March 7, 2017
BROOKLYN, N.Y. - Virginia senior point guard London Perrantes (Los Angeles, Calif.) was named to the U.S. Basketball Writers Association All-District 3 team on Tuesday (March 7).
Perrantes has guided No. 21 Virginia (21-9) to its school-record sixth consecutive season with 21 or more wins. He earned All-ACC second-team honors after ranking fifth in assist-to-turnover ratio (2.0), seventh in 3-point field goal percentage (41.7%), eighth in free throw percentage (85.2%) and 20th in scoring (14.9 ppg) in league play. Perrantes has tallied five 20-point games and is averaging a team-leading 12.8 points and 3.9 assists overall. UVA has had at least one player named to the USBWA All-District 3 team in each of the last six seasons.
No. 6 seed Virginia will play No. 11 seed Georgia Tech (17-14) or No. 14 seed Pitt (15-16) in ACC Tournament second round action on Wednesday, March 8. Tipoff at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., is set for approximately 9 p.m. ET. The game will be televised on ESPN2 and the ACC Network.
USBWA All-District 3 Team
Joel Berry II, North Carolina
Jaron Blossomgame, Clemson
John Collins, Wake Forest
*Justin Jackson, North Carolina
Luke Kennard, Duke
London Perrantes, Virginia
Dennis Smith Jr., NC State
Jayson Tatum, Duke
Sindarius Thornwell, South Carolina
Melo Trimble, Maryland
*District III Player of the Year
USBWA District 3 Coach of the Year
Roy Williams, North Carolina
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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