CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Senior guard Durand Scott earned ACC Player of the Week honors after averaging 18.0 points, 4.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists in a pair of wins as Miami defeated No. 1 Duke and in-state rival Florida State this week in Coral Gables.
Scott racked up 25 points, six rebounds, four assists and two steals in 36 minutes against No. 1 Duke, earning Miami’s second-straight win over the Blue Devils. Scott was 9-of-14 (.643) from the field, 3-of-4 from distance and 4-of-5 at the line.
Against Florida State, Scott shot 57.1 percent from the field, totaling 11 points, and added two rebounds and four assists in 26 minutes for the Canes.
The honor is the second of the season for the native of Bronx, N.Y. Scott also was the league’s best performer for the week ending on Dec. 17, after he posted a double-double against Charlotte.
Catch Scott and the No. 14/15 Canes battle Virginia Tech on Wed., Jan. 30 at 9 p.m. on FOX Sports South, then face off against No. 19 NC State at 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2 on CBS.
Miami returns to the BankUnited Center February 5 to take on Boston College at 7 p.m. Get your tickets now at CanesTix.com or by calling 305-284-2263.