ACC Announces Basketball Players of the Week

Georgia Tech’s Georges-Hunt, Wake Forest’s Crawford recognized

GREENSBORO, N.C. ( – Georgia Tech senior Marcus Georges-Hunt has been selected as the Atlantic Coast Conference Basketball Player of the Week, while Wake Forest’s Bryant Crawford earned Rookie of the Week honors.

ACC basketball weekly honors are determined by a vote of a select media panel.

Georges-Hunt led Georgia Tech to two wins last week, as the Yellow Jackets held off Florida State, 86-80, on the road, and rallied for a 63-62 win at home over No. 19 Notre Dame. The 6-5 senior scored a game-high 27 points at Florida State, then followed that with a game-high 19 points, including the game-winning basket with one second left, against Notre Dame.

For the week, the College Park, Georgia, native averaged 23.0 points, hit 13 of 27 shots from the floor (4-of-8 on 3-point attempts) and 16 of 23 free throws. He had 11 total assists and just two turnovers while playing 78 minutes.

Wake Forest’s Crawford had a pair of strong performances last week. In a 101-96 double-overtime loss at Pitt, Crawford had 20 points, six rebounds, six assists and five steals. It was the first 20-5-5-5 game by a Demon Deacon in 11 years, since Chris Paul accomplished the feat in 2005 against North Carolina.

On Sunday, Crawford had 12 points, six rebounds, six assists and three steals as the Deacons rolled to a 74-48 win over Boston College. Crawford, a native of Silver Spring, Maryland, leads all ACC freshmen in assists and steals this season.