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March 10, 2014

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Virginia redshirt sophomore guard Malcolm Brogdon (Norcross, Ga.) was named to the 2013-14 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Second Team and senior guard Joe Harris (Chelan, Wash.) was named to the All-ACC Third Team, announced Monday (March 10) by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association (ACSMA).

In addition, senior forward Akil Mitchell (Charlotte, N.C.) was named to the All-ACC Defensive Team, guard London Perrantes (Los Angeles) earned a spot on the All-ACC Freshman Team and guard Justin Anderson (Montross, Va.) was named the Sixth Man of the Year.

Brogdon ranked first in free throw percentage (88.8%), fourth in assist-to-turnover ratio (3.4) and 12th in scoring (14.8 ppg) during league play. Brogdon was the only player to reach double figures in scoring in all 18 ACC contests. He tallied a career-high 19 points, five rebounds and five assists in Virginia’s ACC regular-season title clinching win over Syracuse. Overall, Brogdon is averaging team highs in points (12.6 ppg), steals (1.3 spg) and free throw percentage (89.3%), and is second in rebounding (5.6 rpg) and 3-point field goal percentage (38.8%).

Harris ranked fourth in 3-point field goal percentage (42.1%) and tied for eighth in made 3-point field goals per game (2.2) during league action. Harris, who earned All-ACC first-team honors last season, averaged 11.6 points per game during ACC play, reaching double figures in 12 games. He scored 19 points in Virginia’s win over Maryland (Feb. 10) and 18 in a win against Florida State (Jan. 18).

Mitchell, who also received All-ACC honorable mention, is the top all-around defender on a Cavalier squad that led the ACC in scoring defense (54.5 ppg), field goal percentage defense (38.7%), 3-point field goal percentage defense (30.1%), defensive rebounding (29.6 rpg), defensive rebound percentage (73.4%), scoring margin (+12.9) and assist-to-turnover ratio (1.68) during league play. Mitchell helped Virginia limit five of the top six ACC scorers to an average of 10.4 points and 21.7 percent shooting below their season averages.

Perrantes led the ACC during league play in assist-to-turnover ratio (4.47) and ranked seventh in assists (4.22 apg). He had a career-high 15 points vs. Miami (Feb. 26) and career-best nine assists against North Carolina (Jan. 20).

Perrantes, who ranks third in the ACC in assist-to-turnover ratio (3.55) and 10th in assists (3.8 apg) in all games, has tallied five or more assists in 11 games.

Anderson averaged 8.3 points per game and had several game-changing defensive plays during the conference season. Anderson tallied 10 or more points in seven ACC games off the bench, including a team high 16 at Florida State.

No. 1 seed Virginia (25-6, 16-2 ACC) will play No. 8 seed Maryland or No. 9 seed Florida State in the ACC Tournament quarterfinals on Friday, March 14. Tipoff at Greensboro Coliseum is set for 12 p.m. ET.

All-ACC First Team
Jabari Parker, Fr.. Duke (77) 231
T.J. Warren, So., NC State (77), 231
Marcus Paige, So., North Carolina (69) 223
C.J. Fair, Sr., Syracuse (47) 200
K.J. McDaniels, Jr. Clemson (46) 199

All-ACC Second Team
Malcolm Brogdon, So., Virginia (35) 170
Lamar Patterson, Sr. Pitt (10) 158
Tyler Ennis, Fr., Syracuse (13) 156
Rodney Hood, Jr., Duke (4) 148
James Michael McAdoo, Jr., North Carolina (2) 103

All-ACC Third Team
Olivier Hanlan, So., Boston College (3) 101
Joe Harris, Sr., Virginia (1) 79
Rion Brown, Sr., Miami 52
Dez Wells, Jr., Maryland 45
Daniel Miller, Sr., Georgia Tech 34

Honorable Mention
Eric Atkins, Sr., Notre Dame 30
Talib Zanna, Sr., Pitt 28
Aaron Thomas, So., Florida State 27
Akil Mitchell, Sr., Virginia 17
Jerami Grant, So., Syracuse 15
Ryan Anderson, Jr., Boston College 10

All-ACC Freshman Team
Tyler Ennis, Syracuse (77)
Jabari Parker, Duke (77)
London Perrantes, Virginia (66)
Kennedy Meeks, North Carolina (60)
Devin Wilson, Virginia Tech (55)

All-ACC Defensive Team
KJ. McDaniels, Jr., Clemson (66)
Daniel Miller, Sr., Georgia Tech (60)
Akil Mitchell, Sr., Virginia (51)
Tyler Ennis, Fr., Syracuse (38)
J.P. Tokoto, So., North Carolina (18)

Sixth Man of the Year
Justin Anderson, So., Virginia

Most Improved
Marcus Paige, North Carolina

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