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Tulsa's Woodard Earns Final C-USA Freshman Of The Week Award

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Tulsa guard James Woodard averaged 14.0 points and 8.0 rebounds in two games last week, and was named Conference USA Men's Basketball Freshman of the Week.

A native of Edmond, Okla., Woodard totaled 28 points and 16 rebounds to lead the Golden Hurricane to a 1-1 week, including a road win at Rice to conclude the regular season. He scored his fifth double-double of the season, with 11 points and 11 rebounds, and made 4-of-9 field goals and 2-of-3 free throws to lead the Golden Hurricane to the win at Rice. Against SMU on Wednesday, Woodard scored 17 points with five rebounds and a pair of steals.

This is the fourth C-USA Freshman of the Week award for Woodard.

The Golden Hurricane opens the C-USA Championship at 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the BOK Center in Tulsa.

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