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Roper Named to All-ACC Academic Team

Roper Named to All-ACC Academic Team

CLEMSON, S.C. — Jordan Roper 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., LouisvilleMarcus Paige, Jr., North Carolina      Marshall Plumlee, Jr., Duke    Davon Reed, So., Miami James Robinson, Jr., PittsburghJordan Roper, Jr., Clemson     Terry Rozier, So., Louisville  Quentin Snider, Fr., LouisvilleDevin Wilson, So., Virginia Tech       Justise Winslow, Fr.,DukeCameron Wright, Sr., Pittsburgh