UVa junior guard Ataira Franklin was named to the All-ACC first team on Monday. This is the first All-ACC team honor for Franklin, who was an honorable mention last season.
Franklin is currently seventh in the ACC in scoring, averaging 14.2 points per game. She leads all players in the conference in minutes played, averaging 36.1 per game. She ranks eighth in both steals per game with 2.2, and free throw percentage at 78.6 percent. She is 13th among all conference players in three-point shooting efficiency at 35.7 percent.
The Cavaliers open the 2013 ACC Tournament on Thursday, March 7, when they take on Boston College at 8 p.m. at the Greensboro Coliseum.
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