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Wednesday / February 8.
  • Parker, Warren Headline All-ACC Team

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    Jabari ParkerDuke freshman Jabari Parker and NC State sophomore T.J . Warren lead the 2013-14 All-ACC Basketball Team, as voted upon by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association (ACSMA).

    Parker and Warren are joined on the first team by North Carolina sophomore guard Marcus Paige, Syracuse senior C.J. Fair and Clemson forward K.J. McDaniels.

    Duke’s Parker, a 6-foot-8 forward from Chicago, ranks second among ACC scorers at 19.2 points per game and first in rebounding at 9.0 per contest.  Parker carries a 15-game double figure scoring streak into this week’s ACC Tournament, and his 14 “double doubles” in points/rebounds lead the conference.  His 16 games this season with 20 or more points ties for second-most in ACC history.

    NC State’s Warren leads the ACC in scoring at 24.8 points per game and in field goal percentage at .532. The 6-foot-8 forward from Durham, N.C., closed the regular season with back-to-back scoring games of 41 and 42 points in wins over Pitt and Boston College. Warren scored at least 20 points in 26 of the 30 games in which he played, and scored more than 30 points on nine occasions.

    North Carolina’s Paige is the only ACC player to rank among the conference’s top six in 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 10 times.  He ranks second in the ACC in free-throw percentage at

    Syracuse’s Fair leads the Orange and ranks seventh among ACC scorers 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 strong with a combined 50 points and 16 rebounds in games against Georgia Tech and Florida State. Fair ranks ninth in the ACC in field goal percentage (.441) and second in minutes played (37.8).

    Clemson’s McDaniels leads the ACC in blocked shots at 2.8 per game while 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 the second player in ACC history to lead his team in points, rebounds, 3-point field goals, blocks and steals.

    Virginia’s Malcolm Brogdon (12.6 ppg, ACC-leading .893 free-throw percentage), Pitt’s Lamar 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 the ACC in 3-point shooting at .425 percent) and North Carolina’s James Michael McAdoo (14.2 ppg, 6.2 rpg) were voted to the second team.

    Boston College’s Olivier Hanlan (third in the ACC at 18.6 ppg) was the leading vote-getter on the third team. Hanlan is joined by Virginia’s Joe Harris (11.4 ppg), Miami’s Rion Brown (15.4 ppg), Maryland’s Dez Wells (14.8 ppg) and Georgia Tech’s Daniel Miller 7.9 rpg, 2.5 blocked shots per game).

     

    ACSMA All-ACC Team

    (First place votes in parenthesis, followed by total points)

     

    First team

    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

     

    Second Team

    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

     

    Third Team

    Olivier Hanlan, So., Boston College (3) 101

    Joe Harris, Sr., Virginia (1) 79

    Rion Brown, Sr., Miami 52

    Dez Wells, Jr., Maryland 45

    Daniel Miller, Sr., Georgia Tech 34

     

    Honorable Mention

    (10 points or more)

    Eric Atkins, Sr., Notre Dame 30

    Talib Zanna, Sr., Pitt 28

    Aaron Thomas, So., Florida State 27

    Akil Mitchell, Sr., Virginia 17

    Jerami Grant,So.  Syracuse 15

    Ryan Anderson, Jr., Boston College 10



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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.