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Xavier Rathan-Mayes named to ACC freshman team

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Freshman Xavier Rathan-Mayes, who led FSU in scoring, assists, and steals, was named to the ACC All Freshman team by the members of the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association. XRM, who averaged 14.4 points per game, was one of two ACC freshman to score more than 12.5 per contest. Duke's Jahlil Okafor was named both Freshman of the Year as well as Player of the Year.

XRM was also named an honorable mention All ACC player, and was the only Florida State played named to any of the teams.

All-ACC Freshman Team
Jahlil Okafor, Duke                                                                        *64
Tyus Jones, Duke                                                                            62
Justise Winslow, Duke                                                                     59
Xavier Rathan-Mayes, Florida State                                             57
Justin Jackson, North Carolina                                                         22

First Team All-ACC
Jahlil Okafor, Fr., Duke (64)                                                        *320
Jerian Grant, Sr., Notre Dame (64)                                               *320
Rakeem Christmas, Sr. Syracuse (51)                                            294
Malcolm Brogdon, Jr., Virginia (53)                                              293
Olivier Hanlan, Jr., Boston College (29)                                         246

Second Team All-ACC
Montrezl Harrell, Jr., Louisville (21)                                             220
Quinn Cook, Sr., Duke (23)                                                           219
Terry Rozier, So., Louisville (2)                                                    154
Trevor Lacey, Jr., NC State (2)                                                      123
Justin Anderson, Jr., Virginia (5)                                                   106

Third Team All-ACC
Marcus Paige, Jr., North Carolina (4)                                               97
Tyus Jones, Fr., Duke (2)                                                                89
Pat Connaughton, Sr., Notre Dame                                                   45
Anthony Gill, Jr., Virginia                                                                42
Brice Johnson, Jr., North Carolina                                                   40
(first team votes in parenthesis)

Honorable Mention
Jamel Artis, So., Pittsburgh                                                              33
Tonye Jekiri, Jr., Miami                                                                   32
London Perrantes, So., Virginia                                                       31
Sheldon McClellan, Jr., Miami                                                         31
Justise Winslow, Fr., Duke                                                              29
Xavier Rathan-Mayes, Fr., Florida State                                      24
Michael Young, So., Pittsburgh                                                        14
Angel Rodriguez, Jr., Miami                                                             13
Codi Miller-McIntyre, Jr., Wake Forest                                            12
Kennedy Meeks, So., North Carolina                                               10

All-ACC Defensive Team
Rakeem Christmas, Sr., Syracuse                                                     58
Malcolm Brogdon, Jr., Virginia                                                        50
Darion Atkins, Sr., Virginia                                                             38
Tonye Jekiri, Jr., Miami                                                                   38
BeeJay Anya, So., NC State                                                              29

ACC Player of the Year
Jahlil Okafor, Fr., Duke                                                                   44
Jerian Grant, Sr., Notre Dame                                                          14
Malcolm Brogdon, Jr., Virginia                                                          3
Rakeem Christmas, Sr., Syracuse                                                       1
Olivier Hanlan, Jr., Boston College                                                    1
Montrezl Harrell, Jr., Louisville                                                         1

ACC Freshman of the Year
Jahlil Okafor, Duke                                                                          64

ACC Coach of the Year
Tony Bennett, Virginia                                                                     52
Mike Brey, Notre Dame                                                                     6
Mike Krzyzewski, Duke                                                                    5
Mark Gottfried, NC State                                                                   1

Defensive Player of the Year
Darion Atkins, Sr., Virginia                                                             26
Rakeem Christmas, Sr., Syracuse                                                     15
Tonye Jekiri, Jr., Miami                                                                   10
Montrezl Harrell, Jr., Louisville                                                         8
BeeJay Anya, So., NC State                                                                3
James Robinson, Jr., Pittsburgh                                                         1
Cameron Wright, Sr., Pittsburgh                                                         1

Most Improved
Rakeem Christmas, Sr., Syracuse                                                     24
Tonye Jekiri, Jr., Miami                                                                   14
Quinn Cook, Sr., Duke                                                                      6
Cat Barber, So., NC State                                                                   6
Terry Rozier, So., Louisville                                                              4
Michael Gbinije, Jr., Syracuse                                                            4
Jaron Blossomgame, So., Clemson                                                    3
Jamel Artis, So., Pittsburgh                                                                2
Michael Young, So., Pittsburgh                                                          1

Sixth Man of the Year
BeeJay Anya, So., NC State                                                              26
Matt Jones, So., Duke                                                                      13
Charles Mitchell, Jr., Georgia Tech                                                  10
V.J. Beachem, So., Notre Dame                                                         8
Chris Jones, So., Pittsburgh                                                               7
*denotes unanimous selection