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Duke's Plumlee, State's Howell make All-ACC 1st team

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GREENSBORO, N.C. -

Duke's Mason Plumlee led a close vote for the 2012-13 All-ACC basketball first team, as determined by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association.

Plumlee (73 first-place votes, 226 points) finished second among ACC players in scoring average, rebound average and field-goal percentage, in leading Duke to a 27-4 record. He is joined on the first team by the ACC's leading scorer, Erick Green of Virginia Tech (72 first-place votes, 225 points), Miami's Shane Larkin (72 first-place votes, 224 points), Virginia's Joe Harris (67 first-place votes, 219 points) and N.C. State's Richard Howell (46 first-place votes, 192 points).

Larkin's 13.7 points, 4.4 assists and suffocating defense helped lead the Hurricanes to their first-ever ACC regular season championship. Harris is averaging 17.0 points per game overall. Howell led the ACC in rebounding (11.4 per game in ACC games), as N.C. State finished 22-9 (11-7, ACC).

Duke's Seth Curry (178 points), Miami's Kenny Kadji (131 points) and N.C. State's Lorenzo Brown (122 points) lead the Second Team, along with North Carolina players Reggie Bullock (119 points) and James Michael McAdoo (97).

The third team features Florida State's Michael Snaer (93 points), N.C. State's CJ Leslie (80 points), Boston College's Ryan Anderson (46 points), Duke's Quinn Cook (43 points), Clemson's Devin Booker (43 points) and Virginia's Akil Mitchell (43 points).

Receiving honorable mention were: Durand Scott (Miami), P.J. Hairston (UNC), C.J. Harris and Travis McKie (Wake Forest), Ryan Kelly (Duke), Olivier Hanlan (Boston College) and Alex Len (Maryland).

ALL-ACC FIRST TEAM
Mason Plumlee Duke
Erick Green Virginia Tech
Shane Larkin Miami
Joe Harris Virginia
Richard Howell N.C. State

 

ALL-ACC SECOND TEAM
Seth Curry Duke
Kenny Kadji Miami
Lorenzo Brown N.C. State
Reggie Bullock North Carolina
James Michael McAdoo North Carolina

 

ALL-ACC THIRD TEAM
Michael Snaer Florida State
C.J. Leslie N.C. State
Ryan Anderson Boston College
Quinn Cook Duke
Devin Booker Clemson
Akil Mitchell Virginia
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