Hofstra freshman forward Halil Kanacevic won Colonial Athletic Association rookie of the week honors for the third time this season it was announced today. In three games last week, Kanacevic averaged 13.3 points and 9.0 rebounds while improving his career-high in scoring twice.

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Kanacevic had 16 points and 12 rebounds in a 67-63 loss at George Mason and came back two days later to record 18 points, 10 boards and five blocked shots in a 77-61 home win over Towson. He struggled with six points and five rebounds in a 57-46 loss Saturday at Old Dominion.

For the season, Kanacevic is averaging 8.3 points and a team-high 7.5 rebounds. The Pride (9-8, 2-3) meets Virginia Commonwealth Tuesday night at the Mack Sports Complex at 7 p.m. in a game that will be televised nationally on ESPNU.