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Miami Hurricanes Hoops: G Lonnie Walker IV named ACC Co-Freshman of the Week

Another award for Miami’s star freshman

NCAA Basketball: Louisville at Miami Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

On Monday afternoon, Miami Hurricanes G Lonnie Walker IV was named ACC Co-Freshman of the Week

Walker earned this recognition after 2 very strong games for the Canes. Walker IV had 25 points, 4 rebounds, and 3 assists in Miami’s 78-75 OT win over Louisville. In that game, Walker IV showed hi elite talent, and hit a twisting layup late in regultion to send the game into overtime, which our is the cover photo of this piece, and our Mike Meredith made into an awesome wallpaper edit

USA Today photo, Mike Meredith/State of the U illustration

Walker IV continued his strong play by posting a line of 23 points, 4 rebounds, and 5 assists in Miami’s OT loss at FSU on Saturday.

For the week, Walker IV averaged 24 points, 4 rebounds, and 4 assists per game in helping Miami to a 1-1 record.

Walker split the ACC Freshman of the Week award with North Carolina State Allerik Freeman. You can read more about all this week’s ACC awards right here.

Congrats to Lonnie Walker (and Allerik Freeman) on this award.

Keep the strong play going, kid. This is your team, now.

Go Canes