Solomon Chosen to NABC All-District Team
Clemson, SC--Clemson guard Will Solomon has been named first-team All-District 5 by the National Association of Basketball Coaches. The team is composed of Division I teams from North Carolina and South Carolina, plus ACC teams Virginia, Maryland and Georgia Tech. Florida State is the only ACC team not included in the District.
Solomon leads the ACC in scoring this year with a 20.6 average, a figure that ranks 18th in the nation. He has scored in double figures in every game this year, the only ACC player to do that, and he also leads the league in three-point goals per game. His 20.6 average is the highest by a Clemson player since 1986-87 when Horace Grant led the Tigers with a 21.0 average.
The native of East Hartford, CT has scored 32.33 percent of Clemson's points this year and is attempting to become the first ACC player in 30 years to score a third of his team's points. He bas scored at least 25 points in a game 10 times this year, including a career high 43-point performance against Virginia on January 15.
Solomon was joined on the first team by Chris Carrawell and Shane Battier of Duke, Terence Morris of Maryland, and Ed Cota of North Carolina. The second team was composed of Jason Collier of Georgia Tech, Robert O'Kelley of Wake Forest, Juan Dixon of Maryland, Lonny Baxter of Maryland and Jody Lumpkin of College of Charleston.