This Week in ACC Basketball: January 15

Jan. 15, 2013

 

Clemson's home game against Wake Forest tonight tips off the first of eight league contests on this week's ACC Men's Basketball schedule ... Miami and NC State share the top spot in the still-early league standings with 3-0 ACC records ... It marks the first time the Hurricanes have won their first three ACC games since joining the conference ... NC State, which ended then top-ranked Duke's 15-game winning streak last Saturday, is off to its first 3-0 start in ACC play since 1988-89 ... The Wolfpack carries an ACC-best 10-game winning streak into Wednesday night's road game at Maryland ... NC State's Richard Howell, who had 16 points and 18 rebounds in the win over Duke, is the ACC Player of the Week ... Boston College's Olivier Hanlan, who averaged 17.5 points in two league games, earned ACC Rookie of the Week honors ... This week's AP poll has Duke at No. 3 and NC State at No. 14.

Clemson's home game against Wake Forest tonight tips off the first of eight league contests on this week's ACC Men's Basketball schedule ... Miami and NC State share the top spot in the still-early league standings with 3-0 ACC records ... It marks the first time the Hurricanes have won their first three ACC games since joining the conference ... NC State, which ended then top-ranked Duke's 15-game winning streak last Saturday, is off to its first 3-0 start in ACC play since 1988-89 ... The Wolfpack carries an ACC-best 10-game winning streak into Wednesday night's road game at Maryland ... NC State's Richard Howell, who had 16 points and 18 rebounds in the win over Duke, is the ACC Player of the Week ... Boston College's Olivier Hanlan, who averaged 17.5 points in two league games, earned ACC Rookie of the Week honors ... This week's AP poll has Duke at No. 3 and NC State at No. 14.