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Dec. 27, 2010
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Miami’s Malcolm Grant has been named the ACC Player of the Week, while NC State’s C.J. Leslie was selected the ACC Rookie of the Week following their outstanding performances this past week.
Grant averaged 19.0 points and 2.3 assists per game to lead the Hurricanes to a 3-0 record at the Las Vegas Holiday Hoops Classic last week. The Brooklyn, N.Y., junior shot 52 percent from the field (13-of-25), 50 percent from beyond the arc (6-of-12) and 92.6 percent from the line (25-of-27), and has hit 49 of his last 52 free throws (94.2) since Dec. 4.
In NC State's lone game last week, Leslie finished with 15 points and a team-high nine rebounds in the Pack's 72-70 win over Delaware State Wednesday. For the sixth straight game, Leslie led the Pack in rebounding. The Holly Springs, N.C., native also handed out a career-best four assists in his 34 minutes of action.