Teague, Landesberg Earn ACC Men's Basketball Weekly Honors
Jan. 12, 2009
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Wake Forest's Jeff Teague has been named ACC Player of the Week, while Virginia's Sylven Landesberg earned ACC Rookie of the Week honors.
Teague scored a career-high 34 points to key the fourth-ranked Demon Deacons to a 92-89 win over North Carolina on Sunday night. It marked the second straight game in which the sophomore guard had scored 30 points or more.
Teague, who played 39 minutes in the contest, went 9-for-17 from the floor, including a 3-for-4 mark from beyond the arc. He also went 13-for-15 at the free throw line and made 5-of-6 free throws in the final two minutes of the game. Teague dished out a team-high four assists and pulled down six rebounds. On the season, Teague is leading the ACC with 20.6 points per game.
Landesberg, a 6-foot-6, 205-pound freshman, scored 24 points and had 13 rebounds in Virginia's games against Brown and Virginia Tech. That included a 20-point effort in the Cavaliers' 78-75 loss at Virginia Tech. Landesberg was 7-for-11 (63.6 percent) from the field vs. the Hokies and made all six of his free throw attempts.
Landesberg also had five assists, one steal and six turnovers in 38 minutes of action. It was his eighth game this season of 20 or more points.