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Atlantic Coast Conference Men Basketball

  2014-2015     Previous season  

ACC Standings
 1. N.Carolina (5) 15-4 (26-6) 
 2. Miami, FL (11) 13-5 (24-6) 
 3. Virginia (7) 13-6 (24-7) 
 4. Louisville (18) 12-6 (23-8) 
 5. Notre Dame (19) 11-7 (20-10) 
 6. Duke (20) 11-7 (22-9) 
 7. Virginia Tech 10-8 (18-13) 
 8. Clemson 10-8 (17-13) 
 9. Pittsburgh 9-9 (10-10) 
 10. Syracuse 9-9 (19-12) 
 11. Georgia Tech 8-10 (18-13) 
 12. Florida St. 8-10 (18-12) 
 13. N.Carolina St. 5-13 (15-16) 
 14. Wake Forest 2-16 (11-19) 
 15. Boston Coll. 0-18 (7-24) 

Points Per Game
 Anthony BARBER
  Avg: 23.3
 1. Barber, N.Caroli.23.3 
 2. Allen, Duke21.6 
 3. Brogdon, Virginia18.8 
 4. Blossomgame, Clems.18.2 
 5. Gbinije, Syracuse17.3 
 6. Ingram, Duke16.8 
 7. Georges-Hunt, Geor.16.4 
 8. Young, Pittsburgh16.0 
 9. Carter, Boston C.16.0 
 10. Lee, Louisville15.9 
Rebounds Per Game
  Notre D.
  Avg: 10.7
 1. Auguste, Notre D.10.7 
 2. Johnson, N.Carolina10.6 
 3. Thomas, Wake F.10.2 
 4. Mitchell, Georgia9.9 
 5. Jekiri, Miami, FL8.9 
 6. Plumlee, Duke8.6 
 7. Abu, N.Carolina St.8.6 
 8. Onuaku, Louisville8.5 
 9. Roberson, Syracuse8.2 
 10. LeDay, Virginia.7.6 
Assists Per Game
  Avg: 5.2
 1. Robinson, Pitts.5.2 
 2. Jackson, Notre D.4.7 
 3. Perrantes, Virginia4.6 
 4. Rathan-Mayes, Flor.4.5 
 5. Barber, N.Caroli.4.5 
 6. Rodriguez, Miami,4.4 
 7. Crawford, Wake F.4.4 
 8. Gbinije, Syracuse4.4 
 9. Carter, Boston C.4.0 
 10. Miller-M., Wake F.4.0 
Steals Per Game
 Michael GBINIJE
  Avg: 2
 1. Gbinije, Syracuse2.0 
 2. Crawford, Wake F.1.7 
 3. Cooney, Syracuse1.6 
 4. Bookert, Florida1.6 
 5. Lee, Louisville1.5 
 6. Rodriguez, Miami,1.5 
 7. Berry II, N.Car.1.5 
 8. Allen, Duke1.4 
 9. Robinson, Boston1.4 
 10. Roper, Clemson1.3 
Blocks Per Game
 Beejay ANYA
  Avg: 2.3
 1. Anya, N.Caroli.2.3 
 2. Nnoko, Clemson2.2 
 3. Onuaku, Louisville2.0 
 4. Bojanovsky, Florida1.8 
 5. Thomas, Wake F.1.6 
 6. Plumlee, Duke1.5 
 7. Lydon, Syracuse1.5 
 8. LeDay, Virginia.1.5 
 9. Ingram, Duke1.4 
 10. Osama Mahmou., Lo.1.4 

ACC Women 2015-2016
Official Web Site

University of North Carolina wins the ACC 2015-2016 title (Photo: ACC)

University of North Carolina 2015-16
Roy Williams Roy Williams Williams
Theophilus Pinson Jr.
Pinson Jr.
Marcus Paige
Isaiah Hicks
Joel Berry II
Berry II
Joel James
# Name CM (INCH) Pos Bo NAT
1  Pinson Jr. Theophilus 198 (6'6'') G/F 96 USA
5  Paige Marcus 185 (6'1'') PG 93 USA
4  Hicks Isaiah 203 (6'8'') F 94 USA
2  Berry II Joel 183 (6'0'') G 95 USA
42  James Joel 208 (6'10'') F 94 USA
3  Meeks Kennedy 206 (6'9'') C 95 USA
44  Jackson Justin 203 (6'8'') G/F 95 USA
0  Britt Nate 185 (6'1'') G 94 USA
11  Johnson Brice 206 (6'9'') F 94 USA
43  Dalton Spenser 191 (6'3'') G USA
13  Coker Kanler 193 (6'4'') G USA
34  Egbuna Toby 193 (6'4'') F USA
30  White Stilman 183 (6'0'') PG 92 USA
24  Williams Kenny 192 (6'4'') G USA
31  Coleman Justin 188 (6'2'') G USA
32  Maye Luke 203 (6'8'') F USA
Head Coach: Roy Williams
Coach Assistant: Steve Robinson
Coach Assistant: C.B. McGrath
Coach Assistant: Hubert Davis


