Canadian RJ Barrett has earned his first NCAA conference award of the season, taking home the ACC freshman of the week honours on Monday.The first-year Duke forward, from Mississauga, Ont., averaged 24 points and eight rebounds in a pair of wins this past week that moved the No. 3 Blue Devils to 7-1 on the season.Barrett put up 22 points and nine rebounds in a 90-69 win over Indiana on Tuesday, and followed that up with a game-high 26 points, seven rebounds, seven assists and four steals in just 18 minutes in a 113-49 victory over Stetson.Barrett was 12-of-14 from the field in the win over the Hatters, and was 21-of-32 (.656) from the field overall, including 4-of-8 from three-point range in the two contests.He is leading the ACC in scoring with 23.1 points-per game this season.The Blue Devils return to the hardwood Wednesday against Hartford.The Canadian Press


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