games last week. He became just the sixth player in school history to score 40 points in a game and set the Dedmon Center scoring record as he was 14-of-28 from the field and 9-of-11 from the line. For the week, Rowsey was 17-of-19 from the charity stripe ( =89.5) and averaged 3.0 assists, 2.5 rebounds and 1.5 steals.
It marked the fifth time Rowsey has been honored this season. He's been named Big South Freshman of the Week four times in the last six weeks.