Duke's Mason Plumlee and N.C. State's Richard Howell were first-team all-ACC selections. Credit: CHUCK LIDDY
The Triangle schools were well represented on the media’s all-ACC teams released Monday. Duke, North Carolina and N.C. State combined for 13 representatives on the first, second, third and freshman teams as selected by the 77 voters of Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association.
Duke’s Mason Plumlee was led all players with 226 points and 73 out of a possible 77 first-place votes. Plumlee finished the regular season ranked second in the league in scoring (17.3 points per game), rebounding (10.3 boards per game) and field goal percentage (58.9 percent). He led the ACC with 17 double-doubles. Duke has had a first-team All-ACC selection in six straight seasons.
N.C. State’s Richard Howell was also a first-team selection with 192 points and 46 1st-place votes. Howell and Plumlee were the only two players to average a double-double in league play, and the N.C. State senior led the league in rebounding with an average of 10.6 rebounds per game.