Nichols makes first-team All-AAC - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Nichols makes first-team All-AAC

Memphis Tigers sophomore forward Austin Nichols made the All-American Athletic Conference first team Tuesday. Nichols was the only Memphis Tiger recognized with a selection.

Nichols won last year's AAC Rookie of the Year and led the Tigers in scoring this season. Nichols is second nationally in blocks per game, and second on the team in Rebounds. He's averaging 13.3 points per game, 6.1 rebounds per game, and 3.4 blocks per game.

Memphian Octavius Ellis made the second team for the University of Cincinnati. The All-AAC teams are listed below:

2015 American Athletic Conference All-Conference First Team

Ryan Boatright, G, UConn *

Austin Nichols, F, Memphis

Nic Moore, G, SMU *

Will Cummings, G, Temple

James Woodard, G, Tulsa

 2015 American Athletic Conference All-Conference Second Team

Octavius Ellis, F, Cincinnati

Markus Kennedy, F, SMU

Yanick Moreira, C, SMU

Louis Dabney, G, Tulane

Shaquille Harrison, G, Tulsa 2015

American Athletic Conference All-Conference Honorable Mention

Troy Caupain, G, Cincinnati

Amida Brimah, C, UConn

Daniel Hamilton, G/F, UConn

Jaylen Bond, F, Temple

2015 American Athletic Conference All-Rookie Team

Adonys Henriquez, G, UCF

B.J. Taylor, G, UCF

Gary Clark, F, Cincinnati

Daniel Hamilton, G/F, UConn *

B.J. Tyson, G, East Carolina *

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