Colson Nabs AP All-America Accolade

Robby Hamman | March 31, 2017

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University of Notre Dame junior forward Bonzie Colson has been named a third-team All-American for the 2016-17 season by the Associated Press. Colson averaged 17.8 points per game and 10.1 rebounds a game for the Fighting Irish, who finished the season 26-10 overall and 12-6 in the Atlantic Coast Conference. 

Colson led the ACC in double-doubles (12 in conference, 19 total) while posting eight 20-point, 10-rebound games throughout the season. He also is a finalist for the 2017 Karl Malone Trophy, given to the top power forward in the nation. 

COLSON AWARDS AND HONORS IN 2016-17:

  • 2017 Associated Press All-American, Third Team
  • 2017 The Sporting News All-American, Third Team
  • 2017 Basketball Times All-American, Second Team
  • 2017 College Sports Madness All-American, Third Team
  • 2017 All-ACC First Team Selection
  • 2017 ACC All-Tournament Team, First Team
  • Karl Malone Trophy Finalist (Top PF in the nation)
  • Wooden Award Final 15 Selection
  • Naismith Award Top 30 
  • Naismith Award Player of the Week (Feb. 14, 2017)
  • USBWA Oscar Robertson Player of the Week (Feb. 14, 2017)
  • CollegeInsider.com Lute Olson Player of the Week (Feb. 13, 2017)
  • NCAA.com All-Week Team (Feb. 13, 2017)

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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