News 12 @ 6 Monday Jan. 28, 2008
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) -- Georgia Tech's Matt Causey and Duke's
DeMarcus Nelson are the co-players of the week in the Atlantic
The league today also named North Carolina State's J.J. Hickson
as its rookie of the week.
Causey had two 18-point games in road victories at N.C. State
and Virginia, scoring 12 points in overtime against the Cavaliers.
Nelson averaged 18.5 points and 5.5 rebounds in wins at Virginia
Tech and Maryland, including a career-best 27 points against the
Hickson earned his third rookie award after a pair of
double-doubles. He had 16 points and 10 rebounds in a loss to
Georgia Tech and had 12 points and 10 rebounds and broke a 66-all
tie with two late free throws in a win at Florida State.
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