Brogdon Named ACC Player of the Week
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Feb. 8, 2016
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia senior guard Malcolm Brogdon (Atlanta, Ga.) has been voted the Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week after leading the Cavaliers to wins against Boston College and Pitt.
Brogdon averaged 24 points, 4.0 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.0 steals in leading then-No. 9 Virginia to a 61-47 win over Boston College and 64-50 win at Pitt. Brogdon shot .684 from the field (13-of-19), including an 8-of-10 effort from 3-point range. Brogdon made all 14 of his shots from the foul line.
Brogdon tallied a game-high 27 points and six rebounds while shooting 7-of-10 from the field, including 5-of-5 on 3-point tries, in the 61-47 win over Boston College. He added a game-high 21 points (6-of-9 from the floor, including 3-of-5 from beyond the arc) and four assists in the 64-50 road win at Pitt. The two victories extended Virginia’s winning streak to six games, during which Brogdon has averaged 21.7 points while shooting .583 from the floor overall, .552 from 3-point range and .968 from the foul line.
Joining Brogdon as a weekly honoree is Duke’s Luke Kennard, who was selected the conference’s Rookie of the Week. ACC weekly honors are determined by a vote of a 15-member media panel.
No. 7 Virginia (19-4, 8-3 ACC) hosts in-state rival Virginia Tech (13-11, 5-6 ACC) on Tuesday (Feb. 9). Tipoff for the Commonwealth Clash at John Paul Jones Arena is set for 8 p.m.