GREENSBORO, N.C. - Duke's Mason Plumlee has been named the ACC Player of the Week.
In earning his second player of the week award this season, Plumlee averaged 24.5 points, 9.5 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 2.0 blocks while leading fourth-ranked Duke to wins over NC State and Boston College. The Warsaw, Ind., native was 15-of-22 (.682) from the field and 19-of-26 (.731) from the free throw line in the two games.
Plumlee opened the week with a 30-point, nine-rebound, two-assist and two-block effort in a 98-85 win over NC State Thursday. In Sunday's 62-61 come from behind win at Boston College, Plumlee turned in his 13th double-double of the season (19 points, 10 rebounds) and made several key plays at the end of the game, including a blocked shot, a rebound and the game-winning free throw with 24 seconds remaining.