Sanders Named To All-ACC Academic Team

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- North Carolina forward Byron Sanders, a senior in 2005-06, was named to the 2006 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Men's Basketball Team, as announced today by Commissioner John Swofford.

Sanders also was named to the team in 2003-04 as a sophomore. In 2004-05, former Tar Heel Melvin Scott earned a spot on the squad.

Sanders, a senior forward, averaged 2.5 points and 2.4 rebounds and shot 50.8 from the floor for the 23-8 Tar Heels.

2006 All-ACC Academic Men's Basketball Team
Brian Asbury, Miami
Billy Campbell, Virginia
Coleman Collins, Virginia Tech
Ilian Evtimov, NC State
Jimmy Graham, Miami
Ben McCauley, NC State
Greg Paulus, Duke
Martynas Pocius, Duke
Shawan Robinson, Clemson
Byron Sanders, North Carolina
Adrian Thomas, Miami
Kyle Visser, Wake Forest

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