PHILADELPHIA – Redshirt freshman guard Damian Dunn was named the Philadelphia Big 5 Co-Rookie of the Year in voting by the league's coaches and select media. Dunn also joins sophomore guard Khalif Battle on the All-Big 5 Second Team.
Dunn, who was among the nation's leaders in free throws made (6.1) and attempted (7.9) per game, ranked second on the Owls in scoring (13.5 ppg.) and third in assists (29). The Meadowcreek, Ga. native also earned a spot on the American Athletic Conference All-Rookie Team. Dunn shares the Rookie of the Year honor with Jordan Hall of Saint Joseph's.