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Johnson, Hicks Honored by ACC Coaches

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The ACC's 15 coaches have voted for the postseason awards and Brice Johnson collects another First Team All-ACC honor. Johnson was again unanimous selection alongside Virginia's Malcolm Brogdon. Johnson was also named to the All-Defensive team tying for the fifth spot with Louisville's Chianu Onuaku with six votes apiece. Johnson's inclusion seems odd though his league leading defensive rebounding rate could be an argument for his inclusion.

Like the media vote, Isaiah Hicks was also named ACC Sixth Man of the Year.

In addition to the ACC accolades, Johnson was named First Team All-America by USA Today. This, however, is not one of the teams that meets the requirements for having an honored jersey in the Dean Smith Center.

Via the ACC, the full awards from the coaches.

All-Atlantic Coast Conference
(5 points for first-team vote, 3 points for second-team, 1 point for third-team)

First Team

Brice Johnson, Sr., North Carolina    75*
Malcolm Brogdon, Sr., Virginia        75*
Grayson Allen, So., Duke        69
Jaron Blossomgame, Jr., Clemson        65
Cat Barber, Jr., NC State        60

Second Team

Demetrius Jackson, Jr., Notre Dame    45
Sheldon McClellan, Sr., Miami        44
Brandon Ingram, Fr., Duke        41
Michael Gbinije, Sr., Syracuse        36
Marcus Georges-Hunt, Sr., Georgia Tech    32

Third Team

Damion Lee, Sr., Louisville        30
Anthony Gill, Sr., Virginia        21
Michael Young, Jr., Pittsburgh        15
Zach Auguste, Sr., Notre Dame        9
Tonye Jekiri, Sr., Miami        9

Honorable Mention:

Malik Beasley, Florida State, Fr.; Zach LeDay, Jr., Virginia Tech; Chinanu Onuaku, So., Louisville; London Perrantes, Jr., Virginia; Devin Thomas, Sr., Wake Forest.

All-ACC Freshman Team                                                                  

Brandon Ingram, Duke            15
Malik Beasley, Florida State        15
Dwayne Bacon, Florida State        14
Malachi Richardson, Syracuse        14
Bryant Crawford, Wake Forest        8

All-ACC Defensive Team                                                                  

Malcolm Brogdon, Sr., Virginia        15
Tonye Jekiri, Sr., Miami         12
Michael Gbinije, Sr., Syracuse        8
Landry Nnoko, Sr., Clemson        8
Chinanu Onuaku, So., Louisville        6
Brice Johnson, Sr., North Carolina    6

ACC Player of the Year                                                                       

Malcolm Brogdon, Sr., Virginia                                                           

ACC Freshman of the Year                                                               

Brandon Ingram, Duke                                                                           

ACC Coach of the Year                                                                        

Jim Larrañaga, Miami                                                                             

ACC Defensive Player of the Year                                               

Malcolm Brogdon, Sr., Virginia

ACC Most Improved Players of the Year                              

Jaron Blossomgame, Jr., Clemson                                                      
Grayson Allen, So., Duke

Sixth Man of the Year                                                                         

Isaiah Hicks, Jr., North Carolina