DePaul’s Eli Cain earns Big East All-Freshman honors

DePaul guard Eli Cain was named to the Big East All-Freshman team Sunday. Cain averaged 10.2 points this season and shot 43.7 percent from 3-point range.

In Big East competition, Cain ranked No. 8 in free throw rate and No. 22 in effective field-goal percentage. The 6-foot-6 guard also ranked No. 3 among freshmen in both categories.

Cain finished the season playing his best basketball. He averaged 15 points in the final eight games and posted a career-high 25 points in a Feb. 17 matchup at St. John’s.

This is the eighth time a DePaul player has been named to the All-Freshman team.


Big East All-Freshman Team

Jalen Brunson, Villanova

Eli Cain, DePaul

Haanif Cheatham, Marquette

Henry Ellenson, Marquette

Jessie Govan, Georgetown

Edmond Sumner, Xavier

Kassoum Yakwe, St. John’s

Author: Jesse Kramer

Jesse Kramer is the founder of The Catch and Shoot. He's a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. He has had work featured on, College Insider, The Comeback/Awful Announcing, and 247Sports.

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