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Harrell and Rozier earn 2nd team All-ACC honors

The Atlantic Coast Conference has announced that University of Louisville forward Montrezl Harrell and guard Terry Rozier have been named second team All-ACC as voted upon by the league's 15 head coaches.

Harrell is averaging 15.8 points (eighth in the ACC), 9.4 rebounds (second in the ACC, 28th in the nation) and is shooting 57.3 percent from the field (third in the ACC, 21st in the nation). He has produced a double-double in 12 games this season and on 24 occasions in his career, including his latest with 20 points, 12 rebounds, three assists, two steals and a blocked shot against Virginia on March 7. He has scored in double figures in 36 of his last 42 games, including 24 games with 15 points or more. He is among the ACC's active top five in career scoring, rebounds and blocked shots.

Rozier leads the Cardinals and is fourth in the ACC in scoring (17.0 ppg) and is second in the ACC in steals (2.0 spg). He is third in the ACC in scoring for league games only (17.0 ppg). He has scored in double figures in 28 games this season, including totaling 22 or more points in six ACC games. Twice named ACC Player of the Week, he has averaged 21.3 points in the Cards' 12 road or neutral site games, including 20 points in Louisville's nine conference road games.

Duke freshman Jahlil Okafor, Notre Dame senior Jerian Grant, Syracuse forward Rakeem Christmas, Virginia guard Malcolm Brogdon and Boston College guard Olivier Hanlan comprise the first team.

Joining Harrell and Rozier on the second team are Duke's Quinn Cook (16.0 ppg, .885 FT percentage), North Carolina's Marcus Paige (13.5 ppg, 4.4 apg) and Virginia's Justin Anderson (13.4 ppg, .484 3-point field goal percentage).

NC State's Trevor Lacey (16.1 ppg)  was voted to the third team, along with Duke's Tyus Jones (11.8 ppg, 5.7 apg), Notre Dame's Pat Connaughton (12.6 ppg), Pitt's Jamel Artis (13.8) ppg) and North Carolina's Brice Johnson (12.6 ppg).

First Team All-ACC

Olivier Hanlan, Jr., Boston College

Jahlil Okafor, Fr., Duke                                                            

Jerian Grant, Sr., Notre Dame                                               

Rakeem Christmas, Gr. Syracuse                                        

Malcolm Brogdon, Jr., Virginia                                             

Second Team All-ACC

Quinn Cook, Sr., Duke

Montrezl Harrell, Jr., Louisville                                           

Terry Rozier, So., Louisville

Marcus Paige, Jr., North Carolina

Justin Anderson, Jr., Virginia

Third Team All-ACC

Tyus Jones, Fr., Duke

Brice Johnson, Jr., North Carolina

Trevor Lacey, Jr., NC State                                                     

Pat Connaughton, Sr., Notre Dame                                     

Jamel Artis, So., Pitt                                                                  

Official release from UofL sports information

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