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Published 03/07/2013
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Akpejiori On All-ACC Academic Team

Miami junior Raphael Akpejiori has been named to the 2012-13 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Men’s Basketball team, as announced by Commissioner John Swofford.

Akpejiori, from Lagos, Nigeria, is majoring in mechanical engineering at Miami. He has played in 57 games as a Hurricane, scoring 78 points and grabbing 82 rebounds. He has hit 46 percent of his shots for his career. 

Duke leads all schools with four selections, while Georgia Tech and Virginia Tech have two each. Boston College, Clemson, Maryland, Miami, North Carolina and Wake Forest are each represented by one player.

To be eligible for consideration, a student-athlete must have earned a 3.00 grade point average for the previous semester and maintained a 3.00 cumulative average during his academic career.

2013 All-ACC Academic Men’s Basketball Team

Raphael Akpejiori, Jr., Miami, Lagos, Nigeria, Mechanical Engineering
Christian Beyer, So., Virginia Tech, New Bern, N.C., Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise
Chris Bolden, Fr., Georgia Tech, Suwanee, Ga., Business Administration
Tyler Cavanaugh, Fr., Wake Forest, Dewitt, N.Y. ,Undeclared
Jarell Eddie, Jr., Virginia Tech, Charlotte, N.C., Psychology
Marcus Georges-Hunt, Fr., Georgia Tech, College Park, Ga., Business Administration
Amile Jefferson, Fr., Duke, Philadelphia, Pa., Undeclared
Ryan Kelly, Sr., Duke, Raleigh, N.C., Public Policy Studies
Logan Aronhalt, Gr., Maryland, Zanesville, Ohio, Kinesiology
Marcus Paige, Fr., North Carolina, Marion, Ind., Undeclared
Mason Plumlee, Sr., Duke, Warsaw, Ind., Psychology
Joe Rahon, Fr., Boston College, San Diego, Calif., Undeclared
Jordan Roper, Fr., Clemson, Columbia, S.C., Parks, Recreation & Tourism Mgt.
Rasheed Sulaimon, Fr., Duke, Houston, Texas, Undeclared