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T.J. McConnell honored by A-10

Written by Jenn Menendez on .

T.J. McConnell was named to the All-Atlantic 10 Third team on Monday, and the league’s All-Defensive team, as voted by the league's 14 coaches.

McConnell ranks No. 3 nationally with 2.8 steals per game and leads the A-10 in assist/turnover ratio: 2.1-to-1.

His 3-point shooting percentage ranks second in the A-10 at .447 and he is ranked third in assists with 5.5 per game.

The Dukes were scheduled to depart at 11 a.m. this morning for Massachusetts on a charter flight, just about an hour after the league awards were announced.

Coach of the Year: Fran Dunphy, Temple

Player of the Year: Andrew Nicholson, St. Bonaventure

Defensive Player of the Year: C.J. Aiken, Saint Joseph's

Rookie of the Year: Kendall Anthony, Richmond

Sixth Man of the Year: Ronald Roberts, Saint Joseph’s

Most Improved Player: Earl Pettis, La Salle

First Team All-Conference

Chaz Williams, Massachusetts

Andrew Nicholson, St. Bonaventure

Brian Conklin, Saint Louis

Ramone Moore, Temple

Tu Holloway, Xavier

 Second Team All-Conference

Kevin Dillard, Dayton

Chris Gaston, Fordham

Ramon Galloway, La Salle

Langston Galloway, Saint Joseph’s

Khalif Wyatt, Temple

Third Team All-Conference

Chris Braswell, Charlotte

T.J. McConnell, Duquesne

Kwamain Mitchell, Saint Louis

Juan Fernandez, Temple

Mark Lyons, Xavier

All-Conference Honorable Mention

Chris Johnson, Dayton

Earl Pettis, La Salle

Carl Jones, Saint Joseph’s

Halil Kanacevic, Saint Joseph’s

All-Defensive Team

T.J. McConnell, Duquesne

Darrius Garrett, Richmond

Andrew Nicholson, St. Bonaventure

C.J. Aiken, Saint Joseph’s

Jordair Jett, Saint Louis

All-Rookie Team

Pierria Henry, Charlotte

Jerrell Wright, La Salle

Jonathan Holton, Rhode Island

Kendall Anthony, Richmond

Dezmine Wells, Xavier

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