Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Singleton, Jackson ACC Co-Players of the Week

Reggie Jackson
Florida State's Chris Singleton and Boston College's Reggie Jackson have been selected as ACC Co-Players of the Week (presented by Chevrolet) (Really?), while Wake Forest's Travis McKie was named the ACC Rookie of the Week presented by Chevrolet (Well, heaven forbid, Ford should sneak in there and honor those dedicated "rookies.") following their outstanding performances this past week.


Singleton averaged 14.5 points and 4.0 rebounds as the Seminoles posted league wins over No. 1 Duke and N.C. State. The Dunwoody, Ga., junior was 8-of-19 from the floor, including 3-of-7 from 3-point range and 10-of-12 from the free throw line (.833) in the two wins.


Jackson averaged 25.5 points, 5.0 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 2.0 blocked shots per game as the Eagles split two games last week. The Colorado Springs, Colo., junior made 16-of-29 from the floor (.551), including 6-of-13 from behind the arc, and 13-of-16 from the foul line (.813).


Chris Singleton
In earning the league's rookie award for a second time this season, McKie averaged 14.0 points, 7.0 rebounds and 2.0 blocked shots per game in two outings last week. In Wednesday's 74-55 loss to Maryland, the Richmond, Va., native posted his fifth double-double of the season with 13 points and 10 rebounds. Three nights later, McKie had 15 points and a team-high four rebounds in a 94-65 defeat at Virginia Tech.

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