Warren, Parker lead all-ACC 1st team
North Carolina State's T.J. Warren and Duke's Jabari Parker were unanimous selections Monday to the all-Atlantic Coast Conference team. They were joined by North Carolina's Marcus Paige, Syracuse's C.J. Fair and Clemson's K.J. McDaniels.
The team was announced by the league and chosen by 77 voting members of the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association.
The media members selected Paige as the league's most improved player and Virginia's Justin Anderson as its top sixth-man.
Warren is the league's top scorer with an average of 24.8 points — more than five points ahead of the No. 2 scorer, Parker. Warren closed the regular season with the first consecutive 40-point performances in the ACC since 1990.
On the writers' second team are: Virginia's Malcolm Brogdon, Pittsburgh's Lamar Patterson, Syracuse freshman Tyler Ennis, Duke's Rodney Hood and James Michael McAdoo of North Carolina.
McDaniels led the media members' all-defensive team along with Georgia Tech's Daniel Miller, Virginia's Akil Mitchell, Ennis and North Carolina's J.P. Tokoto.
Parker finished his freshman season with a season-high 30 points in a victory over rival North Carolina. He is attempting to become the first Duke freshman to lead the team in both scoring and rebounds. Parker averages a league-best nine rebounds.
Paige received 27 votes from the media members for the most-improved award to 15 for Warren and 14 for Miami's Rion Brown. Anderson had 29 votes for the sixth-man award to 17 for Florida State's Ian Miller.