'Hoos Put Two on All-ACC Team

Based on voting for the dueling All-ACC basketball teams this season, the league's coaches thought more highly of a pair of Virginia players than the ACC media.

The league released its All-ACC teams -- one based on media votes, the other from the conference's coaches -- on Monday, with a pair of UVa players making both. Sophomore guard Malcolm Brogdon was named to the first team by the coaches, and second team by the media; senior guard Joe Harris was voted to the second team (coaches) and third team (media).

Three other Cavaliers also earned postseason honors on Monday from the media voting. Senior forward Akil Mitchell made the all-defensive team; freshman point guard London Perrantes was named to the all-rookie team; and sophomore guard Justin Anderson won the league's sixth man of the year award.

Brogdon's 12.6 points per game led the Cavaliers in scoring this regular season, but didn't rank among the top 20 scorers in the ACC. Brogdon did finish 12th in the league with a 14.8 ppg average during conference games, and was the only player to score in double figures in every ACC game his team played this season.

Brogdon also led UVa in minutes (30.9 minutes per game), free throw percentage (89.3 percent), and steals (1.3 per game), and finished second on the team with 82 assists and 5.6 rebounds per game.

Harris -- who was a first-team selection last year, and finished one vote shy of preseason player of the year honors before this season tipped off -- finished the regular season second on the Cavaliers in scoring (11.4 ppg) and three-point percentage (41.0 percent), and third on the team with 73 assists.

Brogdon and Harris were the only two players to start all 31 games for UVa during the regular season.

In addition to making the league's all-defensive team, Mitchell also received All-ACC honorable mention (from both the media and coaches) on Monday. He finished the regular season 10th in the league in rebounding, with a team-best 6.9 rpg. Mitchell also led the Cavaliers with 36 blocks, and put up 7.1 points per game.

Perrantes finished his first regular season third in the ACC with a 3.5 assist-to-turnover ratio, and 10th in the league in assists, averaging 3.8 per game. His 4.47 assist-to-turnover ratio during ACC games was best in the league. Perrantes also led the Cavaliers in three-point percentage (4.18 percent) and finished second on the team in minutes (29.0 per game).

Anderson came off the UVa bench to finish third on the team in scoring (8.7 ppg) and fourth in rebounding (3.4 rpg). He scored in double figures in seven ACC games, including a team-high 16 in the Cavaliers' conference-opening win at Florida State.


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