Noting ACC Men's Basketball: January 17

Jan. 17, 2012


ACColades: Florida State hosts Maryland (ESPNU; 9:00) in lone Tuesday tilt ... home teams have won 12 of first 17 ACC games with 10 games decided by seven points or less, including six by fewer than three points ... Florida State senior guard Deividas Dulkys named ACC Player of the Week ... Boston College's Dennis Clifford selected ACC Rookie of the Week... NC State is the only ACC team to have five players averaging in double figures ... Virginia's Mike Scott leads all active ACC players in career points (1,231), rebounds (822) and double-doubles (29) ... Duke has been ranked in the Top 10 of the AP poll for an ACC-record 85 consecutive weeks ... Virginia Tech's Dorenzo Hudson is 20 minutes shy of 3,000 for his career ... North Carolina's Kendall Marshall has a 2.84:1 career assists to turnover ratio ... NC State's Scott Wood has a career free throw percentage of 88.6 (101-of-114) ... four ACC players - North Carolina's John Henson (2.5), Georgia Tech's Daniel Miller (2.4), Florida State's Bernard James (2.4) and Wake Forest's Carson Desrosiers (2.0) - are averaging over two blocked shots per game in their careers ... NC State sophomore Lorenzo Brown leads all active ACC players with 1.53 steals per game ... Virginia Tech's three losses have been by a total of nine points (3,4,2) ... over his last six games, Miami's Durand Scott is averaging 15.0 points and 3.3 assists.

By the Numbers:

North Carolina's Tyler Zeller3 - North Carolina senior Tyler Zeller has three double-doubles in his last five games and over that span is averaging 15.4 points and 11.2 rebounds.

6 - Boston College freshman Dennis Clifford has scored 10-or-more points in six of his last seven games and over that span is averaging 14.8 points and 6.0 rebounds.

7.6 - Over his last nine games, NC State sophomore Lorenzo Brown is averaging 7.6 assists per game.

9 - Maryland's James Padgett has had nine games with five-or-more offensive rebounds and leads the ACC in offensive rebounds per game (4.4).

11 - Maryland's Terrell Stoglin has scored 20 or more points in 11 of his 16 games and leads the ACC in scoring (20.9).

15 - Daniel Miller has two-or-more blocked shots in 15 of Tech's 17 games and is second in the ACC in blocked shots (2.8).

16 - Wake Forest's C.J. Harris has scored 10 or more points in 16 straight games and is third in the ACC in scoring (17.3)

18 - Virginia Tech's Erick Green has scored 10 or more points in an ACC-best 18 straight games and leads the team in scoring (16.1), assists (3.2) and steals (1.5).

20.0 - Over his last three games, Miami's Kenny Kadji is averaging 20.0 points and 8.0 rebounds.

32 - Florida State senior Deividas Dulkys hit on 8-of-10 from 3-point range and scored a career-high 32 points in Saturday's 90-57 win over No. 3 North Carolina.

51 - NC State's Scott Wood has made 51 consecutive free throws - good for the second-longest streak in ACC annals.

Team Notes:

Boston College: For the second straight game, freshman Dennis Clifford led all scorers with 15 points as Boston College edged visiting Virginia Tech in Saturday's ACC game ... Clifford has scored 10-or-more points in six of his last seven games and over that span is averaging 14.8 points and 6.0 rebounds ... sophomore Matt Humphrey added 14 points against the Hokies, and his eight rebounds were a season high ... with 12 points against Virginia Tech, freshman Ryan Anderson scored in double figures for the third time in four games ... after winning back-to-back ACC games at home, the Eagles are set to travel to NC State on Thursday night.

Clemson: With 12 points and 13 rebounds in Sunday night's home game against Duke, Devin Booker registered his second double-double of the season... Booker's 13 rebounds were his second-most this season and the most since he grabbed 14 in the Nov. 19 game vs. Charleston ... with a team-high 16 points against the Blue Devils, Milton Jennings reached double figures for the eighth time this season ... Jennings posted his highest point total since scoring 22 against Furman on Nov. 25 ... the Tigers play their second ACC road game of the season on Wednesday night, when they travel to Miami.

Duke: Duke became only the fourth team all season to have more than two double-figure scorers against Clemson in Sunday night's 73-66 win in Andre Dawkins (24 points), Mason Plumlee (12), Quinn Cook (10) ... Dawkins scored Duke's final six points over the final 1:16, including a key 3-pointer after Clemson closed within 65-61 late ... Miles Plumlee hauled in a game-high 14 rebounds vs. the Tigers, giving him 10 or more rebounds in four games this year ... the 14 rebounds were one shy of his career high ... Mason Plumlee went 4-for-4 from the foul line for his first career game without a missed free throw on more than three attempts.

