The American Athletic Conference announced its All-Conference First Team that is voted on by the league’s 10 head coaches. The announcement was made Tuesday by Commissioner Mike Aresco.
Headlining the selections are three finialist for the Wooden Award in Louisville guard Russ Smith, Cincinnati guard Sean Kilpatrick and UConn guard Shabazz Napier. Rounding out the first team are Louisville forward Montrezl Harrell and SMU guard Nic Moore.
The AAC Second Team consisted of Houston forward TaShawn Thomas, Memphis forward Shaq Goodwin, Memphis guard Joe Jackson, SMU forward Markus Kennedy, UCF guard Isaiah Sykes and Cincinnati forward Justin Jackson.
The AAC All-Rookie Team was also announced and it too had a Cardinal on it. Louisville guard Terry Rozier was selected with Memphis forward Austin Nichols, UConn center Amida Brimah and a pair of USF players in center John Egbunu and forward Chris Perry.
The AAC Player of the Year will be announced Wednesday at an awards luncheon at the Gibson Guitar Factory in Memphis.