UNCW’s Kai Toews named CAA rookie of the week

UNCW’s Kai Toews named CAA rookie of the week
(Smist, John)

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - The Colonial Athletic Association named UNCW freshman Kai Toews the league’s co-rookie of the week on Monday.

Toews averaged 12 points and 10 assists per game in two home games.

Last Tuesday, the Tokyo native scored 16 points and handed out 10 assists in a 95-86 win over East Carolina. Toews followed that up with eight points and 10 assists in Saturday’s 91-85 loss to Davidson.

Toews is the first Seahawk to earn rookie of the week honors since C.J. Bryce did it four times during the 2015-16 season.

Toews is averaging 8.4 points, 2.3 rebounds and 7.0 assists per game, and ranks second in the NCAA in total assists (63) and ninth in assists per game.

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