Duke's Nolan Smith and North Carolina's Kendall Marshall Earn Weekly ACC Honors Presented by Chevrolet
Feb. 14, 2011
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Duke’s Nolan Smith has been selected as the ACC Player of the Week presented by Chevrolet and North Carolina’s Kendall Marshall is the ACC Rookie of the Week presented by Chevrolet following their out-standing performances.
Smith averaged 26.0 points, 4.0 assists and 2.5 rebounds per game in leading fifth-ranked Duke to wins over No. 20 North Carolina and Miami. The Upper Marlboro, Md., senior was 19-of-37 (.514) from the field on the week, including 5-of-10 (.500) from 3-point range. Smith opened the week scoring a career-high 34 points to go along with three assists in Wednesday’s 79-73 win over North Carolina. In Sunday’s 81-71 win at Miami, he finished with 18 points and five assists despite playing only 29 minutes.
Marshall averaged 13.5 points and 4.5 assists as the 20th-ranked Tar Heels split a pair of conference games on the week. The Dumfries, Va., freshman had a career-high 18 points, including 14 in the second half, three assists and three steals in Saturday’s 64-62 win at Clemson. Earlier in the week, Marshall had nine points, six assists and only one turnover in 37 minutes in a 79-73 loss at No. 5 Duke.