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Dec. 19, 2011
GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) - NC State senior forward Bonae Holston and Clemson freshman guard Kelly Gramlich earned 2011-12 Atlantic Coast Conference Women's Basketball Player and Rookie of the Week honors, respectively, for the week ending Sunday, Dec. 18.
Holston averaged 18.0 points, 8.5 rebounds and 2.5 steals in a 1-1 week for NC State. The Newport News, Va., native had 15 points and seven rebounds in a 66-59 victory over No. 20/18 Vanderbilt on Sunday. She sealed the win with a pair of free throws with 23 seconds left that gave the Wolfpack a five-point lead at the time. Holston also contributed a season-high 21 points and 10 rebounds for her third double-double of the season, and the 21st in her career, in a loss to Richmond on Thursday. She also had three steals against the Spiders.
Gramlich tied a school record with six made three-pointers, needing just eight attempts to knock them down. She scored a career-best 20 points overall in the contest, and needed just 25 minutes to notch her first career 20-point output. Clemson tied a school record with 11 made three-point goals in the game, and Gramlich was a main reason why. For the season, she is 16-40 (.400) from behind the arc, and is averaging 8.7 points and 3.3 rebounds per game, and has just nine turnovers in 215 minutes of play for the Lady Tigers.
ACC women's basketball action continues today as Florida State welcomes Alabama A&M and Georgia Tech participates in the Bahamas Splash Shootout against SIU-Edwardsville.
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