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Feb. 21, 2012
Four league matchups on tap Tuesday - Clemson at Georgia Tech (RSN; 7:00), Miami at Maryland (ACC Network; 8:00), North Carolina at NC State (ACC Network; 8:00) and Virginia at Virginia Tech (ESPNU; 9:00) ... four ACC teams - Duke, North Carolina, Florida State, Virginia - ranked in AP poll ... the ACC has three teams - Duke, Florida State and North Carolina - tied for first place with 10-2 marks for the first time in league history ... of the 73 ACC regular season games that have been played, 32 have been decided by seven points or less, including 24 by four or fewer points ... North Carolina's Harrison Barnes named ACC Player of the Week ... Boston College's Ryan Anderson selected ACC Rookie of the Week ... Virginia Tech's last three games, played over a seven-day span, were each decided on baskets in the final three seconds ... on the season, seven of the Hokies' ACC games have been decided on plays in the final three seconds ... NC State's Scott Wood leads the ACC in free throw percentage (.919) ... Wake Forest's C.J. Harris leads the ACC in minutes played (35.0).
By the Numbers
1 - Virginia senior Sammy Zeglinski is one assist shy of 300 for his career.
9.7 - North Carolina sophomore Kendall Marshall has 11 games with 10-or-more assists and leads the ACC in assists per game (9.7).
13.4 - Clemson's Andre Young has scored 12-or-more points in each of his last five games and over that span is averaging 13.4 points, 3.0 rebounds and 2.6 assists.
15.0 - Duke's Austin Rivers has scored in double figures in all but four games and leads all ACC freshmen in scoring (15.0).
18 - Maryland's Terrell Stoglin has scored 20 or more points in 18 of his 26 games and leads the ACC in scoring (21.4).
21.5 - Over his last two games, Boston College's Ryan Anderson is averaging 21.5 points and 9.0 rebounds ... Anderson leads all ACC freshmen in double-doubles with six.
24 - NC State's Scott Wood has made at least one 3-point field goal in an ACC-best 24 straight games.
28 - Virginia Tech's Erick Green has scored 10 or more points in an ACC-best 28 straight games and ranks seventh in the ACC in scoring (15.6).
42 - John Henson leads all active ACC players in career blocked shots (263), double-doubles (32) and 10-rebound games (42).
90 - Duke has been ranked in the Top 10 of the AP poll for an ACC-record 90 consecutive weeks.
299 - With Duke (No. 5) and North Carolina (No. 7) in this week's AP poll, at least one ACC team has been ranked in the AP Top 10 for 299 consecutive weeks, dating back to March 11, 1996.
Freshman Ryan Anderson led the Eagles in scoring for the third straight contest with a game-high 21 points in Sunday night's ACC game against No. 5 Duke ... Anderson has averaged 18.5 points over his last four games and has posted 15 double-figure scoring games this season ... Anderson also added eight rebounds and has averaged 8.5 rebounds over his last nine games ... Anderson, averaging 10.8 points and 7.0 rebounds per game on the year, is bidding to become just the 11th freshman in ACC history to lead his team in both scoring and rebounding ... Matt Humphrey added 12 points against Duke for his 15th double-figure scoring game of the season.
Senior Andre Young led the Tigers with 13 points in Saturday's ACC road game at North Carolina ... Young has scored in double figures in five straight games and in 20 of the 26 games in which he has played this season ... over the last five games, Young is averaging 13.4 points and 3.0 rebounds ... Devin Booker led Clemson on the boards against North Carolina with a game-high nine rebounds ... Booker has pulled down at least nine rebounds in seven games this season and leads the Tigers with 6.9 per contest ... the Tigers return to action Tuesday night to face Georgia Tech at Philips Arena in Atlanta.
Duke won its sixth straight ACC road game with Sunday night's 75- 50 win at Boston College ... during the Blue Devils' nearly six-decade tenure in the ACC, they have started 6-0 in league road games just five times ... the last time Duke started 6-0 in league road games was in 2005-06 ... Duke also won its first six ACC road games in 1999-2000, 1998-99 and 1962-63 ... Seth Curry has averaged 21.6 points per game while leading Duke in scoring in four of his last five games, his best five-game streak of the season ... the Blue Devils sank 10 3-pointers against Boston College, giving them at least eight treys in six straight games
With Saturday's 76-62 win at NC State, FSU (19-7, 10-2) has defeated the four North Carolina teams in the ACC -- NC State, Duke, Wake Forest and UNC -- in the same season for the first time in program history ...the Seminoles had beaten three of those four programs in the same season in five separate years before this current campaign ... FSU has a Thursday night home rematch with Duke, which it defeated on Michael Snaer's 3-pointer at the buzzer on Jan. 21 ... FSU's bench outscored NC State's reserves by a 37-8 margin in Saturday's win ... Ian Miller led FSU with 17 points, his ninth double-figure scoring game in the 15 he has played this season.
