Hanlan and Rathan-Mayes earn Player of the Week honors
Olivier Hanlan and Xavier Rathan-Mayes swept the Atlantic Coast Conference awards after great weeks and they keep it in the ACC earning both NC-Double-Eh Player of the Week …
Men’s Player of the Week
Olivier Hanlan, Boston College
Even though the Boston College Eagles may not be spending much time in the post season, Olivier Hanlan continued to be the shining star. In his two games last week, Hanlan averaged 31.5 points, 5.5 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal in 36.5 minutes. He shot 17-of-31 from the field, 8-of-16 from behind the three and 21-of-22 from the foul line to earn Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Week and our NC-Double-Eh Men’s Player of the Week.
In BC’s 71-65 loss to Pittsburgh February 24, Hanlan had a season high 39 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist and 1 steal in 38 minutes. He went 10-of-20 from the floor, 5-of-12 from behind the arc and a perfect 14-of-14 from the line.
In the Eagles’ 79-63 win over NC State four days later Hanlan had 24 points, 8 rebounds, 3 assists, 1 steal in 35 minutes. He shot 7-of-11 from the field, 3-of-4 from the three and 7-of-8 from the line.
On the year, Hanlan is averaging 19.6 points, 4 rebounds, 4.2 assists, 1.4 steals in 37.7 minutes. He’s shooting 46.3% from the floor, 37% from the trey and 75.6% from the stripe.
Xavier Rathan-Mayes, Florida St – See below.
Men’s Rookie of the Week
Xavier Rathan-Mayes, Florida St
It was another great week for Xavier Rathan-Mayes. Despite Florida St losing their games he averaged 23.5 points, 3.5 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 1 steal in 35.5 minutes. He shot 15-of-35 from the floor, 6-of-15 from behind the three and 11-of-14 from the charity stripe on his way to Atlantic Coast Conference Freshman of the Week and our NC-Double-Eh Men’s Rookie of the Week.
In FSU’s tough 81-77 loss to Miami (FL) February 25 Rathan-Mayes tied a season high 35 points to go with 4 rebounds, 5 assists in 36 minutes. He shot 10-of-19 from the floor, 6-of-11 from the trey and 9-of-11 from the line.
In the Seminoles’ 81-59 loss to Louisville three nights later Rathan-Mayes had 12 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals in 35 minutes. He shot 5-of-16 from the field and 2-of-3 from the stripe.
On the season, he’s averaging 14.3 points, 3.5 rebounds, 4.4 assists and 1.1 steals. He’s shooting 40.6% from the floor and 69.3% from the foul line in 34.5 minutes.
Frederic Dure, Arkansas St – 15.5 ppg, 5 rpg, 3 apg, 1 spg, 10-of-22 FGs, 7-of-13 3-PT FGs, 4-of-5, 35.5 mpg in two games.