Florida State's Deividas Dulkys, Boston College's Dennis Clifford Earn Weekly ACC Basketball Honors
Jan. 16, 2012
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Florida State’s Deividas Dulkys has been named ACC Player of the Week and Boston College’s Dennis Clifford was selected ACC Rookie of the Week.
In earning Player of the Week honors for the first time in his career, Dulkys scored a career-high 32 points in Saturday’s 90-57 win over third-ranked North Carolina. The Silute, Lithuania, senior hit on 12-of-14 from the floor, including 8-of-10 from 3-point range, and had four steals and four assists in a season-high 33 minutes as the Seminoles won for the third time in four games. Earlier in the week, Dulkys had four points, six rebounds and five blocked shots in a 63-59 win over Virginia Tech Tuesday.
Clifford averaged 15.0 points and 5.5 rebounds per game as the Eagles posted wins over Clemson and Virginia Tech. The Bridgewater, Mass., freshman had 15 points and seven rebounds in Thursday’s 59-57 win over the Tigers and 15 points and four rebounds in a 61-59 victory over the Hokies Saturday. On the year he is averaging 9.8 points and 5.3 rebounds per games and is shooting .592 from the floor.