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Haynes Named USA South Rookie of the Week for Second Time

Haynes Named USA South Rookie of the Week for Second Time

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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- For a second straight week Covenant men's basketball freshman forward Caleb Haynes has been named the USA South Rookie of the Week, announced the league on Monday morning.

Haynes also garnered honors last week after averaging 11.0 points and eight rebounds per game.

The freshman from Section, Ala., scored a career-high 16 points to go along with five rebounds and three assists in Covenant's 93-82 overtime victory against LaGrange last Friday, the Scots' lone contest of the week. Haynes scored seven of those points in overtime as his play helped Covenant outscore the visiting Panthers 16-5 in the extra session. Haynes finished 7-of-10 from the field and also registered a block.

For the year, Haynes is averaging 6.4 points and 5.4 rebounds per game while shooting 60.3 percent from the field. Over the last three games, the freshman has elevated his play by tallying 12.7 points and 7.0 rebounds to help Covenant to a three-game win streak.


Covenant (7-5, 1-1 USA South) hosts Maryville on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. inside Barnes PE Center.


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