Thanks to the sort of defensive dominance coach Roy Williams has been seeking, North Carolina's longer-than-usual wait for its latest ACC Tournament championship is over.
Now the Tar Heels can turn their focus to returning to their customary results in the NCAAs, too.
No. 7 North Carolina held No. 4 Virginia without a field goal for more than 8 minutes in the second half to break open a back-and-forth Atlantic Coast Conference final, and tournament MVP Joel Berry II (6'0''-PG-95) scored 19 points Saturday night, giving the Tar Heels a 61-57 victory for their first league title since 2008.
Since then, Williams had led the Tar Heels to four ACC finals - in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2015 - and lost each one. Even Virginia owned a more recent ACC trophy, from 2014.
Marcus Paige (6'1''-PG-93) added 13 points to help North Carolina (28-6) win its 18th league championship.
Malcolm Brogdon (6'5''-G) led Virginia (26-7) with 15 points, but the conference player of the year was limited to 6 of 22 on field-goal attempts, 2 of 9 on 3s. In all, Carolina held the Cavs to 37 percent shooting.
Now comes the NCAA Tournament and an all-but-certain No. 1 seeding that often feels like a birthright for the kids who wear Carolina blue. UNC hasn't been to the Final Four since winning its second national title under Williams in 2009 - which would not seem all that long ago for most schools but feels like a lifetime to the folks from Chapel Hill.
Virginia would have been a No. 1 with a victory Saturday, it seems clear, but now who knows where the Cavaliers will end up when the brackets come out Sunday?
Paige only scored four in the first half but he took over at the beginning of the second for UNC, continuing the resurgence he began in Friday's semifinal. So much for his supposed slump. The lithe guard scored nine of 10 points for the Tar Heels in one stretch, including a steal and end-to-end drive for a layup, a jumper as he curled around a screen and a pull-up floater.
Then Berry got going on offense, while the entire Tar Heels squad displayed the sort of defensive toughness and will that Williams has been begging to see consistently.
After Anthony Gill (6'8''-F) put Virginia ahead 44-40 with a little under 10 minutes left in regulation, the Cavaliers missed their next 12 shots, part of a larger 2-for-20 rut. That allowed UNC to go on a 15-2 run capped by Brice Johnson's putback layup for a 55-46 lead with under 2 minutes to go - the largest margin for either team.
Virginia would cut it to two in the closing moments, but UNC held on.
It was a similar defensive shutdown to the one North Carolina used to fuel a 24-point run that put away Notre Dame in the semifinals Friday.
These were the top two seeds in the conference tourney - UNC finished atop the standings, UVA was No. 2 - and both teams are capable of playing shutdown defense.
Virginia, best known for that aspect of its game, ranks second nationally in opponents' scoring average at a hair under 60 points, while UNC only allowed one foe to shoot better than 50 percent all season and held semifinal opponent Notre Dame scoreless for 9 1/2 minutes.
So not surprisingly, they were quite good at forcing the other into problems on offense right from the outset Saturday.
North Carolina turned the ball over eight times in the first 12 1/2 minutes. Virginia missed its first four shots and started 4 for 13 on field-goal attempts.
All in all, it was evenly matched, high-level basketball. For a half-plus, anyway.
The teams were tied at 28 at halftime, and were each other's equal in various other ways to that point. Each had 14 rebounds. Each had 16 points in the paint. Each held the other under 30 percent on 3-point tries.
Very clean, too: Only six combined fouls were whistled in the opening half, providing the sort of continuity that's a rarity these days in college basketball.


The previous four ACC titles had been won by a school from outside of the North Carolina center of power: FSU in 2012, Miami in 2013, Virginia in 2014, Notre Dame in 2015. That drought was the longest for that state in league history.


North Carolina: Now only one behind Duke's ACC record of 19 titles. ... This was the Tar Heels' 34th appearance in an ACC final, most in conference history. ... Over the past 13 years, UNC has appeared in seven ACC finals - against seven different schools.
Virginia: This was the Cavaliers' eighth ACC final; they beat UNC in 1976 and Duke in 2014. ... Beat North Carolina 79-74 on Feb. 27.

