University of Louisville men's basketball junior forward Jordan Nwora has been named a Third-Team All-American by the Associated Press, the AP announced on Friday. He is the first Louisville player to receive AP All-American honors since Russ Smith in 2013, and the 21st player in school history.
A Julius Erving Award & John Wooden Award finalist as well as a First Team All-ACC selection and Third Team SI All-American, the Buffalo, NY native leads the team in points per game and is second in rebounding. He is the only player to be ranked in the ACC's top ten in points, rebounding, free there percentage, field goal percentage and three-pointers made per game.
Louisville (24-7) was set to take on the Syracuse Orange (18-14) in the Quarterfinals of the ACC Tournament, but the remainder of the tournament as well as the NCAA Tournament was cancelled due to the global COVID-19 pandemic.
2019-20 Associated Press All-American Teams:
Payton Pritchard - Oregon
Markus Howard - Marquette
Myles Powell - Seton Hall
Obi Toppin - Dayton
Luka Garza - Iowa
Devon Dotson - Kansas
Cassius Winston - Michigan State
Malachi Flynn - San Diego State
Vernon Carey - Duke
Udoka Azubuike - Kansas
Tre Jones - Duke
Jared Butler - Baylor
Jordan Nwora - Louisville
Jalen Smith - Maryland
Filip Petrusev, Gonzaga
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