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Jan. 21, 1998

UVA's Norman Nolan Earns Third 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. It's the third time this season he has received the ACC Player of the Week honor.

Nolan, a 6-8 senior, scored 74 points and grabbed 30 rebounds in Virginia's three games last week. He was the Cavaliers' leading scorer and rebounder in all three games. He shot 52.0 percent (26-50) from the field and 88.0 percent (22-25) from the free throw line.

In Virginia's 69-55 victory over Virginia Tech in Roanoke, Va., on January 12, Nolan had game-high totals of 20 points and 11 rebounds.

In UVa's 83-65 loss to Georgia Tech at University Hall on January 15, Nolan scored 19 points and had a game-high 10 rebounds.

In Virginia's 59-56 victory over North Carolina State at University Hall on January 18, Nolan had game-high totals of 35 points and nine rebounds. His 35 points against the Wolfpack is a career high and tied for the fifth highest points total by a Virginia player in a game at University Hall.

With two double-doubles in points and rebounds last week, Nolan now has 11 double-doubles for the season.

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