Zeller Named 2nd Team All-America

The U.S. Basketball Writers Association announced its All-America Teams on Monday afternoon, with North Carolina senior center Tyler Zeller selected for the Second Team.

2011-12 USBWA MEN'S ALL-AMERICA TEAM

First Team (Pos., Ht., Wt., Cl., Hometown

Anthony Davis, Kentucky (F, 6-10, 220, Fr., Chicago, Ill.) 4th Kentucky All-American since 2008-09 (19th Kentucky player selected as an All-American)

Draymond Green, Michigan State (F, 6-7, 230, Sr., Saginaw, Mich.) First Michigan State All-American since 2000-01 (Jason Richardson, 2nd team) and 8th overall

Doug McDermott, Creighton (F, 6-7, 220, So., Ames, Iowa) First first-team All-American from Creighton (Kyle Korver earned 2nd team in 2002-03)

Thomas Robinson, Kansas (F, 6-10, 237, Jr., Washington, D.C.) 7th Kansas All-American since 2001-02 (14th Kansas player selected as an All-American)

Jared Sullinger, Ohio State (F, 6-9, 280, So., Columbus, Ohio) 4th Ohio State player to earn back-to-back honors (Jerry Lucas, Jimmy Jackson, Scoonie Penn)

Second Team (Pos., Ht., Wt., Cl., Hometown)

Isaiah Canaan, Murray State (G, 6-0, 193, Jr., Biloxi, Miss.) First All-America selection from Murray State (2nd straight from Ohio Valley Conference)

Marcus Denmon, Missouri (G, 6-3, 185, Sr., Kansas City, Mo.) Fifth Missouri selection and first since 1993-94 (Melvin Booker, 2nd Team)

Kevin Jones, West Virginia (F, 6-8, 260, Sr., Mount Vernon, N.Y.) Fourth player and fifth selection from West Virginia; first since 1962-63 (Rod Thorn)

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Kentucky (F, 6-7, 232, Fr., Somerdale, N.J.) 3rd Kentucky freshman since 2009-10 to earn All-America honors (John Wall, Anthony Davis)

Tyler Zeller, North Carolina (F, 7-0, 250, Sr., Washington, Ind.) 26th North Carolina player honored by USBWA and first since 2008-09 (Tyler Hansbrough)


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