Virginia Tech's Dorenzo Hudson and Wake Forest's C.J. Harris Earn ACC Basketball Weekly Honors
Jan. 4, 2010
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Virginia Tech's Dorenzo Hudson has been named ACC Player of the Week and Wake Forest's C.J. Harris earned ACC Rookie of the Week honors.
Hudson scored a career-high 41 points, had five assists and three rebounds in Saturday's 103-94 overtime win over Big East foe Seton Hall. On the week, the Charlotte, N.C. junior averaged 26.0 points 4.0 assists and 4.0 rebounds as the Hokies ran their record to 12-1 with a pair of non-conference victories.
Hudson's 41-point effort marked just the 10th time in school history that a Virginia Tech player scored at least 41 points and the first time since Bimbo Coles in 1990. In addition, he tied a school record by making 20 free throws (out of 21 attempts). In earning the league's rookie award for the fourth time this season, Harris averaged 11.0 points, 2.7 rebounds and shot 94.4 percent from the free throw line in Wake Forest's three wins last week.
In Wake Forest's 75-60 win at UNC Greensboro on Monday, the Winston-Salem, N.C., native scored 10 points, pulled down three rebounds and dished out two assists. In the Deacons' 74-68 overtime win over Richmond on Thursday, Harris had eight points and two rebounds.
Harris finished off the week with 15 points and three rebounds in Sunday's 96-92 double overtime win over Xavier on.