Duke freshman Jabari Parker and NC State sophomore T.J. Warren lead the2013-14 All-ACC Basketball Team, as voted upon by the Atlantic Coast SportsMedia Association (ACSMA).
Parkerand Warren are joined on the first team by North Carolina sophomore guardMarcus Paige, Syracuse senior C.J. Fair and Clemson forward K.J. McDaniels.
Duke'sParker, a 6-foot-8 forward from Chicago, ranks second among ACC scorers at 19.2points per game and first in rebounding at 9.0 per contest. Parkercarries a 15-game double figure scoring streak into this week's ACC Tournament,and his 14 "double doubles" in points/rebounds lead the conference. His16 games this season with 20 or more points ties for second-most in ACChistory.
N.C.State's Warren leads the ACC in scoring at 24.8 points per game and in fieldgoal percentage at .532. The 6-foot-8 forward from Durham, N.C., closed theregular season with back-to-back scoring games of 41 and 42 points in wins overPitt and Boston College. Warren scored at least 20 points in 26 of the 30 gamesin which he played, and scored more than 30 points on nine occasions.
NorthCarolina's Paige is the only ACC player to rank among the conference's top sixin scoring (17.1 ppg) and in assists (4.5). The 6-foot-1 native of Marion,Iowa, has scored 30 plus points twice this season –32 against Louisville and 35 at NC State – and 20 or more points 10times. He ranks second in the ACC in free-throw percentage at
Syracuse's Fair leads the Orange and ranks seventh among ACCscorers at 16.9 points per game while pulling down 6.2 rebounds per contest.The 6-foot-8 forward from Baltimore, Md., finished the regular season strongwith a combined 50 points and 16 rebounds in games against Georgia Tech andFlorida State. Fair ranks ninth in the ACC in field goal percentage (.441) andsecond in minutes played (37.8).
Clemson's McDaniels leads the ACC in blocked shots at 2.8 per gamewhile ranking fifth in scoring (17.2 ppg) and seventh in rebounding (7.1 rpg).The 6-foot-6 forward from Birmingham, Ala., is bidding to become just thesecond player in ACC history to lead his team in points, rebounds, 3-pointfield goals, blocks and steals.
Virginia'sMalcolm Brogdon (12.6 ppg, ACC-leading .893 free-throw percentage), Pitt'sLamar Patterson (17.6 ppg, 4.5 apg), Syrause's Tyler Ennis (12.4 ppg,ACC-leading 5.5 assist per game), Duke's Rodney Hood (16.5 ppg, second in theACC in 3-point shooting at .425 percent) and North Carolina's James MichaelMcAdoo (14.2 ppg, 6.2 rpg) were voted to the second team.
BostonCollege's Olivier Hanlan (third in the ACC at 18.6 ppg) was the leadingvote-getter on the third team. Hanlan is joined by Virginia's Joe Harris (11.4ppg), Miami's Rion Brown (15.4 ppg), Maryland's Dez Wells (14.8 ppg) andGeorgia Tech's Daniel Miller 7.9 rpg, 2.5 blocked shots per game).
ACSMA All-ACC Team
(First place votes inparenthesis, followed by total points)
Jabari Parker,Fr.. Duke (77) 231
T.J. Warren, So.,NC State (77), 231
Marcus Paige,So., North Carolina (69) 223
C.J. Fair, Sr.,Syracuse (47) 200
K.J. McDaniels,Jr. Clemson (46) 199
Malcolm Brogdon, So.,Virginia (35) 170
Lamar Patterson, Sr. Pitt(10) 158
Tyler Ennis, Fr., Syracuse(13) 156
Rodney Hood, Jr., Duke (4)148
James Michael McAdoo, Jr.,North Carolina (2) 103
Olivier Hanlan, So., BostonCollege (3) 101
Joe Harris, Sr., Virginia (1)79
Rion Brown, Sr., Miami 52
Dez Wells, Jr., Maryland 45
Daniel Miller, Sr., GeorgiaTech 34
(10 points or more)
Eric Atkins, Sr., Notre Dame30
Talib Zanna, Sr., Pitt 28
Aaron Thomas, So., FloridaState 27
Akil Mitchell, Sr., Virginia17
Jerami Grant,So. Syracuse 15
Ryan Anderson, Jr., BostonCollege 10
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