Noting ACC Basketball

 
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Following a break on Monday night, the ACC schedule resumes with a total of seven conference games on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday … No. 3 Virginia plays host to Syracuse on Tuesday night, while Boston College travels to No. 20 North Carolina … four games set Wednesday with No. 7 Duke at Pitt, Louisville at No. 23 Florida State, No. 25 Notre Dame at Georgia Tech, and Virginia Tech at Wake Forest … Thursday finds No. 19 Clemson at NC State … Sunday’s only conference action sees Miami remain unbeaten at home this season with an 80-74 win over visiting No. 24 Florida State … sophomore Bruce Brown Jr. leads the Hurricanes attack with a season-high 23 points, and classmate Dewan Huell adds 20 … NC State’s upset of No. 2 Duke in Raleigh highlights weekend action … it marks the first time in school history that the Wolfpack has defeated two opponents ranked No. 2 or higher in the same regular season (also then-No. 2 Arizona on Nov. 22) … No. 8 Virginia, No. 25 Clemson, Boston College, Notre Dame and Virginia Tech also win league games Saturday, while Georgia Tech picks up a non-conference win over visiting Yale …Virginia has held 12 opponents to under 43 percent shooting and all 15 opponents to under 50 percent … Clemson has won 10 straight games, and the Tigers’ 14-1 start is the program’s best since the 2008-09 team opened 16-0 … Notre Dame’s T.J. Gibbs named ACC Player of the Week while Miami’s Chris Lykes garners rookie honors.
By the Numbers
1 – Duke freshman Marvin Bagley III leads the ACC in scoring (22.5), rebounds (11.5) and double-doubles (12), and ranks second in field goal percentage (.641).
1 – Boston College’s Jerome Robinson has scored 24 or more points in each of his four ACC games and is averaging a league-best 26.5 points per game against conference foes.
2 – Over his last two games, Virginia’s Devon Hall is averaging 14.0 points, 5.5 assists and 4.5 rebounds … on the season, Hall has made 24-of-52 (.462) from 3-point range.
3 – In three conference games, Pitt freshman Parker Stewart is averaging 12.0 points and 3.7 rebounds and has made 9-of-16 (.563) from 3-point range.
14 – Wake Forest’s Mitchell Wilbekin has made at least one 3-point field goal in 14 straight games and has made 28 of his last 55 (.509) 3-point field goal attempts.
15 – Oshae Brissett has scored in double figures in 15 of Syracuse’s 16 games and ranks second among ACC freshmen in scoring (15.2) and rebounds (9.8).
20.6 – Over his last six games, North Carolina’s Joel Berry II is averaging 20.7 points and 4.7 rebounds … Berry currently ranks fifth in the ACC in both scoring (17.9) and free throw percentage (.883).
221 – Georgia Tech’s Ben Lammers leads all active ACC players and ranks 24th among ACC career blocked shot leaders with 221 rejections.
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