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Artis recognized as C-USA Player of the Week

Gaby Velasquez

After his noteworthy performance in the Gildan Charleston Classic throughout the weekend,  senior guard Dominic Artis received the Conference USA Player of the Week award on Monday, Nov. 21.

During the three games over the weekend, Artis averaged 19.7 points, 6.3 boards, 6.0 assists and 1.3 steals. He led the Miners to a 1-2 stand in the tournament as the squad squared off against Wake Forest (81-103), Western Michigan (85-75) and Mississippi State (61-54).

His outstanding 24-point performance against Wake Forest was among the most noteworthy of the weekend. He shot 8-of-12 from the field and hit 3-of-5 3-pointers. Against Western Michigan, Artis flirted with a triple-double, scoring 20 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists. Against Mississippi State, he notched 15 points for the Miners in their close game against the Bulldogs.

He leads the team in nearly every major category as he is the top in scoring (16.8 per game), rebounding (7.0 per game) assists (7.8 per game) and steals (2.0 per game). Currently, Artis is ninth in the nation for assists per game.

Artis and the bunch will take on Southeastern Louisiana on Wednesday, Nov. 23, at 7 p.m. in the Don Haskins Center.

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Adrian Broaddus, Sports Editor
Adrian Broaddus is the sports editor for The Prospector. He is a junior multimedia journalism major with a minor in political science.   Adrian was born and raised in El Paso, TX, and is a graduate of Franklin high school. He entered college in the fall of 2015 in hopes to better his career in journalism.   Along with sports, Adrian enjoys writing music reviews, perspective columns and news stories on politics.   Although he is pursuing his degree in journalism, Adrian would like to go to law school and be an attorney while doing part-time work in journalism.  
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