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UTEP's Washburn Repeats as Conference USA Freshman of the Week

Julian Washburn

Julian Washburn

Dec. 19, 2011

UTEP's Julian Washburn was tabbed the Conference USA Freshman of the Week for the second straight time on Monday.

Washburn followed up a 12-point night at UNLV on Wednesday by scoring a season-high 19 points versus Southern on Saturday. He made 7-of-11 shots, 3-of-4 three pointers and 2-of-2 free throws versus the Jaguars. Washburn had solid all-around numbers for the week, averaging 15.5 points, 5.0 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 0.5 blocks and 1.0 steals while shooting 54.2 percent (13-for-24) from the floor.

The Duncanville, Texas native joins Tulane's Ricky Tarrant as the only multiple winners of the award this season.