ACC Blog | Kailey Jackson

Sun, 01/06/2019
Player of the Week Zion Williamson, Duke Zion WilliamsonHe scores the loudest points in college basketball. Duke forward Zion Williamson nearly blew the roof off Cameron Indoor Stadium in the second half after picking up a mid-court steal and throwing down a one-handed 360-degree dunk against the...
Tue, 01/01/2019
Player of the Week Marcquise Reed, Clemson Tigers Marcquise ReedThe Tigers earned their 10th win of the season against Lipscomb—a pesky team that defeated TCU and nearly knocked off Louisville. Senior guard Marcquise Reed lifted his team to a fourth straight victory to close out non-...
Tue, 12/25/2018
Player of the Week Markell Johnson, NC State Markell JohnsonAs the engine for one of the country’s most explosive offenses, NC State’s Markell Johnson delivered a career high 27 points against a top-ten Auburn team. Along with the spectacular offensive performance, which included 5...
Mon, 12/17/2018
Player of the Week Cameron Johnson, North Carolina Cameron JohnsonThanks to a huge contribution from senior wing Cameron Johnson, the Tar Heels picked up their first marquee win of the season with a 103-90 victory against no. 4 Gonzaga. The last time the two teams faced off was in the 2017...
Mon, 12/10/2018
Player of the Week Tyus Battle, Syracuse Orange Tyus BattleOn Saturday, Battle’s late go-ahead bucket lifted Syracuse to a 72-71 victory against Georgetown. There were five lead changes in the final three minutes between the two former Big East conference rivals. The Syracuse star fueled...
Sun, 12/02/2018
The ACC-Big Ten Challenge ended in a draw as each conference posted 7 wins in the three-day span. Louisville, Duke, Florida State, Syracuse, and Virginia tallied another impressive win to their resumes. Other conference contenders such as North Carolina, NC State, and Virginia Tech were unable to...
Sun, 11/25/2018
Player of the Week Coby White, North Carolina Coby WhiteThe talented frosh had been fairly quiet until his breakout weekend in the Las Vegas Invitational. Coby White made a name for himself after a 33-point and 19-point performance against Texas and UCLA, respectively. Although North Carolina...
Tue, 11/20/2018
Player of the Week DeAndre Hunter, Virginia DeAndre HunterOn Friday night, the Virginia Cavaliers obliterated Coppin State in a 57 point beatdown—the program's third largest margin of victory. It should be no surprise that Virginia is the conference’s best defensive team once again....
Mon, 11/12/2018
As the first week of college hoops comes to an end, all attention is on the ACC. The ACC has seven teams ranked in the Top 25, including three in the Top 10. The ACC is the only remaining undefeated Power Five conference, posting a 25-0 record this week. Player of the Week Zion Williamson, Duke...
Sun, 03/18/2018
Player of the Year: Marvin Bagley III Marvin Bagley IIIDuke's freshman Marvin Bagley was no doubt the most dominant player in the ACC. For a player who opted to graduate early from Sierra Canyon High School, he led the conference in both points and rebounds per game at 21.1 and 11.3. As hyped...