One of the hot topics for the Blue Devils who addressed the media was the recent struggles of Rasheed Sulaimon. (Photo Credit: Ella Banka/The Chronicle).
One of the hot topics for the Blue Devils who addressed the media was the recent struggles of Rasheed Sulaimon. (Photo Credit: Ella Banka/The Chronicle).

Rasheed Sulaimon earned ACC Rookie of the Week honors after scoring a career-high 27 points against Boston College Sunday.

The freshman also added 17 points in Duke's win against Virginia Tech.

Overall this season, Sulaimon is averaging 12.4 points per game on 44.1% shooting and 41.5% shooting from beyond the arc. In his last four games, 'Sheed is tallying 18.3 points per game.

'Sheed has upped his play notably since Ryan Kelly has been injured, increasing his points per 40 minutes by 47% in the senior forward's absence.

Sulaimon is second in scoring among freshmen in the ACC and this is the second time he has been honored as the conference's rookie of the week.