CHAPEL HILL --- University of North Carolina senior swingman Jackie Manuel
and Duke junior center Shelden Williams share the honor of receiving the
most votes on the All-ACC Defensive Team as selected by the league's head
coaches. Manuel and Williams were selected by 10 of the ACC's 11 head
coaches to easily earn spots on the 10th annual coaches' team, which was
announced by Barry Jacobs, editor of the Fans Guide to ACC Basketball.
Manuel and Williams were named yesterday to the ACC's 2004-05 All-Defensive
Team as selected by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association.
The UNC and Duke standouts were joined on the coaches' all-defensive team by
Jamon Gordon of Virginia Tech (6 votes), Jamaal Levy of Wake Forest (4
votes) and Chris McCray of Maryland (4 votes).
Other players who received at least two votes from the coaches were Carolina
point guard Raymond Felton (3), Wake Forest's Chris Paul (3), Duke's Daniel
Ewing (2), Clemson's Sharrod Ford (2), Georgia Tech's Jarrett Jack (2) and
Miami's Anthony King (2).
note: coaches were allowed to vote for players on their own team