Michael Devoe named to All-ACC preseason squad – Men’s basketball – Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
THE APARTMENTS – Michel Devoe, the 2021 Atlantic Coast Conference tournament MVP and an honorable All-ACC pick for the past two seasons, was named to the All-ACC preseason second team in the official panel vote of the conference media.
The senior goaltender is the Yellow Jackets’ returning top scorer for a team that won the CCA Championship in 2021, the Institute’s first in 28 years, and made the NCAA tournament for the first time. in 11 years. The Orlando, Florida native, 6-5, averaged 15.0 points per game overall, which placed 10e in the ACC, and finished No. 2 in the conference for three-point field goals per game (2.47) and No. 3 in percentage (0.412) in league games. He also ranked among the ACC’s top 10 in assists and minutes played.
A career .407 shooter behind the arc, Devoe enters his final year at 13th in career three-point baskets (153) and 36th in career points (1,149). His career percentage currently ranks No. 4 all-time.
Georgia Tech was also screened by the media panel to finish 10e in the conference regular season. Since the ACC got bigger in 2005, Miami is the only reigning ACC champion to be thrown below 10e the next season (12e before the 2013-14 season). Over the past three seasons, the jackets have exceeded expectations, having been selected to finish 13e, 12e and ninth, respectively, before finishing 10e, fifth and fourth in the regular season. No team that has won the ACC Championship has ever been projected to finish as low as ninth before last season.
Tech opens the 2021-22 regular season Nov. 9 against Miami from Ohio, kicking off a three-game homestand that includes Stetson (Nov. 12) and Lamar (Nov. 15). The Yellow Jackets will prepare for the regular season with an exhibition game against Morehouse at 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 31.
Tech (17-9, 11-6 ACC last season) has just completed his first ACC championship season since 1993 and his first NCAA tournament appearance since 2011. The Yellow Jackets again host five of their top seven scorers for the head coach. Josh pastner‘s sixth season, including Devoe, a senior forward Jordan usher (Canton, Georgia), senior guard Bubba parham (Snellville, GA), senior forward Khalid moore (Briarwood, NY) and junior guard Kyle Robust (Norcross, Georgia). These returnees are reinforced by the transfer of custody Deivon Smith (Loganville, Ga.) From Mississippi State and a No. 28 ranked freshman class in the nation.
Michael Devoe has managed 40.7% of his three-pointers during his career. (photo by Danny Karnik)
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