In earning the league's Rookie Award for the fourth time this season, Hansbrough had a season-high 23 points in an 82-58 win over Davidson and a game-high 20 points in Saturday's 82-69 win over No. 12 NC State.
For the week, the 6-9, 235-pound Poplar Bluff, Mo., freshman was 9-of-19 from the floor and 23-of-25 from the free throw line, including a 14-for-14 performance from the line against the Wolfpack, the best single-game performance by a Tar Heel in 30 years.
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- North Carolina forward Tyler Hansbrough earned ACC Rookie of the Week honors after totaling 43 points and 12 rebounds in wins over Davidson and NC State.
The freshman big man wins conference rookie of the week honors.