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Nolan Smith named ACC Player of the Week

Noaln Smith is on a roll - Photo Lance King for BDN

DURHAM, N.C.- Senior guard Nolan Smith was named the ACC Player of the Week on Monday after he led the Blue Devils to wins over UNC Greensboro and Miami last week.

In the two games, Smith averaged 27.0 points, 7.0 assists, 5.0 rebounds and 2.0 steals per game while shooting 63.0 percent (17-of-27) from the field and 63.6 percent (7-of-11) from three-point range. He also had a 7.0:1 assist-to-turnover ratio for the week.

Against UNC Greensboro, Smith tallied 26 points, five rebounds and nine assists with zero turnovers to help head coach Mike Krzyzewski ┬ámove into second on the NCAA career victories list with 880 wins. In Duke’s ACC opener against Miami, Smith scored a season-high 28 points and finished with five assists and five rebounds.

Duke is now 13-0 on the season and will host UAB at 7 p.m. on Wednesday in Cameron Indoor Stadium.