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HONORS: Georgetown’s Qudus Wahab Named to BIG EAST Honor Roll

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Wahab had 17 points against Villanova and 12 points against Creighton

from GUHoyas.com

Georgetown Hoyas sophomore big man, Qudus Wahab, was named to this week’s BIG EAST Honor Roll.

Wahab tied his career high scoring 17 points (8-11 FGs), 5 rebounds against No. 3 Villanova on Sunday and had 12 points (5-9 FGs), 6 rebounds in the win at No. 15 Creighton.

The BIG EAST issued a press release, saying:

Qudus Wahab, Georgetown, C, So. – Averaged 14.5 points and 7.5 rebounds in a 1-1 week that included a win at Creighton (86-79). Shot 13-of-20 from the floor. Tied his career scoring high with 17 points at Villanova (84-74).

GUHOYAS Press Release:

Wahab Selected to BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll

WASHINGTON – Georgetown University men’s basketball sophomore center Qudus Wahab has been selected to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll, as announced by the league office on Monday. The accolade recognizes his performance in a 1-1 week for the Blue & Gray where the Hoyas faced a pair of ranked opponents on the road, downing No. 15 Creighton 86-79 on Wednesday and falling short 84-74 at No. 3 Villanova on Sunday.

QUDUS WAHAB

The sophomore averaged 14.5 ppg and 7.5 rpg while shooting 65.0 percent from the floor (13-for-20).

He tied his career high as he poured in 17 points at No. 3 Villanova on Sunday.

His 7.5 rpg was tied for the team-best with senior Jamorko Pickett.

For the season, Wahab is averaging 12.1 ppg and 7.8 rpg.

This is the first nod to the honor roll of Wahab’s career and the fourth of the season for Georgetown.

UP NEXT FOR THE HOYAS

Georgetown returns to action on Tuesday, February 9, hosting No. 15/12 Creighton at McDonough Arena. Tipoff is scheduled for 9 p.m. ET and will be broadcast on CBS Sports Network.

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