NC State’s Barber voted ACC Player of the Week
RALEIGH For the second time this season, Anthony ‘Cat’ Barber has been voted ACC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week. The 6-2 junior guard earned the accolade after standout performances last week against High Point and Missouri.
Barber, the ACC’s leading scorer with 22.2 points per game, scored 26 points and hit a game-winning 3-pointer at the buzzer in last Wednesday’s home win over High Point. He then scored 33 points on 9-for-15 shooting from the floor and 13-for-15 shooting at the foul line in a road win Saturday at Missouri.
For the week, Barber averaged 29.5 points, 6.0 rebounds and 5.0 assists while playing 39.5 minutes per game.
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Barber was also voted the league’s player of the week on Nov. 30. He shares the week’s honor North Carolina’s Brice Johnson.
Campbell: Coming off a career-high 31 point performance against The Citadel, freshman guard Chris Clemons was named College Sports Madness Big South player of the week.
East Carolina: Junior forward Caleb White was named to the American Athletic Conference Weekly Honor Roll for the second time this season.
Elon: Freshman Tyler Seibring was named the CAA Men’s Basketball Rookie of the Week.
Track & Field
NCCU: Olympic medalist and iconic Black Power salute protester Dr. John Carlos will be the speaker at the second annual Dr. LeRoy T. Walker Track & Field Banquet on April 8. The weekend of events from April 8-10, with the theme of “Passing the Baton: Where Past Meets Present for a Promising Future,” will serve as a fundraiser for scholarships and operations of the program.
Carlos gained international attention after earning a bronze medal in the 200-meter dash at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City. He and a teammate raised black-gloved fists while standing on the podium during the medal ceremony.
Elon: The Phoenix looks for another upset at No. 2 South Carolina on Tuesday.
N.C. State: Junior guard Miah Spencer was named College Sports Madness ACC Player of the Week for the week.
North Carolina: Freshman Stephanie Watts was named ACC Women’s Basketball Rookie of the Week.
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