CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Virginia senior London Perrantes (Los Angeles) has been selected by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) to play in the 2017 Reese's Division I College All-Star Game, held Friday, March 31 at 6:35 p.m. ET at University of Phoenix Stadium in Phoenix. The game will be televised on CBS Sports Network.
Perrantes, who earned All-ACC second-team honors after averaging a team-high 12.7 points and 3.8 assists, led Virginia (23-11) to its fourth straight NCAA Tournament in 2017.
The event features 21 of the top seniors in the country, and breaks the players up based on geographic location. Perrantes joins fellow ACC player Steve Vasturia (Notre Dame) on the East squad.
Perrantes finished his UVA career ranked first all-time in starts (134), games (138) and minutes (4,425), second in 3-point percentage (40.9%), fourth in most wins played (108) and assists (569), fifth in free throw percentage (81.2%), sixth in 3-pointers (211), 10th in minutes per game (32.1 mpg) and 33rd in points (1,225).
Georgia Tech's Josh Pastner (East) and Colorado's Tad Boyle (West) will serve as head coaches for the event. Former Virginia standout Anthony Gill played for the East squad last year.
Cooper Thriving Under New StaffSwimming & Diving12/12/17A senior from Atlanta and one of the team's captains, Caitlin Cooper set the UVA women's record in the 50-yard freestyle early this month in Athens, Georgia.Hazzard Aiming to Uphold Family TraditionTrack & Field, Cross Country12/11/17A freshman from Long Island, New York, Halle Hazzard is the younger sister of Payton Hazzard, who was an All-America sprinter for the Cavaliers.UVA's Campbell Winners Share Special BondFootball12/6/17UVA is the only ACC school with multiple winners of the prestigious Campbell Trophy: Tom Burns in 1993 and Micah Kiser this year.
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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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