C.J. Harris Named ACC Rookie of the Week

Dec. 21, 2009

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Wake Forest freshman guard C.J. Harris has been named the ACC Rookie of the Week after averaging 10.5 points and scoring in double figures in both of the Demon Deacons' two wins last week.

This marks Harris' third conference honor in the past four weeks. The Winston-Salem native is the only ACC freshman to earn multiple Rookie of the Week honors this season.

In the Wake Forest's 80-69 win at UNC Wilmington on Wednesday, Harris scored 11 points on 4-of-7 shooting. He also had two steals on the defensive end.

In the Deacons' 67-59 win over NC State on Sunday, Harris finished with 10 points and four rebounds. He also had a steal and committed just one turnover in 28 minutes of action in Wake's ACC opener.

On the season, Harris is averaging 12.2 points per game and is shooting 50 percent (36-of-72) from the field. He has made 14-of-29 from three-point range for 48.3 percent.

Duke's Jon Scheyer was named this week's ACC Player of the Week.

Wake Forest is 8-2 on the season (1-0 ACC) and is receiving votes in both the latest Associated Press Poll and ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll. The Deacons will return to action on Monday, Dec. 28, at UNC Greensboro at the Greensboro Coliseum.



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