Georges-Hunt named third-team All-ACC

Georgia Tech's Marcus Georges-Hunt, right, defends against Pittsburgh's Sheldon Jeter in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, March 5, 2016, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Georgia Tech’s Marcus Georges-Hunt was named third-team All-ACC Sunday. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Georgia Tech guard Marcus Georges-Hunt was named to the All-ACC third team by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association. Georges-Hunt earned the honor after leading the Yellow Jackets to their best season in coach Brian Gregory’s tenure.

Georges-Hunt finished 11th among conference players in All-ACC voting. He is seventh in the league in scoring average (16.6 points per game) and fifth in conference play (18.1 points). He has scored in in double figures in 25 of 31 games this season.

Georges-Hunt also received one point in voting for most improved player. Gregory also received one point in voting for coach of the year.

Georges-Hunt is the second Tech player in Gregory’s tenure to be named All-ACC following center Daniel Miller in the 2013-14 season. Georges-Hunt is the first player recruited by Gregory to Tech to earn All-ACC recognition.

2015-16 ACSMA All-ACC Teams

(First-place votes, followed by total points)

 

All-Atlantic Coast Conference

First Team

Brice Johnson, Sr., North Carolina      51      *255

Malcolm Brogdon, Sr., Virginia  51      *255

Cat Barber, Jr., NC State       48      249

Grayson Allen, So., Duke        47      247

Jaron Blossomgame, Jr., Clemson 32      213

 

Second Team

Michael Gbinije, Sr., Syracuse  8       155

Sheldon McClellan, Sr., Miami   6       136

Demetrius Jackson, Jr., Notre Dame      3       130

Brandon Ingram, Fr., Duke       4       129

Damion Lee, Sr., Louisville     1       90

 

Third Team

Marcus Georges-Hunt, Sr., Georgia Tech  –       76

Anthony Gill, Sr., Virginia     –       70

Zach Auguste, Sr., Notre Dame   –       45

Michael Young, Jr., Pittsburgh  –       37

Angel Rodriguez, Sr., Miami     3       35

 

Honorable Mention:

Justin Jackson, North Carolina; Tonye Jekiri, Miami; Zach LeDay, Virginia Tech; Chinanu Onuaku, Louisville; Marcus Paige, North Carolina; London Perrantes, Virginia; Devin Thomas, Wake Forest.

 

All-ACC Freshman Team

Brandon Ingram, Duke    *51

Dwayne Bacon, Florida State     50

Malik Beasley, Florida State    49

Malachi Richardson, Syracuse    34

Bryant Crawford, Wake Forest    28

 

All-ACC Defensive Team

Malcolm Brogdon, Sr., Virginia  49

Tonye Jekiri, Sr., Miami        39

Michael Gbinije, Sr., Syracuse  36

Landry Nnoko, Sr., Clemson      30

Chinanu Onuaku, So., Louisville 27

 

ACC Player of the Year

Malcolm Brogdon, Sr., Virginia  38

Brice Johnson, Sr., North Carolina      9

Cat Barber, Jr., NC State       3

Grayson Allen, So., Duke        1

 

ACC Freshman of the Year

Brandon Ingram, Duke    48

Dwayne Bacon, Florida State     1

Malik Beasley, Florida State    1

Malachi Richardson, Syracuse    1

 

ACC Coach of the Year

Jim Larrañaga, Miami    24

Buzz Williams, Virginia Tech    22

Tony Bennett, Virginia  2

Roy Williams, North Carolina    1

Brad Brownell, Clemson  1

Brian Gregory, Georgia Tech     1

 

ACC Defensive Player of the Year

Malcolm Brogdon, Sr., Virginia  39

Tonye Jekiri, Sr., Miami        9

Michael Gbinije, Sr., Syracuse  1

Marshall Plumlee, Sr., Duke     1

Chinanu Onuaku, So., Louisville 1

 

ACC Most Improved Player of the Year

Jaron Blossomgame, Jr., Clemson 21

Grayson Allen, So., Duke        15

Cat Barber, Jr., NC State       4

Zach LeDay, Jr., Virginia Tech  4

Ja’Quan Newton, So., Miami      2

Joel Berry, So., North Carolina 2

Marcus Georges-Hunt, Sr., Georgia Tech  1

Dennis Clifford, Sr., Boston College    1

Chinanu Onuaku, So., Louisville 1

 

ACC Sixth Man of the Year

Isaiah Hicks, Jr., North Carolina       19

Ja’Quan Newton, So., Miami      12

Luke Kennard, Fr., Duke 7

Tyler Lydon, Fr., Syracuse      6

Devon Bookert, Sr., Florida State       6

Sheldon Jeter, Jr., Pittsburgh  1

 

* Unanimous selection

 


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