Sports Illustrated has released its 2014 All-America college basketball teams. Of the five players on the First-Team, Doug McDermott, Jabari Parker, Russ Smith and Sean Kilpatrick were all unanimous. Only UConn guard Shabazz Napier wasn’t a consensus pick.
Fred VanVleet, Missouri Valley Player of the Year for undefeated Wichita State, made the publication’s Second-Team. The nations No. 1-ranked Florida Gators did not have any players on either team, and only Scottie Wilbekin was named to a ballot.
The All-America teams were voted on by SI staffers Michael Beller, Seth Davis, David Gardner, Dan Greene, Brian Hamilton, Chris Johnson, Ted Keith, and Luke Winn. For their individual brackets, click here.
Doug McDermott (F) - Creighton
Jabari Parker (F) - Duke
Russ Smith (G) - Louisville
Sean Kilpatrick (G) - Cincinnati
Shabazz Napier (G) - UConn
Cameron Bairstow (F) – New Mexico
Nick Johnson (G) – Arizona
Nik Stauskas (G) – Michigan
Fred VanVleet (G) – Wichita State
Andrew Wiggins (G) – Kansas