Florida State: Deividas Dulkys' 32 points in Saturday's 90-57 win over No. 3 North Carolina were a career high .. Dulkys went 12-of-14 from the floor and 8-of-10 from 3-point range ... his eight successful shots from 3-point range were a Florida State record for an ACC game ... the Seminoles held UNC, which entered the game as the nation's leading scoring team, to 37 percent shooting from the floor while forcing 22 turnovers and holding a 41-33 advantage on the boards ... Michael Snaer added 17 points vs. UNC, while Okaro White came off the bench with a double-double effort in scoring 12 points and grabbing10 rebounds.

Georgia Tech: Following a 4-of-7 showing from the field in Sunday's ACC game at Maryland, sophomore Kammeon Holsey is shooting .639 percent from the floor for the season ... the Yellow Jackets blocked nine shots in the Maryland game ... Georgia Tech is averaging 5.9 blocked shots per game this season, tied for second best in the ACC ... Glen Rice Jr. has reached double figures in scoring in 10 of the 14 games in which he has played this season, including four games with at least 20 points ... after back-to-back ACC road games, Tech returns home on Thursday night, when it faces Virginia at Philips Arena.

Maryland: James Padgett came into Sunday's game against Georgia Tech leading the ACC and ranking sixth nationally with 4.1 offensive rebounds per game and had a career-high seven vs. the Yellow Jackets ...that helped propel him to 14 points, two shy of his career high ... Sean Mosley had a game-high 18 points (16 in the second half) and went 10-of-10 from the foul line vs. Georgia Tech ... Mosley is the 19th Terp in school history to have a perfect night from the line with at least 10 attempts ... Terrell Stoglin is shooting 48 percent (25-of-52) from 3 point range over the last six games.

Miami: Kenny Kadji, Reggie Johnson, and Durand Scott all scored double digit points in the Jan. 10 game at North Carolina ... Kadji ended with 16 points and has averaged 20 points and eight rebounds over his last three games ... Johnson and Scott recorded 12 points each ... Johnson, who added nine rebounds, has averaged 10.3 points and 7.3 rebounds in six games after missing the first nine games of the season due to a knee injury ... after playing their first two ACC games on the road, the Hurricanes will come off of an eight-day break when they host to Clemson on Wednesday night, followed by a home game vs. NC State on Jan. 22.

North Carolina: With 14 points and 14 rebounds in Saturday's game at Florida State, senior Tyler Zeller posted his third double-double in five games ... it marked the 10th double-double of his career and sixth this season ... Zeller has averaged 15.4 points and 11.2 rebounds over those five games ... with four assists vs. the Seminoles, Kendall Marshall surpassed the 400-mark for his career (he now has 403) ... Marshall continues to lead the ACC in assists per game (9.6) and in assist-to-turnover-ratio (3.5) ... UNC plays its second straight ACC road game when it visits Virginia Tech on Thursday night.

NC State: NC State's 36-point win at Wake Forest on Saturday marked the second- largest ACC road win in school history, with only a 40-point win at Clemson in 1954 ranking higher. ... with the win, Mark Gottfried became the first of eight coaches in school's ACC history to win his first conference road game ... Scott Wood has connected on a school-record 51 straight free throws without a miss ... Wood, who is 41-of- 41 from the line this season, owns the second-longest successful free-throw shooting streak in ACC history, three behind the mark of 54 set by former Duke All-American J.J. Redick (2003-04).

Virginia: With a game-high 23 points in last Thursday night's game at Duke, Mike Scott scored in double figures for the 65th time in his career and 14th time season ...Scott had his fifth 20-point game of the season and the 11th of his career ... Scott's 23 points tied his ACC-high (set in previous game against Miami ... Scott had consecutive 20-point games for the first time in his career ... Scott moved into 29th place on Virginia's career scoring list with 1,233 points, moving past Roger Mason Jr. (1,231, 2000-02), Kenny Turner (1,220, 1988-91) and Jim Miller (1,218, 1982-85) ... with 14 points vs. the Blue Devils Joe Harris scored in double figures for the 29th time in his career and 13th time this season.

Virginia Tech: Erick Green has scored in double figures in each of the 15 games in which he has played this season and in an ACC-best 18 straight games dating back to last season ... Victor Davila's 14 points in Saturday's game at Boston College led the Hokies ... Davilia posted his fifth double-figure scoring game of the season and his first since scoring a season-high 15 points in a win over Campbell on Dec. 17 ... with 13 points vs. the Eagles, Dorenzo Hudson scored in double figures for the seventh time this season ... Virginia Tech's three ACC losses have been by a total of nine points (3, 4 and 2).

Wake Forest: With 10 points in Saturday's game vs. NC State, guard C.J. Harris has scored in double figures in each of the 16 games in which he has played this season ... over his last two games, Ty Walker has averaged 8 points, 8 rebounds and 5.5 blocked shots ... Saturday's game against the Wolfpack marked just the second time in 17 games this season that sophomore Travis McKie has failed to score in double figures ... McKie has four games this season with exactly 25 points and has seven games of at least 20 points ... Wake Forest faces another in-state ACC foe in its next outing when it travels to Duke on Thursday night.