Mike Scott Named Third-Team All-America by Basketball Times
CHARLOTTESVILLE-Virginia senior forward Mike Scott (Chesapeake, Va.) is a third-team All-America selection for the 2011-12 season by Basketball Times.
The 6-8 Scott earlier earned third-team All-America honors from Sporting News and NetScouts Basketball, fourth-team All-America honors from College Sports Madness and honorable mention All-America recognition from The Associated Press.
A 2012 first-team All-Atlantic Coast Conference selection, Scott has also earned All-District honors from the U.S. Basketball Writers Association and the National Association of Basketball Coaches.
Scott averaged 18.0 points and 8.3 rebounds a game for the 2011-12 season, while shooting 56.3 percent (215-382) from the field and 80.8 percent (139-172) from the free-throw line. He ranked first among ACC players in field goal percentage, second in scoring, fifth in rebounding and seventh in free throw percentage.
Scott was honored as the ACC Player of the Week a league-high four times during the 2011-12 season. He is the first Virginia player to earn the honor four times in one season. Barry Parkhill (1971-72), Ralph Sampson (1982-83), Bryant Stith (1989-90) and Norman Nolan (1997-98) all were named ACC Player of the Week three times in a season.
Scott finished his Virginia career ranked third in rebounds (944), third in double-doubles (34) and 16th in points scored (1,538) on UVa’s all-time lists.