- The Washington Times - Tuesday, March 9, 2010

After a record-breaking senior season, the individual honors are rolling in for Greivis Vasquez. The Atlantic Coast Conference today named the Maryland guard the league’s player of the year and, also today, The Sporting News named Vasquez a first-team All-American.

Vasquez, who has averaged almost 20 points a game while leading the Terrapins to a share of the league’s regular season title, on Tuesday won the ACC’s top individual honor, receiving 39 votes from members of the ACC Sports Media Association. Duke’s Jon Scheyer had 12 votes and Viginia Tech’s Malcolm Delaney two.

On Monday, Vasquez was a unanimous selection to the all-ACC team.

The Sporting News had this to say about the Venezuelan native: “After finding his way back from a dreadful start, Vasquez dominated opponents with his scoring, passing and will to win.”

Joining Vasquez on the first team squad were ffour other guards: James Anderson, Oklahoma State; Scottie Reynolds,Villanova; Evan Turner, Ohio State; and John Wall, Kentucky.

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