Duke basketball Player of the Week: Week 17
Statline: Wednesday vs. Wake Forest: 19 points on 7-of-11 shooting, 10 rebounds, one block, one assist in 30 minutes.
The good: At least we know Parker is consistent with 18.8 points and 9.0 rebounds per game as his season average. With the Blue Devils playing in their first contest in eight days after an arduous lineup that included an emotional victory at Cameron Indoor Stadium against then-No. 1 Syracuse, Duke had no answers against an unranked Wake Forest squad Wednesday night. As many have come to expect, Parker got his usual stat line, leading the team in both points and rebounds, and was the team's most efficient shooter going 63.6 percent from the floor. No one player really stood up in the Wake Forest game, but Parker has shown he's consistent night after night for close to a double-double.
The bad: Parker just keeps leaving us wanting more from him. Even when he has these great scoring nights, there are still moments and blemishes that remind fans that he is still a young player developing his game... Read more