Duke freshman Marvin Bagley III swept the ACC's Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year awards, the conference announced Sunday. Bagley leads the conference in scoring and rebounding after the regular season and received 37 of the 57 votes for Player of the Year and Boston College star Jerome Robinson finished second place in the voting with 14 points. The 6-foot-11 forward got all but one vote for Rookie of the Year, Virginia’s De’Andre Hunter earned the other. Bagley has 19 double-doubles this season including 10 in conference play, averaging 20.7 ppg and 11.9 rebounds per game. Duke's Jahlil Okafor is the only other player to ever win both the ROY and POY awards in the same season (2015). The Blue Devil freshman is joined by North Carolina's Luke Maye and Joel Berry on the All-ACC First Team. Maye was also named the Most Improved Player in the conference and earned five votes for Player of the Year. North Carolina native Robinson of Boston College and Virginia's Kyle Guy round out the first team roster.
Bagley III becomes 2nd freshman to be named ACC Player of the Year
WRAL Sports | Mar 4