Seth Allen was named the ACC’s Sixth Man of the Year on Sunday, and was joined by teammate Zach LeDay as honorable mentions on the All-ACC Team.
The Virginia Tech Hokies would not be where they are at without Seth Allen. Plain and Simple.
The redshirt-senior guard out of Woodbridge, Virginia was named the ACC’s Sixth Man of the Year on Sunday afternoon in a runaway, garnering 43 first place votes. The second closest to Allen was Georgia Tech’s Tadric Jackson, who received four first place votes.
Allen has played the role as the closer in a number of close contests for the Hokies this season, who at 21-9 on the season and 10-8 in the ACC appear primed for their first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2007.
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Allen has played in 29 of the team’s 30 games this season, and has come off the bench in 24 of those contests. He is averaging 13.1 points, 3.3 assists, and 2.3 boards on the season.
In addition to being named the conference’s Sixth Man of the Year, Allen was joined by teammate Zach LeDay as honorable mentions on the All-ACC Team. LeDay is Virginia Tech’s leading scorer entering the ACC Tournament this week, as he is averaging 15.6 points on 53.1% shooting, while also pulling down 7.1 rebounds per game.
Allen LeDay, and the rest of the Hokies begin conference tournament play on Wednesday evening as the seven seed, and will play at 7 PM ET in Brooklyn against the winner of #15 Boston College and #10 Wake Forest.
The Hokies swept the season series against Boston College, while losing on Sunday against Wake in the only appearance between the two schools this year.