Kevin Durant Named First-Team All American

University of Texas freshman Kevin Durant was named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches All-America First Team, the NABC announced Wednesday.

Freshman forward Kevin Durant has been named to National Association of Basketball Coaches All-America First Team. Durant becomes the third UT player during the Rick Barnes era to earn first-team All-America recognition from the NABC, joining Chris Mihm (2000) and T.J. Ford (2003).

Durant leads the Big 12 Conference in both scoring (25.1 ppg) and rebounding (11.4 rpg) and ranks fourth nationally in rebounding and fifth in scoring (through games of March 4). He is the only player in the country to rank in the Top 10 nationally in both scoring and rebounding.

Both a Longhorn and an Aggie were named First Team All-Americans, with Texas A&M guard Acie Law also on the team.

2007 NABC Division I All-America Teams First Team:
Kevin Durant (Texas)
Alando Tucker (Wisconsin)
Acie Law IV (Texas A&M)
Arron Afflalo (UCLA)
Tyler Hansbrough (North Carolina)

Second Team:
Nick Fazekas (Nevada)
Greg Oden (Ohio State)
Joakim Noah (Florida)
Jared Dudley (Boston College)
Al Horford (Florida)

Third Team:
Aaron Gray (Pittsburgh)
Jeff Green (Georgetown)
Sean Singletary (Virginia)
Chris Lofton (Tennessee)
Julian Wright (Kansas)


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