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STL's 2016 ACC Awards Ballot: Who should win First-Team, Player of the Year, and more?

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For some reason, your Streaking the Lawn staff doesn't get a ballot to vote in the ACC awards. However, we are sending one in anyways! 12 of us voted, and I've aggregated our results to get the "ballot" below. The official awards will be voted on after Saturday's games and announced next week.

(Votes, in parenthesis, count as 3 "points" for first-team, 2 for second-team, and 1 for third-team.)

ACC First Team:
Malcolm Brogdon, Virginia (36)
Brice Johnson, UNC (36)
Cat Barber, NC State (36)
Jaron Blossomgame, Clemson (35)
Grayson Allen, Duke (31)

ACC Second Team:
Brandon Ingram, Duke (27)
Michael Gbinije, Syracuse (22)
Damion Lee, Louisville (21)
Angel Rodriguez, Miami (18)
Anthony Gill, Virginia (18)

ACC Third Team:
London Perrantes, Virginia (14)
Demetrius Jackson, Notre Dame (14)
Marcus Georges-Hunt, Georgia Tech (13)
Sheldon McClellan, Miami (11)
Tonye Jekiri, Miami (9)

Also Receiving Votes: Michael Young 8, Zach Auguste 4, Dwayne Bacon 2, Jamel Artis 2, Malik Beasley 1, Evan Nolte 1, Zach LeDay 1

Player of the Year: Malcolm Brogdon, Virginia
Coach of the Year: Buzz Williams, VT
Most Improved Player: Jaron Blossomgame, Clemson
Sixth Man: Isaiah Hicks, UNC
Defensive Player of the Year: Malcolm Brogdon, Virginia
Freshman Player of the Year: Brandon Ingram, Duke

Brogdon, Johnson, and Barber were all unanimous first-team picks, and Blossomgame and Allen had strong majorities as well. We voted Brogdon as Player of the Year (with only 1 dissenter) and Defensive Player of the Year (unanimously). However, to show we aren't homers, we also picked Buzz Williams over Jim Larranaga for Coach of the Year.

When the official awards are announced next week, I would be surprised if this isn't the official first-team. Maybe Brandon Ingram could jump Jaron Blossomgame if the Carolina media has its way, but Blossomgame's 31 point performance against Virginia this week seemed to seal the deal. Brogdon is probably the favorite at Player of the Year, though Brice Johnson has a chance as well. Coach of the Year will be an interesting vote, with Williams, Larranaga, and probably Tony Bennett getting votes.  Finally, while Blossomgame took home "Most Improved" on our ballot, I'd predict that Grayson Allen is the one that ends up winning.

Last year, we picked 4 of the 5 ACC first-team players (we had Rozier and Gill over Hanlan), and also correctly picked Jahlil Okafor as Player of the Year and Tony Bennett as Coach of the Year (though we had Brogdon as defensive player of the year over eventual winner Darion Atkins).

If you want to know whom to complain to, here's how we voted:

