Dayton guard named A-10 Rookie of the Week again

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Dayton Flyers highlights: Malachi Smith in ESPN Events Invitational in November 2021

Flyers have won five games in a row and play at SMU on Wednesday

Dayton Flyers freshman point guard Malachi Smith was named the Atlantic 10 Conference Rookie of the Week on Monday for the second straight week.

In victories against Alabama State and Northern Illinois, Smith averaged 13.0 points, 6.0 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 4.5 steals.

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The previous week, Smith was honored for his performance in three games at the ESPN Events Invitational, where he was named MVP.

Smith is averaging 9.4 points and 4.2 assists in nine games. He leads the A-10 in free-throw shooting percentage (23 of 25, 92.0) and ranks fourth in steals (2.0 per game).

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