Courtesy TheACC

ACC Tournament Final: North Carolina - Virginia 61-57
ACC Tournament Semifinals:
North Carolina - Notre Dame 78-47
Virginia - Miami 73-68

All-ACC Awards 2016 - Mar 13, 2016

All-ACC 1st Team 2016
Brice Johnson
Malcolm Brogdon
Anthony Barber
Grayson Allen
Jaron Blossomgame

All-Tournament MVP: Joel Berry II (6'0''-PG-95) of N.Carolina
Player of the Year: Malcolm Brogdon (6'5''-G) of Virginia
Defensive Player of the Year: Malcolm Brogdon (6'5''-G) of Virginia
Freshman of the Year: Brandon Ingram (6'8''-SF-97) of Duke
Most Improved Player of the Year: Jaron Blossomgame (6'7''-F-93) of Clemson
Sixth Man of the Year: Isaiah Hicks (6'8''-F-94) of N.Carolina
Scholar-Athlete of the Year: Marcus Paige (6'1''-PG-93) of N.Carolina
Coach of the Year: Jim Larranaga of Miami, FL

1st Team
F: Brice Johnson (6'9''-F-94) of N.Carolina
G: Malcolm Brogdon (6'5''-G) of Virginia
PG: Anthony Barber (6'2''-PG-94) of N.Carolina St.
G: Grayson Allen (6'4''-G-95) of Duke
F: Jaron Blossomgame (6'7''-F-93) of Clemson

2nd Team
F: Michael Gbinije (6'7''-F-92) of Syracuse
G: Sheldon McClellan (6'5''-G-92) of Miami, FL
PG: Demetrius Jackson (6'1''-PG-94) of Notre Dame
SF: Brandon Ingram (6'8''-SF-97) of Duke
G: Damion Lee (6'6''-G) of Louisville

3rd Team
F: Marcus Georges-Hunt (6'5''-F-94) of Georgia Tech
F: Anthony Gill (6'8''-F) of Virginia
F: Zach Auguste (6'10''-F) of Notre Dame
F: Michael Young (6'9''-F-94) of Pittsburgh
PG: Angel Rodriguez (5'11''-PG-92) of Miami, FL

Honorable Mention
Justin Jackson (6'8''-G/F-95) of N.Carolina
Tonye Jekiri (7'0''-C-94) of Miami, FL
Zach LeDay (6'7''-F-94) of Virginia Tech
Chinanu Onuaku (6'10''-C/F-96) of Louisville
Marcus Paige (6'1''-PG-93) of N.Carolina
London Perrantes (6'2''-PG) of Virginia
Devin Thomas (6'9''-F-94) of Wake Forest

All-Defensive Team
G: Malcolm Brogdon (6'5''-G) of Virginia
C: Tonye Jekiri (7'0''-C-94) of Miami, FL
F: Michael Gbinije (6'7''-F-92) of Syracuse
C: Landry Nnoko (6'10''-C-94) of Clemson
C/F: Chinanu Onuaku (6'10''-C/F-96) of Louisville

All-Tournament Team
PG: Joel Berry II (6'0''-PG-95) of N.Carolina
PG: Marcus Paige (6'1''-PG-93) of N.Carolina
G: Malcolm Brogdon (6'5''-G) of Virginia
F: Anthony Gill (6'8''-F) of Virginia
F: Brice Johnson (6'9''-F-94) of N.Carolina

All-Freshman Team
SF: Brandon Ingram (6'8''-SF-97) of Duke
G: Dwayne Bacon (6'7''-G-95) of Florida St.
G: Malik Beasley (6'5''-G-96) of Florida St.
F/G: Malachi Richardson (6'6''-F/G-96) of Syracuse
G: Bryant Crawford (6'3''-G-97) of Wake Forest

All-Academic Team
F: Deng Adel (6'7''-F-97) of Louisville
G: Grayson Allen (6'4''-G-95) of Duke
G: Dwayne Bacon (6'7''-G-95) of Florida St.
G: Gabe DeVoe (6'3''-G-95) of Clemson
G: Jalen Hudson (6'5''-G-96) of Virginia Tech
G: Tadric Jackson (6'2''-G-94) of Georgia Tech
F: Amile Jefferson (6'9''-F-93) of Duke
C: Chase Jeter (7'0''-C-97) of Duke
G: Cameron Johnson (6'7''-G-96) of Pittsburgh
G: Trey Lewis (6'2''-G-92) of Louisville
F: Ryan Luther (6'9''-F-95) of Pittsburgh
F: Rafael Maia (6'9''-F-91) of Pittsburgh
F/C: Mangok Mathiang (6'10''-F/C-92) of Louisville
F: Luke Maye (6'8''-F) of N.Carolina
G: Donovan Mitchell (6'3''-G) of Louisville
C/F: Chinanu Onuaku (6'10''-C/F-96) of Louisville
PG: Marcus Paige (6'1''-PG-93) of N.Carolina
F: Rex Pflueger (6'6''-F-96) of Notre Dame
G: Davon Reed (6'6''-G-95) of Miami, FL
PG: Jordan Roper (6'0''-PG-93) of Clemson
G/F: Maverick Rowan (6'6''-G/F) of N.Carolina St.
F: Matt Ryan (6'8''-F) of Notre Dame
PG: Quentin Snider (6'1''-PG-95) of Louisville
F: Raymond Spalding (6'10''-F) of Louisville
G: Damon Wilson (6'5''-G-96) of Pittsburgh
G: Devin Wilson (6'4''-G-94) of Virginia Tech


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