NC Central's Jeremy Ingram named MEAC player of the week; Duke's Parker ACC rookie of the week

From News ReleasesNovember 25, 2013 

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North Carolina Central's Jeremy Ingram (14) celebrates after drilling a 3-pointer in overtime of North Carolina Central University's 82-72 overtime victory over N.C. State at PNC Arena in Raleigh, N.C., Wednesday, November 20, 2013.


— After N.C. Central’s 3-0 week – victories against Campbell, Appalachian State and N.C. State – the recognition is pouring in for senior guard Jeremy Ingram, who was named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Player of the Week by the league and College Sports Madness. He also garnered mid-major player of the week on the same website.

Ingram put up back-to-back 29-point performances along with a career-high 36 points in the Eagles’ 76-70 victory Friday night against Appalachian State.

Ingram also broke a school record in the overtime victory Wednesday against N.C. State, hitting 19 of 21 free throws.

After five games, Ingram is averaging 28.5 points, seventh in the nation through Sunday. He leads the country in free throws made (63) and attempted (79).

• Duke freshman Jabari Parker was named ACC Rookie of the Week for the third consecutive week after leading the Blue Devils to wins against UNC Asheville, East Carolina and Vermont.

Women’s basketball

Duke: The Atlanta Tipoff Club released the Naismith Trophy Early Season Watch List with four Blue Devils among the 50: Chelsea Gray, Tricia Liston, Haley Peters and Elizabeth Williams.


Saint Augustine’s: Linebacker Chaz Robinson and tackle Shonquez Nelson are among the nominees for the inaugural Cliff Harris Award, which will go to the top defensive player in the country representing NCAA divisions II and III and NAIA schools.

Duke: Jamison Crowder was named ACC Receiver of the Week for the second time this season after catching 10 passes for 121 yards and two touchdowns during Saturday’s 28-21 win at Wake Forest.

Campbell: After scoring his second special teams touchdown of the season, Jonathan Rogers was named the national kickoff returner of the week by the College Football Performance Awards.

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