Duke Boasts 5 All-ACC Academic Team Selections !!!

924761_1601404686741881_200636129_nDuke may have just finished their ACC conference season strongly, winning their last 11 games in a row. 

They may have secured a #2 Seed in the ACC Tournament this week. 

They may have four (4) players in the All-ACC Team. 

They may have secured a #1 Seed in the Big Dance.

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All of these accomplishments are great, and certainly have made the fans quite happy this year, but today a more important accolade was announced today.

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Duke can boast 5 Players as All-ACC Academic Team members !!!

Marshall “Plums” Plumlee

Amile “The Ameliorator” Jefferson

Justise “The Chief” Winslow

Tyus “The Little Big Man” Jones

Grayson “Oh Gracious” Allen

Congratulations to each of these gentlemen !!!

11055500_1459448157678621_1673095795_nThese 5 gentlemen, added to previous Duke players who received the same distinction, means that Coach K has coached 66 players in 35 years with the same distinction.  It also means that, compared to the rest of the ACC, who logged 59 combined players in 59 combined years of all ACC programmes, Duke, under Coach K has exceeded everyone else combined. 

Congratulations to Coach K !!!

This clearly demonstrates that at Duke, Student Athletes are students first, and not just athletes !!!

Our very special thanks to @DukeBluePlanet who allowed us to download and use their graphics for these awards in this, our congratulatory article to these great gentlemen !!!

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