El Paso, TX — UTEP's Vince Hunter was named the Conference USA Freshman of the Week for a league-leading fourth time this season on Monday.
Hunter averaged 19.5 points and 5.5 rebounds as UTEP lost to Florida Atlantic (71-69) and beat FIU (84-71). He led the Miners in scoring in both games. He scored 18 points versus Florida Atlantic. He registered his team-leading fourth 20-point game of the season against FIU, contributing 21 points, seven rebounds and three assists. He was 7-for-11 from the field and 7-for-8 from the line versus the Panthers. Hunter made 13-of-25 shots (.520) and 13-of-17 free throws (.765) for the week.
The Miners will play at Tulane on Thursday and Southern Miss on Saturday.