Monday, February 28, 2011

ACC Players Of The Week

Virginia Tech's Jeff Allen has been selected as the ACC Player of the Week and Maryland's Terrell Stoglin is the ACC Rookie of the Week presented by Chevrolet following their outstanding performances.

In earning the Player of the Week award for the third time this season and fourth time in his career, Allen averaged 17.5 points, 11.5 rebounds and 2.0 assists as the Hokies posted key ACC wins over Wake Forest and Duke.

In Tuesday's 76-62 win at Wake Forest, the Washington, D.C., native had 17 points and eight rebounds in 29 minutes of action. Four nights later, Allen posted his eighth double-double in the last nine games, and 15th overall on the year, finishing with 18 points and 15 rebounds in a 64-60 win over the top-ranked Blue Devils.

Stoglin captured his second-straight ACC Rookie of the Week honor, averaging 22.5 points, 3.5 assists and shooting .552 from the floor (16-for-29) in a pair of conference matchups.

The Tucson, Ariz., freshman opened the week with a 17-point, four-assist effort in Maryland's 78-62 win over visiting Florida State. In Sunday's 87-76 loss at No. 19 North Carolina, Stoglin scored a career-high 28 points on 11-for-20 shooting, the most points by a Terrapin this season.

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