Wednesday, February 20, 2008


Maryland's Greivis Vasquez and Boston College's Tyrese Rice were named Co-ACC Players of the Week while Wake Forest's Jeff Teague garnered ACC Rookie of the Week honors.

Vasquez averaged 22.5 points, 7.5 assists, 6.0 rebounds and was 18-for-31 (.581) from the floor in games against Duke and Florida State.
The Caracas, Venezuela, junior had 25 points, eight rebounds and seven assists in Wednesday's 82-72 loss to No. 2 Duke. In Saturday's 82-72 win over Florida State, Vasquez had 20 points, eight assists and four rebounds.

Rice averaged 30.0 points, 4.5 assists and 4.0 rebounds and was 23-of-42 (.548) from the floor in games against NC State and Virginia. The Richmond, Va., junior had a season-high 32 points to along with six assists, four rebounds and two steals in Thursday's 82-65 win over NC State. In Saturday's 79-74 loss to Virginia, Rice finished with 28 points, four rebounds and three assists.

In earning the league's rookie award for the third time this season, Teague averaged 22.0 points, 3.5 assists and 2.5 rebounds as the Deacons posted victories over Florida State and No. 2 Duke.

In Thursday's 78-70 win in Tallahassee, the Indianapolis, Ind., freshman scored 18 points and handed out six assists.

In Sunday's 86-73 win over the Blue Devils, Teague made seven-of-15 from the floor, including three-for-three from behind the arc, nine-of-13 from the free throw line en route to a game-high 26 points.

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