Kinston’s Ingram named ACC Freshman of the Week

Brandon Ingram, CJ Massinburg
Duke's Brandon Ingram (14) shoots over Buffalo's CJ Massinburg during an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Ted Richardson)

GREENSBORO, N.C. ( – Ingram averaged a team-high 23.5 points on 60 percent shooting from the floor as the Blue Devils routed Indiana on Wednesday in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge and defeated Buffalo on Saturday.

In addition to leading the team in scoring on the week, the Kinston, North Carolina, native also paced Duke in blocks (2.0) and steals (1.5) per game.

He averaged 7.0 rebounds per in the two contests, grabbing seven on the offensive end in the two games. Ingram opened the week with the best performance of his young career, knocking down 10-of-15 shots from the floor, including 4-of-6 from long distance, en route to a game and career-high 24 points in Duke’s 94-74 dispatching of Indiana.

He didn’t miss a beat in Duke’s victory over Buffalo on Saturday, scoring a game-high 23 points and setting career bests with eight rebounds and four blocks in the win.

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