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Grayson Allen & Marvin Bagley III Named to All-ACC Academic Team

By February 28, 2018No Comments

DURHAM, N.C. – Duke senior Grayson Allen and freshman Marvin Bagley III were named to the All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Men’s Basketball team, as announced today by the conference office.

Allen has earned a spot on the team in each of his four years as a Blue Devil, while Bagley was one of 11 freshmen on the 30-man list.

To be eligible for consideration to the All-ACC Academic team, a student-athlete must have earned a 3.00 grade point average for the previous semester and maintained a 3.00 cumulative average during his academic career.

The All-ACC Academic Team includes six of the league’s top 15 scorers – Duke’s Bagley III (20.7), Syracuse’s Tyus Battle (19.8), North Carolina’s Luke Maye (17.9), Duke’s Allen (15.5), Louisville’s Deng Adel (15.3) and NC State Allerik Freeman (15.1). Bagley is also the ACC’s leading rebounder (11.1).

Duke has had multiple honorees in 11 consecutive seasons and 30 times since the inception of the All-ACC Academic team in 1962-63. It is the first time since 1997 that the Blue Devils’ two leading scorers were honored, when Trajan Langdon (14.3 ppg) and Jeff Capel (12.4) earned mention.

The 2018 All-ACC Academic Men’s Basketball Team is as follows:

Player, Class, School Hometown Major

Deng Adel, Jr., Louisville Melbourne, Australia Sport Administration

Brandon Alston, Gr., Georgia Tech Vienna, Va. Economics

Grayson Allen, Sr., Duke Jacksonville, Fla. Psychology

Marvin Bagley III, Fr., Duke Phoenix, Ariz. Undeclared

Tyus Battle, So., Syracuse Edison, N.J. Information Management & Technology

Marcus Carr, Fr., Pittsburgh Toronto, Ontario, Canada Arts & Sciences

Marek Dolezaj, Fr., Syracuse Bratislava, Slovakia Undeclared

Braxton Beverly, Fr., NC State Hazard, Ky. Sport Management

Khameron Davis, Fr., Pittsburgh Denver, Colo. Arts & Sciences

Gabe DeVoe, Sr., Clemson Shelby, N.C. Marketing

Trent Forrest, So., Florida State Chipley, Fla. Sport Management

Allerik Freeman, Gr., NC State Charlotte, N.C. Youth & Family Community Services

Devon Hall, Gr., Virginia Virginia Beach, Va. Higher Education

Sam Hunt, Gr., NC State Greensboro, N.C. Youth & Family Community Services

Nigel Johnson, Gr., Virginia Ashburn, Va. Higher Education

Chris Lykes, Fr., Miami Mitchellville, Md. Undeclared

Mfinodu Kabengele, Fr., Florida State Burlington, Ontario, Canada International Affairs

V.J. King, So., Louisville Cleveland, Ohio Sport Administration

Luke Maye, Jr., North Carolina Huntersville, N.C. Business Administration

Jordan Nwora, Fr., Louisville Buffalo, N.Y. Exercise Science

Rex Pflueger, Jr., Notre Dame Dana Point, Calif. Marketing

Ray Spalding, Jr., Louisville Louisville, Ky. Communications

Shamiel Stevenson, Fr., Pittsburgh Toronto, Ontario, Canada Arts & Sciences

Parker Stewart, Fr., Pittsburgh Union City, Tenn. Arts & Sciences

Elijah Thomas, Jr., Clemson Dallas, Texas Parks, Recreation & Tourism

Dejan Vasiljevic, So., Miami Melbourne, Australia Management

Lonnie Walker IV, Fr., Miami Reading, Pa. Undeclared

Devin Wilson, Sr., Virginia Tech McKees Rocks, Pa. Political Science

Jared Wilson-Frame, Jr., Pittsburgh Hartford, Conn. Social Sciences

Keyshawn Woods, Sr., Wake Forest Gastonia, N.C. Communication

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