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Gray, Deng Repeat In ACC Honors

Posted March 1, 2004 6:14 a.m. EST

— Wake Forest's Justin Gray and Duke's Luol Deng were both honored Monday for the second straight week by the Atlantic Coast Conference.

Gray won the ACC's player of the week award for the second consecutive time for leading the Demon Deacons to two conference wins. He scored a career-high 31 points in a 90-87 overtime victory over Florida State. Gray followed that up with 22 points in a 91-83 victory over Maryland.

Deng was named rookie of the week for the fifth time and the fourth time in the last five weeks.

He scored 18 points and grabbed eight rebounds in the Blue Devils' 97-63 win over Valparaiso on Thursday.

Deng then scored a team-high 20 points in a 70-65 win at Florida State on Sunday. Deng also had nine rebounds and two blocked shots in the victory over the Seminoles.