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Feb. 14, 2012
Clemson hosts Virginia (ESPNU; 7:00) in lone Tuesday game ... four ACC teams - Duke, North Carolina, Florida State, Virginia - ranked in both polls ... North Carolina's Tyler Zeller named ACC Player of the Week ... Duke's Austin Rivers tabbed ACC Rookie of the Week for the fourth straight week and seventh time overall ... of the 61 ACC regular season games that have been played, 29 have been decided by seven points or less, including 22 by four or fewer points ... NC State is the only ACC team to have five players averaging in double figures ... eight of Clemson's 12 losses have been by four points or less ... Florida State leads the ACC in field goal percentage defense (.375) ... three Tar Heels - Tyler Zeller (.551), John Henson (.510), Harrison Barnes (.468) - rank 2-3-5 among ACC field goal percentage leaders ... Miami has had a league-high 10 players score in double-figures at least one time this season.
By the Numbers:
6 - North Carolina's Tyler Zeller leads all ACC players with six double-doubles in conference game play ... in ACC play, Zeller is averaging 19.0 points, 10.8 rebounds and 2.0 blocked shots.
7 - NC State's seven conference wins are the most for the Wolfpack since a 10-6 mark in 2005-06.
11.0 - Over his last three games, Virginia Tech's Dorian Finney-Smith is averaging 11.0 points and 8.0 rebounds.
15.0 - Duke's Austin Rivers has scored in double figures in all but four games and leads all ACC freshmen in minutes played (32.2) and scoring (15.0).
10.4 - Boston College's Matt Humphrey has scored 13 or more points in each of the last five games and is the only Eagle averaging in double figures (10.4).
17 - Maryland's Terrell Stoglin has scored 20 or more points in 17 of his 23 games and leads the ACC in scoring (21.6).
19.0 - Over his last four games, Virginia's Mike Scott is averaging 19.0 points and 8.0 rebounds.
22 - Duke's Miles Plumlee had a career-high 22 rebounds in Saturday's 73-55 win over Maryland ... the 22 rebounds were the most by an ACC player since NC State's J.J. Hickson had 23 against Clemson on Feb. 16, 2008.
24 - Wake Forest's C.J. Harris has scored 10 or more points in 24 straight games ... Harris leads the ACC in minutes played (34.8), is third in scoring (17.3), fourth in field goal percentage (.494) and free throw percentage (.843).
26 - Virginia Tech's Erick Green has scored 10 or more points in an ACC-best 26 straight games and ranks seventh in the ACC in scoring (15.5).
The Eagles dropped a tough one point decision to Virginia Tech on Sunday night despite shooting a season-high 55.8 percent from the floor and going 8-of-9 from the foul line ... Ryan Anderson led four Eagles in double figures with 17 points ... Anderson has averaged 15.5 points over his last two games and has posted 13 double figure scoring games this season ... Lonnie Jackson added 14 points vs. the Hokies ... Jackson has scored in double figures in each of his last four games (averaging 11.5 points over that span) and in 11 games this season ... Matt Humphrey posted his 13th double-figure scoring game of the season with 13 points Sunday night.
Tanner Smith scored 15 of his 20 points in the first half of Saturday's win at Wake Forest ... the Tigers earned their first win at Joel Coliseum since the facility's first season in 1989-90 ... Brad Brownell became the first Tiger coach to win each of his first three games against Wake Forest ... Clemson shot a season-high 58 percent against the Demon Deacons, converting 32 of 55 field goal attempts ... with 15 points on Saturday, Milton Jennings scored in double figures for the second straight game and the 10th time this season ... Andre Young (12 points) posted his 18th double figure scoring game of the season.
Brothers Mason and Miles Plumlee combined to haul in 32 of Duke's season-high 48 rebounds in Saturday'swin over visiting Maryland ... Miles set a career high with 22 boards, which is the second highest single-game total in the NCAA this season, the ninth most rebounds in Duke history and the most in the Coach K era ... it marked the 28th time in Duke's 106-year history that a player grabbed 20 rebounds in a game ... both of the Plumlees recorded a double-double in the same game for the first time in their three seasons together at Duke ...they combined for 29 points and 32 rebounds.
Florida State's Bernard James scored 15 of his career-high tying 18 points in the second half of Saturday's ACC road win over visiting Miami ... James went 7-of-8 from the field in the final 20 minutes ... James' efforts helped the Seminoles shoot 52.2 percent from the floor in the second half against the Hurricanes ... Michael Snaer added 12 points in Saturday's win ... Snaer has scored in double figures 18 times this season and in seven of his last eight games ... Florida State continues to lead the ACC in field goals percentage defense (.375) and in steals (8.7 per game) ... the Seminoles rank second in blocked shots (6.0 per game).
