Anderson, Hanlan Earn All-ACC Honors
March 11, 2013
CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. - Sophomore Ryan Anderson earned All-ACC Third Team honors and freshman Olivier Hanlan was the only unanimous choice on the All-ACC Freshman Team, announced Monday by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association.
Anderson ranks fourth in the ACC in rebounding (8.1) and sixth in scoring (15.1). He has eight double-doubles this year which ranks sixth in the conference. His nine 20-point games rank third in the league and his nine 10-rebound games rank fifth. He is also second in the ACC with three "20 and 10" games.
Michael Snaer (Florida State), C.J. Leslie (NC State), Quinn Cook (Duke) and Devin Booker (Clemson) were the other third-team honorees.
Hanlan was the only freshman named on all 77 ballots for the All-Freshman Team. He also received honorable mention recognition on All-ACC voting. Hanlan is the only freshman to rank in the top six in points (14.6), rebounds (4.2) and assists (2.3) among the rookie class. He ranks sixth in the ACC in conference scoring (15.7) and is eighth overall (14.6). Hanlan leads all freshmen with 26 double-digit scoring games.
Joining Hanlan on the All-Freshman Team were Rasheed Sulaimon (Duke), T.J. Warren (NC State), Devin Thomas (Wake Forest) and Marcus Paige (North Carolina).
The All-ACC First Team consisted of Mason Plumlee (Duke), Erick Green (Virginia Tech), Shane Larkin (Miami), Joe Harris (Virginia) and Richard Howell (NC State).
The second team was Seth Curry (Duke), Kenny Kadji (Miami), Lorenzo Brown (NC State), Reggie Bullock (North Carolina) and James Michael McAdoo (North Carolina).
The eighth-seeded Eagles will open the ACC Tournament on Thursday when they face ninth-seeded Georgia Tech at noon at the Greensboro Coliseum.