ACC Blog | Kailey Jackson

Sun, 03/17/2019
Player of the Year Zion Williamson, Duke Zion WilliamsonDuke’s Zion Williamson has exceeded expectations, taking this season by storm. College basketball has never seen a player like him—a versatile 6-foot-7, 285-pound athlete that contributes in every possible way. The freshman...
Mon, 03/11/2019
Player of the Week Ty Jerome, Virginia Ty Jerome / Photo: VirginiaSports.comThe 6-foot-5 floor general recorded his two most impressive back-to-back performances of the season, helping the Cavaliers clinch a share of the ACC regular season title with a 16-2 record. On Monday night at the Carrier...
Sun, 03/03/2019
Player of the Week Kerry Blackshear Jr., Virginia Tech Kerry BlacksheerWith Justin Robinson and Zion Williamson sidelined, Kerry Blackshear Jr. powered the Hokies to a 77-72 home win over Duke. Shooting 64% from the field, the 6-foot-10 forward scored 23 points and added 10 rebounds to his...
Tue, 02/26/2019
Player of the Week Luke Maye, North Carolina Luke MayeFor now, the eighth-ranked Tar Heels have bragging rights in college hoops’ greatest rivalry until the two teams compete again in two weeks. Playing one of the best games of his career, Luke Maye showed the nation why he was voted ACC...
Sun, 02/17/2019
Player of the Week Kyle Guy, Virginia Kyle GuyEntering a hostile road environment at North Carolina, the junior delivered in the most critical moments of the game for the Cavaliers. Kyle Guy scored 20 points on 7-of-13 shooting with 15 of his points coming from downtown. After trailing the...
Sun, 02/10/2019
Player of the Week Luke Maye, North Carolina Luke MayeOn Tuesday, North Carolina pounded 114 points on its in-state rival NC State—its most points since 2003. Senior forward Luke Maye scored a season-high 31 points, connecting on 10 of his 15 field goal attempts. He finished perfect from...
Sun, 02/03/2019
Player of the Week Zion Williamson, Duke Zion WilliamsonOnce again, the freshman phenom proved why he should be crowned National Player of the Year. In a showdown in South Bend with the Fighting Irish, Williamson scored 26 points on 10 of 12 field goal attempts, tallied nine rebounds, four...
Mon, 01/28/2019
Player of the Week Coby White, North Carolina Coby WhiteThe rookie point guard was terrific against the Hokies, leading his team to its most complete performance of the season. Finishing with 27 points on nine made field-goal attempts, White marked the thirteenth time he has scored in double...
Mon, 01/21/2019
Player of the Week Tyus Battle, Syracuse Tyus BattleThe 6-foot-6 guard shined in an overtime win against Duke in Cameron Indoor Stadium. Battle recorded a season-high 32 points, along with four assists and four rebounds. Syracuse trailed 12-0 to start the game, but after Duke’s Tre Jones...
Mon, 01/14/2019
Player of the Week Xavier Johnson, Pittsburgh Xavier Johnson / PittsburghPanthers.comIn a dog fight in their overtime against Louisville, freshman guard Xavier Johnson helped secure Pittsburgh’s first conference win in 690 days. Snapping the 23-game ACC losing skid, the 6-foot-3 freshman...