Kammeon Holsey led all scorers with 17 points in Thursday night's ACC game against visiting NC State ... Holsey is shooting just under 61 percent from the floor this season ... with 15 points against the Wolfpack, Glen Rice Jr. has reached double-fi gure scoring in 14 of the 20 games in which he has played this season ... with 10 points and 11 rebounds on Thursday night, center Daniel Miller posted his first double-double of the season and the second of his career ... Miller has blocked at least one blocked shot in 23 of the Yellow Jackets' 24 games and ranks second in the ACC in blocked shots (2.4).
ACC leading scorer Terrell Stoglin scored 13 point in Saturday's game at Duke ... Stoglin has scored in double figures in 22 consecutive games and in 23 of the 24 games in which has played this season ... Nick Faust matched a season high with 15 points and Mychal Parker scored a career-high 12 ... Parker's previous career high was nine points vs. Notre Dame on Dec. 4 and at NC State on Jan. 18 ... Faust previously scored 15 points against Colorado on Nov. 18 and has reached double figures in scoring seven times this season ... the Terps return to action Thursday night at home vs. Boston College.
Junior Kenny Kadji led the Hurricanes with 14 points in Saturday afternoon's ACC game at Florida State ... Kadji has scored in double figures in 10 consecutive games and in 14 of his last 15 ... Miami is 3-3 in conference games on the road this season, the first time the Canes have won three ACC road games in a season since the 2005-06 campaign, when the team was 3-5 ... UM was also 3-5 in league games on the road in its inaugural season in the ACC, 2004-05 ... Miami's bench continues to be productive, scoring the following in the last five games: 15 at FSU,19 vs. Virginia Tech, 16 at Duke, 22 vs. Maryland and 15 at BC.
Senior Tyler Zeller reached double figures for the 10th straight game and the 20th time this season with a game-high 25 points in Saturday's win over visiting Virginia ... Zeller also grabbed nine rebounds ... Zeller has averaged 19.0 points and 10.8 rebounds over his last 10 games ... Harrison Barnes added 14 points and 11 rebounds vs. the Cavaliers for his second double-double of the year and second this season ... with Saturday's win, UNC coach Roy Williams earned his 664th career victory to tie UCLA's John Wooden for 23rd place in Division I men's basketball history.
With a 7-3 record in ACC play, the Wolfpack owns its best conference mark after 10 games since 2006 ... Scott Wood's streak of consecutive made free throws ended at 66 in Thursday night's 61-52 win at Georgia Tech ... Wood's run, which began with 10 straight made free throws to end the 2010-11 season and extended with 56 straight this year, ranks fourth in NCAA history ... Wood has also connected on at least one 3-point shot in 22 consecutive games, the longest streak in the conference at present ... C.J. Williams (15 points vs. Tech) has scored in double figures in 16 of 25 games.
Senior Mike Scott scored 18 points vs. North Carolina on Saturday ... Scott has 1,373 points and moved past Elton Brown (2002-05, 1,356 points) into 22nd place on Virginia's all-time list ... Scott scored in double figures for the 73rd time in his career and 22nd time this season ... Jontel Evans added an ACC career-high 12 points to reach double figures for the 12th time in his career ... Evans' 37 minutes played tied his career high ... sophomore guard Joe Harris fractured a bone in his left hand ... the stable fracture will be managed without an operation at this time and his hand will be protected when he plays and he will be closely monitored
Freshman Dorian Finney-Smith tied for game-high scoring honors with 17 points, including the game-winning tip-in with 1.8 seconds remaining in Sunday night's 66-65 win over visiting Boston College ... Finney-Smith, who came off the bench for just the second time this season, went 7-for-10 from the floor ... Finney- Smith also grabbed a game-high eight rebounds against the Eagles ... Finney-Smith has led the Hokies in rebounding with eight in each of his last three games ... junior guard Erick Green scored 10 points vs. BC, extending his streak of scoring in double figures to an ACC-best 26 straight games.
C.J. Harris scored 18 points Saturday against visiting Clemson to extend his double-figure scoring streak to 24 games ... Harris went 7-for-7 from the foul line and has now made 37 of his last 38 free throw attempts over his past seven games. ... Harris is the first Demon Deacon since Jeff Teague to score in double figures for at least 20 games straight ... Teague had a 35-game streak to end his collegiate career ... Travis McKie added 13 points on Saturday and has scored in double figures in 21 of the 25 games in which he has played this season ... the Deacons will remain home to face Georgia Tech on Wednesday night.