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Morris, Hamilton, Pullen Earn Associated Press All-America Honors
March 29, 2011
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Marcus Morris (Kansas) has been named to the AP All-America Second Team, while Jacob Pullen (Kansas State) and Jordan Hamilton (Texas) were chosen for the third team. The three selections is tied for the most of any conference in the nation.

Morris led Kansas in scoring in 2010-11 with 17.2 points per game. He ranks among the national leaders in field goal percentage at 57.0 percent and his 7.6 rebounds per contest were second on the squad. The junior was honored as the 2011 Big 12 Player of the Year and was a member of the NCAA Southwest Regional All-Tournament Team.

Hamilton started all 36 contests for the Longhorns this year and led the team in scoring (18.6 ppg). He also ranked second on the team in rebounding (7.7 rpg), double-doubles (eight) and minutes played (32.2 mpg). The sophomore topped the 20-point mark in 15 of UT’s 36 games.

Pullen ended his career as the all-time leading scorer at Kansas State with 2,132 points. He led the Big 12 in scoring in conference games with 21.4-point average and also had 115 assists with 49 steals. The senior had five 30-point efforts during his career at KSU, with 42 games where he scored 20 points or more.

All three conference athletes were members of this year's All-Big 12 First Team, with Pullen also being named to the Big 12 All-Defensive Team.

2010-11 ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL-AMERICA TEAM

First Team
Jimmer Fredette, BYU
Nolan Smith, Duke
Jared Sullinger, Ohio State
Kemba Walker, Connecticut
JaJuan Johnson, Purdue

Second Team
MARCUS MORRIS, Kansas
Derrick Williams, Arizona
Ben Hansborough, Notre Dame
Jordan Taylor, Wisconsin
Kawhi Leonard, San Diego State

Third Team
JACOB PULLEN, Kansas State
JORDAN HAMILTON, Texas
Kenneth Faried, Morehead State
Tu Holloway, Xavier
Marshon Brooks, Providence
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