Virginia Tech guard Erick Green, the first ACC player to lead the nation in scoring in 56 years, was named the league’s player of the year on Tuesday. He is averaging 25.4 points on 48.2 percent shooting this season for the Hokies, who finished 4-14 in ACC play.
Green joins Maryland's Len Bias as the only players from teams with a losing league record to be named the conference's player of the year.
The senior received 38 of the 76 votes cast. Miami guard Shane Larkin was second (23 votes), followed by Duke's Mason Plumlee (12). Virginia's Joe Harris received two votes and Florida State's Michael Snaer received one.
The rest of the individual league awards, also announced Tuesday:
ACC Coach of the Year – Jim Larranaga, Miami (UNC’s Roy Williams and Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski also received one vote apiece)
ACC Rookie of the Year: Olivier Hanlan, Boston College
ACC Defensive Player of the Year: Durand Scott, Miami
The Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association (ACSMA) voted on the awards.
The All-ACC teams, which were announced Monday, can be found here.