Kenny Kadji Wins the StatSheet ACC Player of the Week - January 7th, 2013

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Kenny Kadji has earned the StatSheet ACC Player of the Week for the week ending January 7th. Boston College's Joe Rahon has won StatSheet ACC Freshman of the Week. And last but certainly not least, Terrance Shannon from Florida State takes home StatSheet's ACC 6th Man of the Week.

Kadji was the ACC leader in blocked shots (2.5 per game). He also tallied great stats in scoring (12.5 pts per game) and rebounding (12.5 per game). The Miami (FL) senior put these numbers up in victories versus La Salle and Georgia Tech.

Kadji led the Hurricanes in rebounding with 11 and added 4 steals in a 76-59 win over La Salle. He followed that up with 11 points and 14 rebounds in a 62-49 win over Georgia Tech.

This is the first time this season that Kenny Kadji has been named StatSheet ACC Player of the Week. However, he has been a runner-up once. The runner-up this week is Virginia junior Joe Harris. Honorable mention goes to Wake Forest sophomore Travis McKie.

StatSheet ACC Freshman of the Week: Boston College's Joe Rahon

Joe Rahon was on the floor an average of 36 minutes while starting both games for Boston College. He bested all ACC freshmen in scoring (21.0 pts per game), three pointers (4.0 per game), and free throws (6.0 per game). In a 79-58 waxing of Dartmouth, Rahon led all scoring for the Eagles with 24 points and also pitched in 5 assists. Then in a 78-73 loss to NC State, he put up 18 points and 2 assists.

This is a new honor for Joe Rahon, the first time he has won StatSheet ACC Freshman of the Week. Rodney Purvis from NC State grabs runner-up. Honorable mention goes to Olivier Hanlan from Boston College.

StatSheet ACC 6th Man of the Week: Florida State's Terrance Shannon

Terrance Shannon, a junior and a 6-8 forward, averaged 19 minutes over two games for the Seminoles. In a 78-72 loss to Auburn, Shannon added 6 rebounds and 2 assists. After that, in a last-minute 71-66 win over Clemson, he racked up 11 points and 8 rebounds.

This is the second StatSheet ACC 6th Man of the Week award for Terrance Shannon. Christian Beyer, a sophomore forward from Virginia Tech, is runner up. P.J. Hairston, a sophomore guard from North Carolina, earns honorable mention. Including this week, Miami (FL) players have been named StatSheet ACC Player of the Week 2 times this season.

Weekly Leaders

  • Scoring: Erick Green, Virginia Tech: 28 PPG
  • Rebounding: Devin Thomas, Wake Forest: 13 RPG
  • Assists: Lorenzo Brown, NC State: 8.5 APG
  • Blocked Shots: Kenny Kadji, Miami (FL): 2.5 BPG
  • Free Throws: Erick Green, Virginia Tech: 10 PPG
  • Three Pointers: Ryan Kelly, Duke: 4 TPG
  • Steals: Rod Hall, Clemson: 4 SPG

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