Mustapha Farrakhan Earns Honorable Mention All-ACC Recognition
GREENSBORO, N.C.-Virginia senior guard Mustapha Farrakhan has earned honorable mention All-Atlantic Coast Conference recognition for the 2010-11 season.
Farrakhan, who is from Harvey, Ill., is averaging 13.5 points, 2.8 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 30.7 minutes played a game this season. He has scored more points this season (404) than he did in his first three seasons at Virginia combined (309). He is shooting 42.2 percent (127-301) from the field, including 36.8 percent (49-133) from three-point range, and 77.7 percent (101-130) from the free throw line.
A team tri-captain, Farrakhan is averaging 14.3 points, 3.3 rebounds and 33.1 minutes played a game in ACC games.
All five of his career 20-point games and 23 of his 37 double-figure scoring games have come this season. He scored a career-high 31 points (11-12 FG, 8-9 3FG) against Howard on Jan. 4, tying a school record by making eight consecutive three-pointers.
Farrakhan has led Virginia in scoring in 14 games this season, in assists in seven games and in rebounding in one game. He has scored in double figures in the last six games and in 15 of the last 17 games.