T.J. Warren Tabbed All-American By NABC
March 26, 2014
KANSAS CITY - T.J. Warren, the 2014 ACC Player of the Year, has been voted third team All-American by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC). He was also voted second team All-American by The Sporting News at the end of the regular season.
Warren, who helped NC State to its third straight trip to the NCAA Tournament, ranks third in the nation with 24.9 points per game. He led the nation in made field goals per game (9.7) and set a single-season NC State record with 871 points. Also the ACC's leader in field goal percentage (.525), Warren is just the third player in ACC history to lead the conference in scoring and field goal percentage during the same season.
The 6-8 sophomore forward also set a school record my scoring at least 20 points in 31 games this season. Warren finished the season with 19 straight outings with at least 20 points. He was at his best at the end of the regular season, scoring 41 points on 16-for-22 shooting in a win at Pittsburgh before exploding for a career-high 42 points vs. Boston College.
Warren's season also featured nine games with 30 or more points, including standout performances against North Carolina (36 points) and Wake Forest (34 points).
Warren becomes NC State's 19th player to garner All-American honors. He is joined on the NABC's third team by Kentucky's Julius Randle, Oklahoma State's Marcus Smart, Wichita State Fred VanVleet and Florida's Scottie Wilbekin.