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Five Blue Devils Named to All-ACC Academic Team
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 03/05/2015
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DURHAM, N.C. -- For the first time in program history, Duke placed five team members on the All-ACC Academic Men’s Basketball Team, as announced by ACC commissioner John Swofford Thursday. Junior Amile Jefferson earned academic honors for the third time in his college career, while fellow junior Marshall Plumlee and freshmen Grayson Allen, Tyus Jones and Justise Winslow were each first time honorees for the Blue Devils.

To be eligible for consideration, a student-athlete must earn a 3.00 grade point average for the previous semester and maintain a 3.00 cumulative average during his academic career. Duke has now had 85 All-ACC Academic Team selections since the inaugural team in 1962-63.

Duke placed the second most number of players on the all-academic team, while Louisville led the conference with seven players recognized for their academic achievements.

2014-15 All-ACC Academic Basketball Team

Player, Class, School                          Hometown                         Major
Grayson Allen, Fr. Duke                     Jacksonville, Fla.            Undeclared
Christian Beyer, Sr., Virginia Tech     New Bern, N.C.                 Human Nutrition, Foods & Exercise
Wayne Blackshear, Sr., Louisville      Chicago, Ill.                       Communication
Montrezl Harrell, Jr., Louisville          Tarboro, N.C.                      Communication
Anton Gill, So., Louisville                    Raleigh, N.C.                      Sports Administration
Tadric Jackson, Fr., Georgia Tech      Tifton, Ga.                          Undeclared
Amile Jefferson, Jr., Duke                  Philadelphia, Pa.             History
Sheldon Jeter, So., Pittsburgh            Beaver Falls, Pa.               Administration of Justice
Will Johnston, Sr., Virginia Tech       Midlothian, Va.                    Human Nutrition, Food & Exercise
Tyus Jones, Fr., Duke                           Apple Valley, Minn.        Undeclared
Mangok Mathiang, So., Louisville     Melbourne, Australia         Communication
Chinanu Onuaku, Fr., Louisville         Lanham, Maryland            Communication
Marcus Paige, Jr., North Carolina     Marion, Iowa                        Journalism/Public Relations
Marshall Plumlee, Jr., Duke               Warsaw, Ind.                      History
Davon Reed, So., Miami                      Ewing, N.J.                          Sport Administration
James Robinson, Jr., Pittsburgh         Mitchellville, Md.                Communication & Rhetoric
Jordan Roper, Jr., Clemson                 Columbia, S.C.                   Parks, Recreation & Tourism Mgt.
Terry Rozier, So., Louisville                Youngstown, Ohio              Communication
Quentin Snider, Fr., Louisville           Louisville, Ky.                        Undeclared
Devin Wilson, So., Virginia Tech        McKees Rocks, Pa.            Business
Justise Winslow, Fr., Duke                 Houston, Texas                 Undeclared
Cameron Wright, Sr., Pittsburgh       Cleveland, Ohio Human     Resource Mgt.

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