The American Athletic Conference announced Monday that redshirt freshman Alexis Yetna was selected as the Freshman of the Week for a second straight week.
Averaging 12.5 points and 12.0 rebounds per game while shooting 58.8-percent from the field in wins over FIU and Alcorn State, @USFMBB's Alexis Yetna is the #AmericanHoops Freshman of the Week.— American MBB (@American_MBB) December 24, 2018
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The Paris, France native averaged 12.5 points and 12.0 rebounds per game while shooting a toasty 58.8 percent from the floor in wins over FIU and Alcorn State last week.
On Tuesday, Yetna registered nine points, 13 rebounds and three steals to help the Bulls to an 82-73 victory over the Panthers in Miami.
On Friday night, Yetna secured his league-leading fifth double-double of the season (16 points, 11 rebounds) and hauled in a career-best nine offensive rebounds in USF’s 83-44 romp of Alcorn State.
Redshirt junior Laquincy Rideau was named to the AAC Weekly Honor Roll after scoring a season-high 28 points, grabbing seven rebounds and dishing off nine assists in the victory over FIU.
The West Palm Beach native also held the Panthers leading scorer Brian Beard to just four points on four free throws and 0-for-8 shooting from the field.
Big time recognition for @sir_queskie!! He’s been terrific on both sides of the floor all year, glad to see his efforts being rewarded. Conference play is right around the corner, can’t wait to see what this team can do! https://t.co/lP7RSXk7rl— Coach Brian Gregory (@CoachBGregory) December 24, 2018
Winners of five straight games for the first time since 2007, USF will finish off the non-conference slate on Saturday at the Yuengling Center against Fairleigh Dickinson at 1 p.m.