All five Yellow Jacket starters scored in double figures in Saturday's overtime game at Virginia Tech, led by Kammeon Holsey's game-high 18 points ... Mfon Udofi a finished the game with 15, Daniel Miller scored 11, and Jason Morris and Brandon Reed added 10 each... Miller scored in double figures for the fifth straight game ... Miller has blocked at least one shot in 25 of the Yellow Jackets' 26 games and ranks second in the ACC in blocked shots (2.4) ... Georgia Tech hit a season-high 58.3 percent from the floor, including 7-of-13 on 3-point tries ... the Yellow Jackets also held a 32-18 edge in rebounding.
ACC leading scorer Terrell Stoglin scored all 14 of his points in the first half of Saturday's game at Virginia ... Stoglin has scored in double figures in 25 of 26 games this season and scored 20 or more points on 18 occasions ... freshman Nick Faust scored 13 points in Saturday's game ... Faust has averaged 14.0 points and 5.0 rebounds over his last three games ... Faust has reached double-figure scoring in four of his last five games and in nine games this season ... Maryland, which has played four of its previous six games on the road, returns home to face Miami on Tuesday night.
Kenny Kadji scored 18 points in Saturday's win over Wake Forest ... Kadji has scored in double figures in 12 consecutive games and in 16 of his last 17 ... Durand Scott also scored 18 points on Saturday to hit double figures for the third straight game and the sixth time in the last seven ... Miami notched a season-high 20 assists vs. Wake Forest, its 11th-straight game with double-digit assists...Malcolm Grant had a season-high six assists ... Miami's bench continues to be productive, scoring 129 points in the past seven games ...the reserves have scored at least 20 points in three games - UNC, Maryland and Wake Forest.
Harrison Barnes led all scorers with 24 points in Saturday's win over visiting Clemson ... Barnes has reached double-figure scoring in 24 of the 27 games he has played this season, including 11 with at least 20 points ... Kendall Marshall had 13 assists vs. the Tigers, the 11th time this season and 17th time in his career he has handed out double-figure assists ... UNC (10- 2 in the ACC) is assured of a conference-leading 36th season with 10 or more regular-season ACC wins ... Duke is second with 30 ... it marks the seventh such season in the last eight years under head coach Roy Williams.
C.J. Leslie led the Wolfpack with 21 points and nine rebounds in Saturday's ACC game against visiting Florida State ... Leslie reached double figure scoring for the 21st time in the 24 games he has played this season ...Leslie has averaged 9.3 rebounds over his last three games ... Lorenzo Brown was the only other NC State player to get into double figures in scoring against the Seminoles, putting up 12 points ... Brown also had three assists in the game, giving him the 10th most assists in a single season by a Wolfpack player, with 175 ... NC State remains home to face North Carolina on Tuesday night.
With Saturday's 71-44 win over visiting Maryland, Virginia reached the 20-win mark for the first time since 2006-07 ... the Cavaliers held their 11th opponent under 50 points this season ... the Cavaliers posted their third ACC win of the season by 20 or more points (most 20-point plus ACC wins in a season since 2000-01) ... Mike Scott scored an ACC career-high 25 points in Saturday's win ... Scott has scored in double figures in 13 straight games, the longest streak of his career and the third-longest active streak in the ACC ... Akil Mitchell had a career high 10 rebounds vs. the Terps ... Malcolm Brogdon scored an ACC career-high 14 points.
Erick Green scored 14 points in Saturday's ACC 74-73 overtime win over visiting Georgia Tech, extending his streak of scoring in double figures to 28 games, the longest active streak in the conference at present ... Cadarian Raines added a career-high 13 points for the Hokies, making 4-of-8 from the floor and 5-of-8 from the free-throw line ... Virginia Tech has won two of its last three games in the waning seconds ... Dorian Finney-Smith's tip-in with less than two seconds left lifted the Hokies to a 66-65 win over Boston College on Feb. 12, and Dorenzo Hudson's 3-pointer at the buzzer clinched Saturday's OT win.
C.J. Harris led three Deacons in double figures with 14 points to go along with a team-high five assists in Saturday's ACC road game at Miami ... Harris has scored in double figures in 25 of his last 26 games ... Chase Fischer scored 12 points, hitting 2-of-4 from 3-point range ... Travis McKie chipped in 10 points and five rebounds against the Hurricanes ... McKie has scored in double figures in 23 of the 27 games in which he has played this season ... Wake Forest will be off during the upcoming mid-week ... the Demon Deacons return to action next Saturday, when they play host to Boston College.