Harris Named to NABC All-District 2 Team
March 26, 2013
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia junior guard Joe Harris (Chelan, Wash.) was named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches All-District 2 first team, announced by the NABC Tuesday (March 26).
Harris becomes the seventh Cavalier to earn NABC All-District 2 first-team honors, joining Roger Mason, Jr. (2002), Travis Watson (2003), J.R. Reynolds (2007), Sean Singletary (2007-08), Sylven Landesberg (2010) and Mike Scott (2012).
The NABC All-District teams are voted on by member coaches of the NABC. All student-athletes on the all-district teams are eligible for NABC All-America honors. Harris, who earned All-Atlantic Coast Conference first-team honors, ranks fourth in the ACC in scoring at 16.4 points per game and ranked second in league play at 18.4 ppg. Harris has nine 20-point games this season, including a career-high 36 points vs. Duke on Feb. 28.
The Cavaliers (23-11) host Iowa in the NIT quarterfinals on Wednesday, March 27. Tipoff at John Paul Jones Arena is set for 7 p.m. The winner advances to the NIT semifinals against the Maryland at Madison Square Garden in New York on Tuesday, April 2. Tipoff is slated for 9 p.m.
2012-13 NABC District II Team
Shane Larkin (Miami)
Mason Plumlee (Duke)
Joe Harris (Virginia)
Erick Green (Virginia Tech)
Kenny Kadji (Miami)
Seth Curry (Duke)
Richard Howell (N.C. State)
C.J. Leslie (N.C. State)
James Michael McAdoo (North Carolina)
Lorenzo Brown (N.C. State)