Dick Vitales All Americans

Yes, he’s annoying, loud, Duke loving and his age has passed the game by.

But it’s summer time, so here’s his list..

I can’t wait for the college basketball season to begin. I know, I know, it is the summer and there is a long time before we tip it off. That doesn’t mean I can’t think about next season, baby!

I sat down at the Broken Egg and picked my All-Rolls-Royce teams for next season, subject to change in October, just before the season begins. You know, injuries could influence a change.

Over the next two weeks, I will unveil each team, leading up to the crème de la crème, my first team All-Rolls-Royce. My friends, there is a lot of talent out there, and this was not an easy process. I know there will be some debates, and that is part of the fun.

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Damion James is a frontcourt force and makes Texas a real title contender this year.

So here we go with my Dickie V. squads:

SUMMERTIME ALL-ROLLS-ROYCE TEAMS

SECOND TEAM
C-Greg Monroe, Georgetown — 12.7 PPG, 6.7 RPG
F-Damion James, Texas — 15.4 PPG, 9.2 RPG
F-Patrick Patterson, Kentucky — 18.2 PPG, 9.4 RPG
G-Scottie Reynolds, Villanova — 15.5 PPG, 3.6 APG
G-Greivis Vasquez, Maryland — 17.1 PPG, 5.1 APG

THIRD TEAM
C-Jarvis Varnado, Mississippi State — 13.1 PPG, 9.0 RPG
F-Evan Turner, Ohio State — 17.1 PPG, 7.0 RPG
F-Tyler Smith, Tennessee — 17.2 PPG, 5.9 RPG
G-Jerome Randle, California — 18.4 PPG, 4.9 APG
G-Willie Warren, Oklahoma — 14.7 PPG, 3.0 APG

FOURTH TEAM
C-JaJuan Johnson, Purdue — 13.2 PPG, 5.6 RPG
F-Gani Lawal, Georgia Tech — 15.1 PPG, 9.5 RPG
F-Craig Brackins, Iowa State — 20.2 PPG, 9.5 RPG
G-Talor Battle, Penn State — 16.8 PPG, 4.9 APG
G-Devan Downey, South Carolina — 19.9 PPG, 4.5 APG

FIFTH TEAM
C-Jerome Jordan, Tulsa — 14 PPG, 8.6 RPG
F-Tasmin Mitchell, LSU — 16.3 PPG, 7.2 RPG
F-Trevor Booker, Clemson — 15.3 PPG, 9.7 RPG
G-James Anderson, Okla. State — 18.6 PPG, 5.8 RPG
G-Nic Wise, Arizona — 15.1 PPG, 4.6 APG

SIXTH TEAM
C-Ed Davis, North Carolina — 6.4 PPG, 6.8 RPG
F-Manny Harris, Michigan — 16.8 PPG, 6.9 RPG
F-Robbie Hummel, Purdue — 12.7 PPG, 6.9 RPG
G-Denis Clemente, Kansas State — 15.4 PPG, 3.3 APG
G-Jon Scheyer, Duke — 15 PPG, 2.8 APG

SEVENTH TEAM
C-Samardo Samuels, Louisville — 11.9 PPG, 4.7 RPG
F-Devin Ebanks, West Virginia — 10.4 PPG, 7.7 RPG
F-Luke Babbitt, Nevada — 16.8 PPG, 7.3 RPG
G-Aubrey Coleman, Houston — 19.7 PPG, 8.4 RPG
G-LaceDarius Dunn, Baylor — 15.3 PPG, 4.6 RPG

HONORABLE MENTION
C:DeShawn Sims, Michigan; Solomon Alabi, Florida State; AJ Ogilvy, Vanderbilt

F: Chris Wright, Dayton; Al-Farouq Aminu, Wake Forest; Raymar Morgan, Michigan State; Da’Sean Butler, West Virginia ; Lazar Hayward, Marquette; Quincy Pondexter, Washington; Deon Thompson, North Carolina

G: Isaiah Thomas, Washington; Jeremy Hazell, Seton Hall; Malcolm Delaney, Va. Tech; Deonta Vaughn, Cincinnati; Matt Bouldin, Gonzaga; Jerome Dyson, Connecticut; Kemba Walker, Connecticut; Osiris Eldridge, Illinois State

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One thought on “Dick Vitales All Americans

  1. SuperOfficial says:

    Kalin Lucas on the 1st Team FTW

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