January 5, 1998
Virginia's Norman Nolan Earns ACC Player of the Week Honor
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va - University of Virginia forward Norman Nolan (Baltimore, Md.) is the Atlantic Coast Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week. Nolan, a 6-8 senior forward, scored 79 points, grabbed 32 rebounds and shot 54.2 percent from the field (32-59) in Virginia's three games last week.
In Virginia's 72-54 victory over Brigham Young in the Rainbow Classic in Honolulu, Hawaii, on December 29, he had game-high totals of 24 points and 10 rebounds. He also scored a game-high 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in UVa's 87-82 overtime loss to New Mexico State in the Rainbow Classic on December 30.
In the Cavaliers' 73-64 overtime victory over Wake Forest in Richmond, Va., on Sunday (Jan. 4), Nolan had game-high totals of 31 points and 12 rebounds. The 31 points tied his career high.
Nolan has had a double-double points and rebounds in each of the last four games.
Virginia is currently 8-5 overall and 1-1 in the ACC.
Wake Forest's Robert O'Kelley was named the ACC Rookie of the Week.
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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