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Sat, 11/28/2015
Player of the Week Justin Jackson - North Carolina (F, So., 6-8, 200, Spring, TX) Justin JacksonWhat a difference a week makes for the Texas native. After a poor showing shooting the ball in the Tar Heel's first three games, Jackson caught fire in their last three games. The sophomore forward has...
Sat, 11/21/2015
Player of the Week Demetrius Jackson - Notre Dame (G, Jr., 6-1, 200, Mishawaka, IN) Demetrius JacksonJackson has been the driving force behind Notre Dame's 2-0 start to the 2015-2016 season. The Pre-Season All-ACC First Team selection is averaging 23.5 points while shooting a SCORCHING 62.1...
Sat, 03/07/2015
Player of the Week Justise Winslow, Duke Justise WinslowBecause of a shallow rotation, the Blue Devils have to rely heavily on their starters. Fortunately, Jahlil Okafor, Quinn Cook, and Tyus Jones, have played well enough this season to keep Duke one of the top teams in the nation. Freshman,...
Sat, 02/28/2015
Player of the Week Quinn Cook, Duke The best player on the Blue Devils is freshman Jahlil Okafor. The best defender is freshman Justise Winslow, and the best playmaker is freshman Tyus Jones. With youth comes excitement, and subsequently, a lot of national attention is directed toward the rookie...
Sat, 02/21/2015
Player of the Week Olivier Hanlan, Boston College Olivier HanlanWith March about a week away, you can expect a predominant amount of postseason speculation integrated wherever possible throughout this blog from here on out. I can get that out of the way pretty quickly when talking about Boston...
Fri, 02/13/2015
Player of the Week Michael Gbinije, Syracuse Michael GbinijeThe Orange have had a pretty disappointing season, though you may not gather that if looking at their results without context. Their 7-4 ACC record is unproven (if not misleading), as they've only faced one ranked team since conference...
Fri, 02/06/2015
Player of the Week Jamel Artis, Pittsburgh Jamel ArtisA few weeks ago, Jamel Artis was starting to break out as one of the better scorers in the conference. I discussed how important his development was for a Pittsburgh team that lacked a go-to scorer, and noted that the team would be...
Fri, 01/30/2015
Player of the Week Xavier Rathan Mayes, Florida State Xavier Rathan-MayesAaron Thomas was supposed to be Florida State's go-to scorer, so after he was ruled ineligible for the season by the NCAA (and subsequently signed with an agent), there were a lot of questions about who could be relied upon...
Sun, 01/25/2015
Player of the Week Jerian Grant, Notre Dame Jerian GrantExcellent team chemistry, great coaching, unselfishness, and sharp perimeter shooting can all be considered factors in the success that the Fighting Irish have seen this season; but the leader of the team -- without question -- is senior...
Fri, 01/16/2015
Player of the Week Marcus Paige, UNC Marcus PaigeWhile Marcus Paige has not had a spectacular 2014-15 campaign, he has certainly had a spectacular January 9-15 week. The star point guard led the Tar Heels to a dramatic comeback-victory over the #5-ranked Louisville Cardinals last Saturday with a...