Duke center Jahlil Okafor is the first freshman to win ACC player of the year honors
Okafor has led the third-ranked Blue Devils to a 28-3 record, averaging 17.6 points and 9.2 rebounds this season. Grant leads the conference in assists, while Brogdon averages 13.7 points and 2.6 assists.
The All-ACC first team was led by unanimous selections Okafor and Grant. Brogdon was also named to the first team along with Syracuse center Rakeem Christmas, who also named the conference’s Most Improved Player. The ACC’s leading scorer, Boston College junior guard Olivier Hanlan, rounded out the first team.
- Scooby Axson