March 18, 2009

Seth Davis and Luke Winn serve up their picks for SI.com's All-America Team:

PLAYER OF THE YEARBlake Griffin, Oklahoma

COACH OF THE YEARJohn Calipari, Memphis

G: Ty Lawson, 5-11 Jr., North Carolina15.9 ppg, 6.5 apg, 3.32 assist-to-turnover ratio, 46.7 percent threes

The Tar Heels' whirling dervish was the most efficient offensive player in the country.

F: Terrence Williams, 6-6 Sr., Louisville12.3 ppg, 8.5 rpg, 5.1 apg, 2.15 assist-to-turnover ratio

T-Will does everything for the Cards, including running their offense as a point forward.

F: Blake Griffin, 6-10 Soph., Oklahoma 21.9 ppg, 14.3 rpg, 63.5 percent FGs

The Terminator led the nation in rebounding and was a clear choice for Player of the Year.

F: Tyler Hansbrough, 6-9 Sr., North Carolina 21.4 ppg, 8.2 rpg, 85.6 percent FTs

He didn't have a Wooden/Naismith-type season, but still anchored UNC's ACC title run.

C: DeJuan Blair, 6-7 Soph., Pittsburgh 15.6 ppg, 12.2 rpg

His unrivaled offensive glasswork (5.5 per game) is the No. 1 reason for Pitt's success.

G: Stephen Curry, 6-3 Jr., Davidson 28.6 ppg, 5.7 apg, 4.3 rpg, 2.6 spg

Steph lost ground in All-America race when Wildcats missed NCAAs, but still led nation in scoring.

G: Eric Maynor, 6-2 Sr., VCU22.4 ppg, 6.2 apg, 3.5 rpg, 2.05 assist-to-turnover ratio

Best point guard no one talks about had a monster year in the CAA (and owns his own title belt).

G: James Harden, 6-4 Soph., Arizona State20.8 ppg, 5.5 rpg, 4.2 apg

Smooth, unselfish lefty made a case for being the No. 2 player in the NBA draft, after Griffin.

F: Sam Young, 6-6 Sr., Pitt18.7 ppg, 6.1 rpg

Oldest-looking Panther has country's best shot-fake, and creates major matchup problems.

C: Hasheem Thabeet, 7-3 Jr., UConn13.7 ppg, 10.9 rpg, 4.6 bpg, 64.3 percent FGs

Nation's biggest defensive game-changer made life in the lane miserable for opponents.

G: Levance Fields, 5-10 Sr., Pitt10.7 ppg, 7.6 apg

Top point guard in assist-to-turnover ratio (3.87:1) was also Panthers' go-to guy in the clutch.

G: Jeff Teague, 6-2 Soph., Wake Forest 19.1 ppg, 3.5 apg

Electric scorer couldn't be contained off dribble, and shot 44.6 percent from beyond the arc.

G: Tyreke Evans, 6-5 Fr., Memphis 16.6 ppg, 5.5 rpg, 3.8 apg, 2.1 spg

Thrived as a scoring point guard, leading Tigers on a 25-0 run up to the NCAA tournament.

F: Gerald Henderson, 6-4 Jr., Duke 16.6 ppg, 4.7 rpg, 2.5 apg

Late bloomer led Blue Devils in scoring, assists, steals and defensive boards in ACC games.

F: Luke Harangody, 6-8 Jr., Notre Dame23.2 ppg, 12.0 rpg, 2.1 apg

While Irish crumbled (and landed in NIT), 'Gody was still putting up huge numbers in paint.

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