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Doug McDermott, Jabari Parker lead SI.com's All-America teams

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Doug McDermott celebrates his 3,000th point on senior night.

Before postseason play wipes away the memories of what has been a fantastic regular season in college basketball, SI.com is introducing its All-America teams. Although this was once billed as the year of the freshman, only two first-year players made the cut for our first and second teams. Our panel of eight writers and editors included Seth Davis, senior writer; Luke Winn, senior writer; Brian Hamilton, blogger; Ted Keith, associate editor; David Gardner, producer; Dan Greene, reporter; Michael Beller, blogger and bracket watcher; and Chris Johnson, blogger. Each individual ballot is listed below.

First-Team

Doug McDermott*, F, Creighton. Dougie McBuckets was a lock for this spot almost as soon as he stepped on the court to begin what would be a storied senior season. On senior night, he put the exclamation point on his candidacy -- and his college career -- by scoring a career-high 45 points and surpassing 3,000 career points in the process.

Jabari Parker*, F, Duke. Parker is the only freshman on this team, and with good reason: He has been the most consistent rookies -- and one of the most consistent overall players -- in college basketball this season. Duke's offense has relied on his versatility and ability to play all five offensive positions. On his final game of the season -- and potentially as a collegian -- at Cameron Indoor Stadium last Saturday, he scored a season-high 30 points in a win over arch-rival North Carolina.

Russ Smith*, G, Louisville. Russdiculous has tamed his game this season. Although he's still scoring at a prolific pace (17.5 points per game), he has also learned how to distribute the ball better, averaging 1.9 more assists per game as a senior than he did for Louisville's national title team as a junior. The Cardinals' postseason hopes will once again rest on his shoulders.

Sean Kilpatrick*, G, Cincinnati. Kilpatrick may not have quite the offensive reputation of Dougie, but 2,092 points are not too shabby. Kilpatrick has been the heart of Cincinnati's surprising season that saw the Bearcats tie Louisville for the AAC regular season title.

Shabazz Napier, G, Connecticut. Napier has been UConn's best player by far this season. He leads the Huskies in points, rebounds and assists per game and had one of the year's most unforgettable plays, a buzzer-beating jumper to defeat now-No. 1 Florida back in December.

* indicates a consensus selection

Second-Team

Nick Johnson, G, Arizona
Andrew Wiggins, G, Kansas
Fred VanVleet, G, Wichita State
Nik Stauskas, G, Michigan
Cameron Bairstow, F, New Mexico

Seth Davis' ballot

First Team:

Doug McDermott, F, Creighton
Jabari Parker, F, Duke
Shabazz Napier, G, Connecticut
Sean Kilpatrick, G, Cincinnati
Russ Smith, G, Louisville

Second Team:

Julius Randle, F, Kentucky
Melvin Ejim, F, Iowa State
Nik Stauskas, G, Michigan
Scottie Wilbekin, G, Florida
Andrew Wiggins, F, Kansas

Luke Winn's ballot

First Team:

Doug McDermott, F, Creighton
Jabari Parker, F, Duke
Sean Kilpatrick, G, Cincinnati
Russ Smith, G, Louisville
Nick Johnson, G, Arizona

Second Team:

Nik Stauskas, G, Michigan
Shabazz Napier, G, Connecticut
Fred VanVleet, G, Wichita State
Xavier Thames, G, San Diego State
Cleanthony Early, F, Wichita State

Brian Hamilton's ballot

First Team:

Doug McDermott, F, Creighton
Jabari Parker, F, Duke
Cameron Bairstow, F, New Mexico
Sean Kilpatrick, G, Cincinnati
Russ Smith, G, Louisville

Second Team:

Shabazz Napier, G, Connecticut
Andrew Wiggins, G, Kansas
Fred VanVleet, G, Wichita State
Nick Johnson, G, Arizona
Nik Stauskas, G, Michigan

Ted Keith's ballot

First Team:

Doug McDermott, F, Creighton
Jabari Parker, F, Duke
Sean Kilpatrick, G, Cincinnati
Russ Smith, G, Louisville
Nick Johnson, G, Arizona

Second Team:

Shabazz Napier, G, Connecticut
Fred VanVleet, G, Wichita State
Nik Stauskas, G, Michigan
Julius Randle, F, Kentucky
T.J. Warren, F, N.C. State

David Gardner's ballot

First Team:

Doug McDermott, F, Creighton
Jabari Parker, F, Duke
Sean Kilpatrick, G, Cincinnati
Russ Smith, G, Louisville
Nick Johnson, G, Arizona

Second Team:

Shabazz Napier, G, Connecticut
Andrew Wiggins, G, Kansas
Fred VanVleet, G, Wichita State
Julius Randle, F, Kentucky
Cameron Bairstow, F, New Mexico

Dan Greene's ballot

First Team:

Doug McDermott, F, Creighton
Jabari Parker, F, Duke
Sean Kilpatrick, G, Cincinnati
Russ Smith, G, Louisville
Nick Johnson, G, Arizona

Second Team:

Shabazz Napier, G, Connecticut
Andrew Wiggins, G, Kansas
Nik Stauskas, G, Michigan
Kyle Anderson, G, UCLA
Cameron Bairstow, F, New Mexico

Michael Beller's ballot

First Team:

Doug McDermott, F, Creighton
Sean Kilpatrick, G, Cincinnati
Russ Smith, G, Louisville
Jabari Parker, F, Duke
Shabazz Napier, G, Connecticut

Second Team:

Kyle Anderson, G, UCLA
Nik Stauskas, G, Michigan
Andrew Wiggins, G, Kansas
Nick Johnson, G, Arizona
T.J. Warren, F, N.C. State

Chris Johnson's ballot

First Team:

Doug McDermott, F, Creighton
Jabari Parker, F, Duke
Sean Kilpatrick, G, Cincinnati
Russ Smith, G, Louisville
Nick Johnson, G, Arizona

Second Team:

Shabazz Napier, G, Connecticut
Andrew Wiggins, G, Kansas
Nik Stauskas, G, Michigan
Kyle Anderson, G, UCLA
Tyler Ennis, G, Syracuse

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