Brian S Caroline Paul Wiley Eric Tim Matt Danny Will Brian L Drew Tiki Trogdon
First Team Malcolm Brogdon Malcolm Brogdon Malcolm Brogdon Malcolm Brogdon Malcolm Brogdon Malcolm Brogdon Malcolm Brogdon Malcolm Brogdon Malcolm Brogdon Malcolm Brogdon Malcolm Brogdon Malcolm Brogdon
First Team Brice Johnson Brice Johnson Brice Johnson Cat Barber Brice Johnson Brice Johnson Brice Johnson Brice Johnson Brice Johnson Brice Johnson Brice Johnson Brice Johnson
First Team Grayson Allen Grayson Allen Brandon Ingram Grayson Allen Grayson Allen Cat Barber Grayson Allen Cat Barber Grayson Allen Cat Barber Cat Barber Brandon Ingram
First Team Cat Barber Cat Barber Cat Barber Brice Johnson Jaron Blossomgame Grayson Allen Jaron Blossomgame Jaron Blossomgame Cat Barber Jaron Blossomgame Jaron Blossomgame Jaron Blossomgame
First Team Jaron Blossomgame Jaron Blossomgame Jaron Blossomgame Jaron Blossomgame Cat Barber Michael Gbinije Cat Barber Grayson Allen Jaron Blossomgame Brandon Ingram Grayson Allen Cat Barber
Second Team Brandon Ingram Michael Gbinije London Perrantes London Perrantes Brandon Ingram Brandon Ingram Brandon Ingram Michael Gbinije Brandon Ingram Anthony Gill Anthony Gill Michael Gbinije
Second Team Sheldon McClellan Anthony Gill Michael Gbinije Angel Rodriguez Damion Lee Damion Lee Anthony Gill Tonye Jekiri Anthony Gill Angel Rodriguez Michael Gbinije Grayson Allen
Second Team Damion Lee Damion Lee Damion Lee Brandon Ingram Michael Gbinije Jaron Blossomgame London Perrantes Angel Rodriguez Michael Gbinije Michael Gbinije Brandon Ingram Anthony Gill
Second Team Demetrius Jackson Brandon Ingram Angel Rodriguez Anthony Gill Angel Rodriguez Angel Rodriguez Angel Rodriguez Brandon Ingram Damion Lee Grayson Allen Demetrius Jackson Sheldon McClellan
Second Team Michael Young Tonye Jekiri Demetrius Jackson Demetrius Jackson London Perrantes Sheldon McClellan Damion Lee Damion Lee Sheldon McClellan Marcus Georges-Hunt Angel Rodriguez Damion Lee
Third Team Anthony Gill London Perrantes Anthony Gill Tonye Jekiri Anthony Gill London Perrantes Tonye Jekiri Anthony Gill Zach LeDay Damion Lee London Perrantes Zach Auguste
Third Team Angel Rodriguez Marcus Georges-Hunt Marcus Georges-Hunt Michael Gbinije Sheldon McClellan Demetrius Jackson Michael Gbinije London Perrantes Michael Young London Perrantes Tonye Jekiri Demetrius Jackson
Third Team Michael Gbinije Dwayne Bacon Sheldon McClellan Marcus Georges-Hunt Demetrius Jackson Michael Young Marcus Georges-Hunt Marcus Georges-Hunt Demetrius Jackson Tonye Jekiri Damion Lee London Perrantes
Third Team Malik Beasley Demetrius Jackson Zach Auguste Damion Lee Marcus Georges-Hunt Marcus Georges-Hunt Demetrius Jackson Sheldon McClellan Marcus Georges-Hunt Dwayne Bacon Marcus Georges-Hunt Marcus Georges-Hunt
Third Team Marcus Georges-Hunt Michael Young Michael Young Michael Young Tonye Jekiri Evan Nolte Zach Auguste Michael Young Angel Rodriguez Jamel Artis Zach Auguste Jamel Artis
Player of the Year Malcolm Brogdon Malcolm Brogdon Malcolm Brogdon Malcolm Brogdon Malcolm Brogdon Malcolm Brogdon Malcolm Brogdon Brice Johnson Malcolm Brogdon Malcolm Brogdon Malcolm Brogdon Malcolm Brogdon
Coach of the Year Jim Larrañega Buzz Williams Jim Larrañega Buzz Williams Buzz Williams Buzz Williams Buzz Williams Jim Larrañega Buzz Williams Buzz Williams Jim Larranega Buzz Williams
Most Improved Grayson Allen Jaron Blossomgame Jarron Blossomgame Jaron Blossomgame Jaron Blossomgame Jaron Blossomgame London Perrantes Jarron Blossomgame Jaron Blossomgame Jaron Blossomgame Jaron Blossomgame Cat Barber
Sixth Man Isaiah Hicks Isaiah Hicks Isaiah Hicks Isaiah Hicks Isaiah Hicks Amile Jefferson Isaiah Hicks Isaiah Hicks Isaiah Hicks Isaiah Hicks Isaiah Hicks Isaiah Hicks
Defensive POY Malcolm Brogdon Malcolm Brogdon Malcolm Brogdon Malcolm Brogdon Malcolm Brogdon Malcolm Brogdon Malcolm Brogdon Malcolm Brogdon Malcolm Brogdon Malcolm Brogdon Malcolm Brogdon Malcolm Brogdon
Freshman POY Brandon Ingram Brandon Ingram Brandon Ingram Brandon Ingram Brandon Ingram Dwayne Bacon Brandon Ingram Brandon Ingram Brandon Ingram Dwayne Bacon Brandon Ingram Brandon Ingram