Daniel Miller Named Third-Team All-ACC
Tech senior center also named to ACC All-Defensive team
March 10, 2014
THE FLATS - Georgia Tech's Daniel Miller was named to the All-Atlantic Coast Conference men's basketball third team Monday by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association (ACSMA).
Miller also was named to the ACC All-Defensive team by both ACSMA and the conference coaches. The media and coaches all-conference teams both were announced Monday afternoon.
Miller, a 6-11 ½ center, has enjoyed his finest season in a Georgia Tech uniform, averaging 11.3 points and 7.9 rebounds per game while shooting 58.9 percent from the floor and blocking nearly 2.5 shots per game. He ranks third in the ACC in rebound average and second in blocked shots.
His numbers are as good or better in conference play - 11.9 points and 7.7 rebounds per game, 56.3 percent shooting from the floor and 2.85 blocked shots per game.
The senior from Loganville, Ga., has played in every Tech game during his four-year career (124), and will become the second Yellow Jacket and 10th ACC player to accomplish that in history if he continues to start the rest of Tech's games. He ranks eighth at Tech in career rebounds (807) and No. 2 in blocked shots (283). He is 11th all-time in the ACC in blocks.
Miller received the second-most votes by both the coaches and the media for their All-Defensive teams. He is the lone repeat selection from the 2013 team.
ACSMA ALL-ACC TEAMS
(First place votes in parenthesis, followed by total points)
First team - Jabari Parker, Fr.. Duke (77) 231; T.J. Warren, So., NC State (77), 231; Marcus Paige, So., North Carolina (69) 223; C.J. Fair, Sr., Syracuse (47) 200; K.J. McDaniels, Jr. Clemson (46) 199
Second Team - Malcolm Brogdon, So., Virginia (35) 170; Lamar Patterson, Sr. Pitt (10) 158; Tyler Ennis, Fr., Syracuse (13) 156; Rodney Hood, Jr., Duke (4) 148; James Michael McAdoo, Jr., North Carolina (2) 103
Third Team - Olivier Hanlan, So., Boston College (3) 101; Joe Harris, Sr., Virginia (1) 79; Rion Brown, Sr., Miami 52; Dez Wells, Jr., Maryland 45; Daniel Miller, Sr., Georgia Tech 34
Honorable Mention (10 points or more) - Eric Atkins, Sr., Notre Dame 30; Talib Zanna, Sr., Pitt 28; Aaron Thomas, So., Florida State 27; Akil Mitchell, Sr., Virginia 17; Jerami Grant,So. Syracuse 15; Ryan Anderson, Jr., Boston College 10
ACSMA ACC ALL-DEFENSIVE TEAM (Total votes in parentheses)
KJ. McDaniels, Jr., Clemson (66); Daniel Miller, Sr., Georgia Tech (60); Akil Mitchell, Sr., Virginia (51); Tyler Ennis, Fr., Syracuse (38); J.P. Tokoto, So., North Carolina (18)
COACHES ACC ALL-DEFENSIVE TEAM (Total votes in parentheses)
K.J. McDaniels, Clemson (13); Daniel Miller, Georgia Tech (11); Akil Mitchell, Virginia (9); Okaro White, Florida State (6); J.P. Tokoto, North Carolina (6)