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Rodriguez named MVC Newcomer of the Week

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

Saluki men’s basketball junior transfer point guard Mike Rodriguez was named the Missouri Valley Conference Newcomer of the Week. 

In wins against Kent State and Sam Houston State Rodriguez — who started both games — averaged 34 and a half minutes a game, totaling 24 points, eight assists, four rebounds and three steals. 

Rodriguez currently leads the team with 16 assists. He also has the least amount of turnovers, three, this season. 

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Rodriguez is second on the team in scoring with an average of 12 points per game. 

Brent Meske can be reached at [email protected] or at 536-3333 

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