Mar 21, 2014; San Diego, CA, USA; Oklahoma State Cowboys guard Marcus Smart (33) drives to the basket against Gonzaga Bulldogs guard Gary Bell, Jr. (5) in the second half of a men

Oklahoma State’s Smart, Kansas’ Wiggins Named To Coaches’ All-America Team


The 2013-14 college basketball season is over, but many of the individual honors are just getting started.

Oklahoma Statesophomore guard Marcus Smart and Kansas‘ sensational freshman Andrew Wiggins have been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches All-America teams. Smart is on the NABC All-America second team and, Wiggins was named to the third team.

Smart was the 2013 Big 12 Player of the Year and was third in the conference in scoring this season with a 18-points-per-game average. The Canadian native finished the year with almost three steals and six rebounds per game and is an All-Big 12 first-team selection.

Wiggins led Kansas in scoring as a first-year player, with an average of 17.1 points per game, and he is the Big 12 Freshman of the Year. Wiggins also hails from north of the border. He  was a unanimous All-Big 12 first-team selection this season and finished his sophomore season scoring 20 or more points in 11 games.

Both players are expected to declare for the NBA Draft in June.

The NABC is headquartered in Kansas City, Mo. The organization was founded in 1927 by legendary Kansas coach Phog Allen.

 

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