Roper named to All-ACC Academic Team


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Pos: PG   Height: 6-0   Weight: 165   Hometown: Columbia, SC (Irmo HS)  
Years Played: 2012 - 2015

CLEMSON, S.C. — Jordan RoperJordan Roper
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#20 6-0, 165
Columbia, SC

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was named to the 2015 All-ACC Academic Men’s Basketball team, announced Thursday by the conference office. The selection was the second of Roper’s career, as he earned the honor as a freshman in 2013 as well.

Roper carries a strong grade-point average as a parks, recreation & tourism management major. The junior from Columbia, S.C., is second on Clemson’s team in assists, third in three-point goals and sixth in scoring. Roper carries a 6.6 points per game average into the regular season finale at Notre Dame.

Roper has played a big role in Clemson’s eight ACC wins this season. In wins at NC State and home against Boston College, he averaged 21 points per game and as a result of his efforts, earned ACC Co-Player of the Week honors. Roper scored a career-high 24 and made six three-pointers on Valentine’s Day in a win over Boston College as well.

2015 All-ACC Academic Men’s Basketball Team

Player, Class, School
Grayson Allen, Fr., Duke
Christian Beyer, Sr., Virginia Tech
Wayne Blackshear, Sr., Louisville
Montrezl Harrell, Jr., Louisville
Anton Gill, So., Louisville
Tadric Jackson, Fr., Georgia Tech
Amile Jefferson, Jr., Duke
Sheldon Jeter, So., Pittsburgh
Will Johnston, Sr., Virginia Tech
Tyus Jones, Fr., Duke
Mangok Mathiang, So., Louisville
Chinanu Onuaku, Fr., Louisville
Marcus Paige, Jr., North Carolina
Marshall Plumlee, Jr., Duke
Davon Reed, So., Miami
James Robinson, Jr., Pittsburgh
Jordan Roper, Jr., Clemson
Terry Rozier, So., Louisville
Quentin Snider, Fr., Louisville
Devin Wilson, So., Virginia Tech
Justise Winslow, Fr., Duke
Cameron Wright, Sr., Pittsburgh

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