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Duke’s Luke Kennard Unanimous Pick For All-ACC

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It would have been hard to to vote against him after the year that he’s had.

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DURHAM, NC - FEBRUARY 11: Luke Kennard #5 of the Duke Blue Devils reacts after making a three-point basket against the Clemson Tigers during the game at Cameron Indoor Stadium on February 11, 2017 in Durham, North Carolina. Duke won 64-62.
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Luke Kennard was a unanimous pick for All-ACC as voted by the coaches and media.

Matt Jones was named to the ACC All-Defensive Team and freshman Jayson Tatum was picked as both third-team all conference and a member of the All-Freshman team.

UNC’s Justin Jackson was picked as ACC Player of the Year; NC State’s Dennis Smith was Rookie of the Year while Georgia Tech’s Josh Pastner was Coach of The Year.

Here’s the full list of honors and votes.

FIRST TEAM School Points
Luke Kennard DUKE *265
Justin Jackson North Carolina 256
John Collins Wake Forest 255
Bonzie Colson Notre Dame 253
Donovan Mitchell Louisville 231
SECOND TEAM
Dwayne Bacon Florida State 141
Dennis Smith Jr. NC State 126
Ben Lammers Georgia Tech 109
Joel Berry II North Carolina 102
London Perrantes Georgia Tech 90
THIRD TEAM
Michael Young Pittsburgh 85 85
Jaron Blossomgame Clemson 67 67
Andrew White III Syracuse 67 67
Davon Reed Miami 66 66
Jayson Tatum DUKE 51
ALL-HONORABLE MENTION (10-or-more points)
Kennedy Meeks North Carolina 34
Matt Farrell Notre Dame 25
Zach LeDay Virginia Tech 24
Jerome Robinson Boston College 23
Jonathan Isaac Florida State 20
Seth Allen Virginia Tech 18
Jamel Artis Pittsburgh 17
V.J. Beachem Notre Dame 12
Steve Vasturia Notre Dame 11
Tyler Lydon Syracuse 10
ALL-DEFENSIVE TEAM
Ben Lammers Georgia Tech 50
Isaiah Wilkins Virginia 41
Donovan Mitchell Louisville 39
Davon Reed Miami 25
Xavier Rathan-Mayes Florida State 19
Matt Jones DUKE 19
ALL-FRESHMAN TEAM
Dennis Smith NC State 51
Jonathan Isaac Florida State 51
Jayson Tatum DUKE 50
Josh Okogie Georgia Tech 49
Ky Bowman Boston College 32
ACC PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Justin Jackson North Carolina 24
John Collins Wake Forest 15
Bonzie Colson Notre Dame 8
Luke Kennard DUKE 5
Donovan Mitchell Louisville 1
ACC FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR
Dennis Smith NC State 36
Jayson Tatum DUKE 8
Josh Okogie Georgia Tech 3
Ky Bowman 3
Jonathan Isaac Florida State 3
ACC COACH OF THE YEAR
Josh Pastner Georgia Tech 24
Roy Williams North Carolina 8
Mike Brey Notre Dame 7
Leonard Hamilton Florida State 4
Danny Manning Wake Forest 3
Buzz Williams Virginia Tech 3
Jim Larrañaga Miami 2
Rick Pitino Louisville 2
ACC DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Ben Lammers Georgia Tech 37
Isaiah Wilkins Virginia 6
Kamari Murphy 4
Matt Jones Duke 3 DUKE 3
Xavier Rathan-Mayes Florida State 1
Dennis Smith NC State 1
Steve Vasturia Notre Dame 1
ACC MOST IMPROVED
John Collins Wake Forest 26
Ben Lammers Georgia Tech 15
Matt Farrell Notre Dame 9
Justin Jackson North Carolina 1
Luke Kennard DUKE 1
Donovan Mitchell Louisville 1
ACC SIXTH MAN OF THE YEAR
Seth Allen Virginia Tech 43
Tadric Jackson Georgia Tech 4
Frank Jackson DUKE 3
Marcquise Reed Clemson 2
Markell Johnson NC State 1
*Denotes unanimous

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