BC guard Joe Rahon named ACC Rookie of Week
|01.07.13 at 4:04 pm ET|
Boston College guard Joe Rahon was named ACC Player of the Week on Monday.
Rahon scored 24 points in a 79-58 win over Dartmouth last Monday, hitting 7-of-8 shots — including 6-of-6 from 3-point range — and all four of his free throws and adding five assists. He then had 18 points in a 78-73 loss to 23rd-ranked NC State on Saturday.
Rahon is seventh in the ACC in assists per game at 4.1.
BC (8-6, 0-1 ACC) next plays at Virginia Tech on Wednesday and at Wake Forest on Saturday.
Across town, Harvard guard Siyani Chambers was named Ivy League Rookie of the Week for the third time. Chamber hit all five of his shots in a 16-point, seven-assist effort vs. St. Mary’s on Monday, then had 14 points and 10 assists in Saturday’s rout of Rice.
Chambers, averaging 12.6 points per game, leads the Ivy League with 6.0 assists per game. He also leads the league in free throw shooting percentage (.898) and is second in minutes per game (37.4).