Pitt junior forward Mike Young named third team All-ACC
March 6, 2016 4:28 PM
Mike Young, right, is averaging 16.1 points, 7.1 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game, while shooting 54 percent from the field and 79 percent from the foul line.
By Paul Zeise / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Pitt junior forward Mike Young was named third team All-ACC, as voted upon by Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association (ACSMA) Sunday.
Young, who is from Duquesne, Pa., is averaging 16.1 points, 7.1 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game, while shooting 54.0 percent (176-of-326) from the field and 79.0 percent (128-of-162) from the foul line. He has scored in double figures in 28 of Pitt’s 30 games, including 17 times in ACC play.
Pitt, 20-10 overall and 9-9 in the ACC, earned the No. 8 seed in the ACC Tournament and will play Syracuse (19-12, 9-9) in the second round Wednesday, March 9 at noon.
Virginia’s Malcolm Brogdon claimed Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year accolades with Duke’s Brandon Ingram (Freshman of the Year), Miami’s Jim Larranaga (Coach of the Year), Clemson’s Jaron Blossomgame (Most Improved) and North Carolina’s Isaiah Hicks (Sixth Man) receiving individual award honors.
Brogdon headlined the All-ACC first team along with Brice Johnson (North Carolina), Anthony Barber (NC State), Grayson Allen (Duke) and Blossomgame (Clemson). The second team was comprised of Michael Gbinije (Syracuse), Sheldon McClellan (Miami), Demetrius Jackson (Notre Dame), Ingram (Duke) and Damion Lee (Louisville).
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