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Hurricanes guard Chris Lykes named ACC rookie of the week

Miami freshman scored career-high 18 points in win against FSU

Miami freshman Chris Lykes tries to avoid getting a shot blocked in the second half of an 80-74 win against Florida State at the Watsco Center in Coral Gables, Florida, Jan. 7, 2018.
Miami freshman Chris Lykes tries to avoid getting a shot blocked in the second half of an 80-74 win against Florida State at the Watsco Center in Coral Gables, Florida, Jan. 7, 2018. (Jeff Romance)

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Miami Hurricanes guard Chris Lykes received a big honor Monday.

The Atlantic Coast Conference named Lykes rookie of the week.

The 5-foot-7 guard scored a career-high 18 points in Miami's win over Florida State.

Lykes is averaging 7.5 points and 1.5 assists while coming off the bench in all 15 games for the Hurricanes this season.


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