Trayce Jackson-Davis named first team Associated Press All-American
Indiana’s Trayce Jackson-Davis was named a first team Associated Press All-American on Tuesday.
Here is the full release on the accolade for Jackson-Davis, via IU media relations:
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Senior forward Trayce Jackson-Davis was selected to the Associated Press All-America First Team, the publication announced on Tuesday.
The Center Grove product enters the NCAA Tournament with averages of 20.8 points, 10.9 rebounds, 4.1 assists, 2.7 blocks, and 0.9 steals per game. He has been named a Karl Malone Award Finalist, to the Oscar Robertson Trophy Late Season Watch List, the John R. Wooden Men’s National Ballot, and the Naismith Trophy Defensive Player of the Year semifinalist list. TJD was also a unanimous choice for the All-Big Ten First Team by the coaches, media, and Associated Press while also collecting All-Big Ten Defensive Team accolades.
The former McDonald’s All-American has claimed All-America First Team honors from the first two (The Sporting News, Associated Press) of four (NABC, USBWA) entities used to calculate consensus All-America status.
Jackson-Davis and the Hoosiers will open play in the NCAA Tournament as the No. 4 Seed in the Midwest Regional against the No. 13 seed Kent State Golden Flashes. Tip is scheduled for 9:55 p.m. ET at the MVP Arena in Albany, N.Y. with a national broadcast on TBS.
Associated Press All-America First Team
Zach Edey, Purdue
Trayce Jackson-Davis, Indiana
Brandon Miller, Alabama
Marcus Sasser, Houston
Jalen Wilson, Kansas
Associated Press All-America Second Team
Jaime Jaquez Jr, UCLA
Jalen Pickett, Penn State
Drew Timme, Gonzaga
Oscar Tshiebwe, Kentucky
Azuolas Tubelis, Arizona
Associated Press All-America Third Team
Armando Bacot, North Carolina
Keyontae Johnson, Kansas State
Tyler Kolek, Marquette
Kris Murray, Iowa
Markquis Nowell, Kansas State
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