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Kelly Hughes Earns ACC Rookie of the Week Honors

Freshman Kelly Hughes averaged 13 points and 7.5 rebounds in two wins this week.

Freshman Kelly Hughes averaged 13 points and 7.5 rebounds in two wins this week.

Dec. 16, 2013

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Freshman Kelly Hughes captured Atlantic Coast Conference Rookie of the Week honors, announced Tuesday by the conference office.

This marks the first honor for a BC player this season.

Hughes, a native of Point Pleasant, New Jersey, averaged 13 points and 7.5 rebounds in a pair of wins for the Eagles this past week. Hughes had 12 points and seven boards in the win over Boston University on Wednesday. She went 4-for-8 from the three-point line in the win.

Against New Hampshire on Sunday afternoon, Hughes shot 5-for-10 from the floor, 4-for-8 from long range and grabbed eight rebounds to finish with 14 points in the win.

Hughes is fifth in the ACC in three-pointers made (27) and fifth in 3-point field goal percentage (46.6). She is third on the Eagles in scoring (9.8 ppg.) and third in rebounding (4.9 rpg.).

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