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UVA’s Kyle Guy named to AP All-American 3rd Team

Guy is the first Virginia sophmore to make it since Ralph Sampson

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The Associated Press announced their All-American team and Virginia Cavaliers guard Kyle Guy was named to the third team. Guy is only the sixth Hoo to be named to AP’s list, joining Malcolm Brogdon, Ralph Sampson, Jeff Lamp, Barry Parkhill, and Buzzy Wilkinson. The shooting guard is the first UVA sophomore to earn the honor since Ralph Sampson in 1981. Guy shot 42% from the floor and 39% from beyond the arc and led the #1 ranked Cavaliers in scoring at 14.1 points per game. He was named the ACC tournament MVP after he averaged 16.7 points and shot 53% from three over the three games.

Below is the full list of the three teams:

AP All-Americans

Team Player School
Team Player School
First Jalen Brunson Villanova
First Deandre Ayton Arizona
First Trae Young Oklahoma
First Marvin Bagley III Duke
First Devonte' Graham Kansas
Second Keita Bates-Diop Ohio State
Second Trevon Bluiett Xavier
Second Jock Landale St. Mary's
Second Miles Bridges Michigan St.
Second Jevon Carter West Virginia
Third Keenan Evans Texas Tech
Third Carsen Edwards Purdue
Third Mikal Bridges Villanova
Third Luke Maye North Carolina
Third Kyle Guy Virginia