Reporting Tim Kephart
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Two Miami Hurricanes players were honored by the Atlantic Coast Conference Monday as members of the first and second team All-ACC squads.
Hurricanes point guard Shane Larkin was named a first-team all-ACC guard. He was joined by Duke’s Mason Plumlee, Virginia Tech’s Erick Green, Virginia’s Joe Harris, and N.C. State’s Richard Howell.
Green led the nation in scoring with a 25-point scoring average. Plumlee was second in the league in scoring (17.2 points), rebounding (10.3) and field goal percentage (58.9 percent). Larkin averaged 13.7 points while leading the Hurricanes to the No. 1 seed in this week’s league tournament.
Howell was the ACC’s leading rebounder with an average of 10.6 and Harris averaged 17 points for the Cavaliers.
Hurricanes forward Kenny Kadji was placed on the second-team all-ACC team. Also making the second-team was: Duke’s Seth Curry; N.C. State’s Lorenzo Brown; North Carolina’s Reggie Bullock and James Michael McAdoo.
Hurricanes guard Durand Scott and Julian Gamble were all-ACC honorable mentions for the season.
The ACC All-Defense team had Larkin and miller along with Georgia Tech’s Daniel Miller, Maryland’s Alex Len, and Virginia’s Jontel Evans.
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