Hofstra junior Aaron Estrada continued his strong season as today he was named the Met Basketball Writers Association Player of the Week. It is Estrada’s third weekly award from the MBWA as he previously earned the honor on December 7 and December 21.
It was another outstanding week for Estrada as he averaged 23.5 points, 7.0 rebounds, 5.0 assists, and 2.0 steals per game for the Pride.
He got his week started with a virtuoso performance on Thursday at Charleston as he single-handedly led the Pride to a 76-73 win over the Cougars. Estrada scored a career-high tying 30 points, including 23 in the second half and Hofstra’s final 15 points, to carry the team to the win. He also added seven assists, five rebounds, and three steals in the game.
On Saturday in the narrow 78-72 loss at UNCW, he led Hofstra in points, rebounds, and assists with 17, nine, and three, respectively.
For the week he shot 55% (17-31) from the field, 6-11 (55%) from three-point range, and 100% (7-7) from the free throw line.
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