Clemson’s Jerai Grant has been named the ACC Player of the Week, while Virginia’s KT Harrell was selected the ACC Rookie of the Week following their outstanding performances this past week.
Grant averaged 17.0 points, 9.5 rebounds and 4.5 blocked shots and made 12-of-15 from the floor (.800) as the Tigers won twice. The Bowie, Md., senior had 15 points and six rebounds in a 61-40 win over Savannah State and a career-high 19 points, to go along with 13 rebounds, in Sunday’s 71-61 win over visiting UNCG.
In Virginia’s only game this past week, Harrell scored a career-high 20 and had four rebounds in the Cavaliers’ 63-48 victory over Oregon on Dec. 17. The Montgomery, Ala., freshman was 8-of-12 from the field, and 4-6 from the free throw line. He also had one assist and one turnover in 35 minutes of action.