Miami basketball multiple players All-ACC with Isaiah Wong Player of the Year

CORAL GABLES, FLORIDA - MARCH 04: (Photo by Eric Espada/Getty Images)
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After winning a share of the ACC regular season championship the Miami basketball team was prominent in the postseason awards led by fourth-year guard Isaiah Wong being named first-team All-ACC and the conference Player of the Year. Jordan Miller was named second-team All-ACC and Norchad Omier third-team.

Wong led all voters for All-ACC with 337 votes. Armondo Bacot of North Carolina was second with 324 votes. Miller had 148 votes and Omier 131 votes. Wong is the second Miami player to win ACC Player of the Year. Shane Larkin when Miami last won the ACC regular season title was named ACC Coaches’ POY in 2013.

Wong won the Player of the Year award with 30 votes. Tyree Appleby of Wake Forest was second with 23 votes and Armando Bacot of North Carolina was a distant third with nine votes. Pittsburgh head coach Jeff Capel won the ACC Coach of the Year with 57 votes. Jim Larrañaga finished second in the voting with eight votes.

The Defensive Player of the Year was Reece Beekman of Virginia, with 29 votes. Omier finished eighth with one vote in the DPOY. The Sixth Man of the Year was Nike Sibande of Pittsburgh with 47 votes. Bensley Joseph finished fifth in the SMOY with three votes. Miller and Wooga Poplar both received votes for Most Improved Player.

Quinten Post of Boston College was named the Most Improved Player in the ACC with 23 votes. Miller was third with 14 votes and Poplar tied for fifth with three votes. No Miami basketball players received votes for ACC Rookie of the Year, All-Defensive Team, All-Freshman Team, or Honorable Mention All-ACC.

Wong finished 11th in the ACC averaging 15.93 points per game and also contributed 4.4 rebounds, 3.4 assists,1.4 steals per game and shot 44.2 percent from the floor, 82.9 percent on three throws and his career-best 38.1 percent on three-point attempts. Wong finished in the top 15 in the ACC in five different categories.

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The 36 points Wong scored versus Cornell in December were the most in the ACC this season. Wong decided to return for his fourth season with Miami instead of entering the NBA Draft. Entering the ACC Tournament Wong is fifth in Miami history with 1,737 points. Darius Rice is fourth with 1,865 career points.