CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The America East conference announced Monday that freshman guard Alvin Abreu (Lynn, Mass.), of the University of New Hampshire men’s basketball team, was named America East Men’s Basketball Rookie of the Week for the week ending Dec. 9.
Alvin Abreu

Abreu averaged 12.0 points and 4.0 rebounds per game over the last week in losses against Northeastern University at home (62-57) and Brown University on the road (68-52).  Abreu scored 10 points and added five rebounds against the Huskies, and matched his career high by netting 14 points versus the Bears.
Abreu, who ranks first in the conference among rookies in scoring at 11.3 points per game, has scored in double digits in seven of eight games and has recorded exactly two 3-pointers in seven of eight games this season.
Abreu and the Wildcats return to action Monday, Dec. 10 when they play host to Long Island University at 7 p.m.
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