Georgia Tech’s Derrick Favors was named ACC rookie of the week after putting up a pair of double-doubles against Clemson and Florida State.
Favors led the Yellow Jackets with 17 points and added 14 rebounds in a 66-64 win over Clemson on Tuesday. He came back with 10 points and 10 rebounds in Sunday’s 68-66 loss at Florida State.
Favors has won the ACC rookie of the week award twice this season. He is the fourth-leading rebounder in the ACC with 8.9 rebounds per game, trailing Gani Lawal with 9.2.
After splitting two ACC games this week, Georgia Tech (14-5, 3-3 in ACC) fell three spots to No. 22 in the Associated Press Top 25 poll.