Atlantic Coast Conference Men's Basketball Rookie of the Year

The Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Men's Basketball Rookie of the Year is an award given to the freshman basketball player in the Atlantic Coast Conference voted by members of the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association as the most outstanding freshman player.

ACC Men's Basketball Rookie of the Year
Awarded forthe most outstanding freshman male basketball player in the Atlantic Coast Conference
CountryUnited States
Presented byAtlantic Coast Sports Media Association
First awarded1976
Currently held byVernon Carey Jr., Duke

WinnersEdit

 
Virginia's Ralph Sampson won the award in 1980.
 
Joe Smith won in 1994 while playing for Maryland.
 
Chris Bosh won the award in 2003 as a freshman at Georgia Tech.
 
Wake Forest's Chris Paul won the award in 2004.
 
North Carolina's Harrison Barnes captured the award in 2011.
 
Zion Williamson of Duke claimed the award in 2019.
Year Player School
1976 Jim Spanarkel Duke
1977 Mike Gminski Duke
Hawkeye Whitney NC State
1978 Gene Banks Duke
1979 Buck Williams Maryland
1980 Ralph Sampson Virginia
1981 Sam Perkins North Carolina
1982 Michael Jordan North Carolina
1983 Mark Price Georgia Tech
1984 Bruce Dalrymple Georgia Tech
1985 Duane Ferrell Georgia Tech
1986 Tom Hammonds Georgia Tech
1987 J. R. Reid North Carolina
1988 Dennis Scott Georgia Tech
1989 Bryant Stith Virginia
1990 Kenny Anderson Georgia Tech
1991 Rodney Rogers Wake Forest
1992 Bob Sura Florida State
1993 Martice Moore Georgia Tech
1994 Joe Smith Maryland[1]
1995 Greg Buckner Clemson
1996 Stephon Marbury Georgia Tech
1997 Ed Cota North Carolina
1998 Robert O'Kelley Wake Forest
1999 Chris Williams Virginia
2000 Joseph Forte North Carolina
2001 Chris Duhon Duke
2002 Ed Nelson Georgia Tech
2003 Chris Bosh Georgia Tech[2]
2004 Chris Paul Wake Forest
2005 Marvin Williams North Carolina[3]
2006 Tyler Hansbrough North Carolina
2007 Brandan Wright North Carolina
2008 Kyle Singler Duke[4]
2009 Sylven Landesberg Virginia
2010 Derrick Favors Georgia Tech
2011 Harrison Barnes North Carolina[5]
2012 Austin Rivers Duke
2013 Olivier Hanlan Boston College
2014 Jabari Parker Duke[6]
2015 Jahlil Okafor Duke
2016 Brandon Ingram Duke[7]
2017 Dennis Smith Jr. NC State[8]
2018 Marvin Bagley III Duke[9]
2019 Zion Williamson Duke[10]
2020 Vernon Carey Jr. Duke[11]

Winners by schoolEdit

School (year joined)[12] Winners Years
Duke (1953) 12 1976, 1977, 1978, 2001, 2008, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019, 2020
Georgia Tech (1978) 11 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1988, 1990, 1993, 1996, 2002, 2003, 2010
North Carolina (1953) 9 1981, 1982, 1987, 1997, 2000, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2011
Virginia (1953) 4 1980, 1989, 1999, 2009
Wake Forest (1953) 3 1991, 1998, 2004
NC State (1953) 2 1977, 2017
Maryland (1953)[a 1] 2 1979, 1994
Boston College (2005) 1 2013
Clemson (1953) 1 1995
Florida State (1991) 1 1992
Miami (2004) 0
Notre Dame (2013) 0
Pittsburgh (2013) 0
South Carolina (1953)[a 2] 0
Syracuse (2013) 0
Virginia Tech (2004) 0
  1. ^ Maryland left the ACC for the Big Ten Conference after the 2013–14 season.
  2. ^ South Carolina left the ACC after the 1970–71 season. It is now a member of the Southeastern Conference.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "No Surprise: TERPS' Smith Named Top Freshman In ACC". greensboro.com. Greensboro News & Record. March 16, 1994. Retrieved January 26, 2015.
  2. ^ "Bosh, Elder Earn All-ACC Honors". Georgia Tech Athletics. March 10, 2003. Retrieved September 2, 2009.
  3. ^ Communications Athletic, UNC (March 15, 2005). "Marvin Williams Named ACC Rookie of the Year". goheels.com. UNC Athletics. Retrieved March 15, 2005.
  4. ^ Information Sports, Duke (March 11, 2008). "Kyle Singler Named ACC Freshman of the Year". goduke.com. Retrieved March 11, 2008.
  5. ^ "Duke's Nolan Smith Named ACC Player of the Year, Harrison Barnes Named Freshman of the Year". nesn.com. March 11, 2011. Retrieved March 11, 2011.
  6. ^ "Jabari Parker Named ACC Rookie of the Year". Duke Athletics. Retrieved March 11, 2014.
  7. ^ "ACSMA Announces Basketball Postseason Awards, All-ACC Teams". theacc.com. Atlantic Coast Conference. March 6, 2016. Retrieved March 6, 2016.
  8. ^ "ACC Announces All-Conference Team, Postseason Awards". theacc.com. Atlantic Coast Conference. March 5, 2017. Retrieved March 5, 2017.
  9. ^ "ACC Announces All-Conference Team, Postseason Awards". theacc.com. Atlantic Coast Conference. March 4, 2018. Retrieved March 4, 2018.
  10. ^ "2019 Men's Basketball Awards Winners Announced". theacc.com. Atlantic Coast Conference. March 11, 2019. Retrieved March 11, 2019.
  11. ^ "2020 ACC Men's Basketball Award Winners Announced". theacc.com. Atlantic Coast Conference. Retrieved March 9, 2020.
  12. ^ "About the ACC". theACC.com. 2009. Archived from the original on February 4, 2012. Retrieved 3 September 2009.

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