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Dillon Brooks Named 2017 NABC All-American

Oregon’s star finds his place among the elite

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The National Association of Basketball Coaches has named their 2017 All-American Team and Oregon’s Dillon Brooks is apart of it. The Canadian finds himself on the second unit of the elite collegiate talent.

Awards continue to pile up for Oregon’s do-it-all man. Brooks was named Pac-12 Player of the Year. Not to mention, 1st Team All-Pac-12 and tied a program record with four career Pac-12 Player of the Week honors. What can’t he do? The real question is what’s next for Dillon Brooks?

All-America teams are voted on by member coaches of the NABC. These 15 student-athletes represent the best basketball players across America.

2017 Division 1 NABC All-America Team:

1ST TEAM ALL-AMERICAN

Lonzo Ball, UCLA

Josh Hart, Villanova

Justin Jackson, North Carolina

Frank Mason III, Kansas

Caleb Swanigan, Purdue

NCAA Basketball Tournament - Second Round - Sacramento
Lonzo Ball has lived up to the hype and then some. The top freshman in the country has his UCLA team on the verge of the Elite Eight. The California native has his sights on the NBA after his one year in college.
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2ND TEAM ALL-AMERICAN

Dillon Brooks, Oregon

Luke Kennard, Duke

Malik Monk, Kentucky

Johnathan Motley, Baylor

Nigel Williams-Goss, Gonzaga

NCAA Basketball Tournament - Second Round - Sacramento
Dillon Brooks is having a fantastic junior season for Oregon. He is averaging over 16 points per game, alongside his three separate game-winning buckets from downtown in 2016-17 alone. Not to mention, he has led the Ducks to a historic 32-5 campaign.
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3RD TEAM ALL-AMERICAN

Markelle Fultz, Washington

Ethan Happ, Wisconsin

Josh Jackson, Kansas

Lauri Markkanen, Arizona

Alec Peters, Valparaiso

Washington v Arizona
In the year of the freshman in the Pac-12, Markelle Fultz was next-level until injury derailed the end of his season. The Freshman Player of the Year candidate averaged an incredible 23.2 PPG, 5.9 APG and 5.7 RPG for the lowly Washington Huskies. He is projected to be a Top 3 selection in the 2017 NBA Draft.
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2016-17 HIGHLIGHTS OF DILLON BROOKS:

Final 12 Points vs Arizona State

Buzzer-Beater at Cal

Game-Winner vs UCLA Sends Fans Home Happy

Next up for Brooks and his No. 3 Ducks (32-5) is the No. 1 seed of the Midwest region in the form of the Kansas Jayhawks (31-4). The Elite Eight showdown will tip at 5:49 p.m. PT on Saturday from the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri. The “KU home game” will be televised on TBS.

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