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Big East weekly awards: St. John's Yankuba Sima wins Freshman of the Week award

Sima had a big week in St. John's victories.

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St. John's Red Storm freshman center Yankuba Sima is the second BIG EAST Freshman of the Week of the 2015-16 season.

Sima averaged 10.5 points, 9.0 rebounds, and 5.0 blocks per game in the Red Storm's two victories this week. In their Gavitt Games victory over Rutgers, the center had 13 points, nine rebounds, and six blocks.

Sima and the Red Storm will play in the Maui Invitational this week.