Clemson junior forward K.J. McDaniels picked up first team All-ACC honors from the league’s media contingent, making him the first Tiger player to earn first team honors since Trevor Booker in 2010. The ACC Coaches ballot put McDaniels on its 2nd team. McDaniels led the Tigers in scoring (17.1 ppg) and rebounding (7.2 rpg) this season. He led the ACC in blocked shots per game with his 2.8 per game average. McDaniels is the only player in the c0untry to lead his team in scoring, rebounding and blocked shots.
Below we have the full rundown of the Coaches All-ACC selections and video of McDaniels talking about his accolades and the upcoming ACC Tournament in Greensboro.
2014 Coaches All-ACC First Team (Vote Totals) *Jabari Parker, Duke (42) T.J. Warren, NC State (41) Marcus Paige, North Carolina (40) C.J. Fair, Syracuse (39) Malcolm Brogdon, Virginia (35)
2014 Coaches All-ACC Second Team Tyler Ennis, Syracuse (33) Lamar Patterson, Pitt (31) Rodney Hood, Duke (31) K.J. McDaniels, Clemson (28) Joe Harris, Virginia (24)
2014 Coaches All-ACC Third Team James Michael McAdoo, North Carolina (21) Olivier Hanlan, Boston College (15) Dez Wells, Maryland (13) Eric Atkins, Notre Dame (8) Rion Brown, Miami (8)
Honorable Mention (Four or more votes) Akil Mitchell, Virginia (7) Jerami Grant, Syracuse (4) Pat Connaughton, Notre Dame (4) Ian Miller, Florida State (4) Talib Zanna, Pitt (4)
* – Unanimous Selection