INDIANAPOLIS - APRIL 03: Nolan Smith #2 of the Duke Blue Devils reacts against the West Virginia Mountaineers during the National Semifinal game of the 2010 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship at Lucas Oil Stadium on April 3, 2010 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
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The 2011 AP All-America NCAA basketball team was announced on Monday, and features at least three seniors for the first time since 2006. BYU's Jimmer Fredette was the leading vote-getter, and is joined by fellow seniors Nolan Smith (Duke) and JuJuan Johnson (Purdue). The two underclassmen rounding out the All-America team are UConn's Kemba Walker and Ohio State's Jared Sullinger, the lone freshman on the team.
Fredette was nearly a unanimous decision, receiving 64 of 65 votes for the All-America team by the AP writers who also decide the weekly top 25 poll during the season. He becomes the first BYU All-America since Danny Ainge in 1981.
Duke's Smith earned 61 votes for his outstanding senior season in which he led Duke to an ACC Tournament tile and a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. He's the third Blue Devil to earn All-America status since 2000.
Sullinger received the third-most votes with 58, followed by Walker and Johnson.