November 2019, Sports

Johnson-Cash of SAU selected CIAA Men’s Basketball rookie of the week

RALEIGH, N.C. (Nov. 12) – Redshirt freshman forward Aaron Johnson-Cash (San Francisco, CA) of Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) made every shot at the Shaw Classic this past weekend and that earned him CIAA Men’s Basketball Rookie of the Week accolades on Tuesday.

Johnson-Cash was perfect from the floor (5 of 5) and the free throw line (4 of 4) in averaging 7 points in two games. He scored eight points on 4 of 4 shooting in a loss to Mansfield University on Sunday, Nov. 10. The day before, Johnson-Cash was 1 of 1 from the floor and 4 of 4 from the free throw line for six points in a 63-51 win over Clarion University on Saturday, Nov. 9.

In addition to his perfect shooting, Johnson-Cash totaled three rebounds, three assists and one block as the Falcons finished 1-1 in the Shaw Classic, played in Raleigh, N.C. His play was good enough to win his first CIAA weekly award this season.

-Office of Sports Information