RJ Davis becomes 19th UNC basketball Consensus First Team All-American

RJ Davis continues to join illustrious UNC basketball company as he's officially been named a consensus first-team All-American.
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To earn any type of All-American honors is quite the accomplishment, but being a Consensus All-American puts you in elite company.

That's what current UNC basketball star RJ Davis has done, as he has completed the criteria to hear this prestigious honor.

A consensus All-American selection is awarded to a player who is honored by the four recognized All-America teams: Sporting News, Associated Press, NABC (coaches), and USBWA (media). Davis was a member of all four for the 2023-2024 season, as the NABC and the USBWA named him a first-team All-American on Wednesday to make it official.

Davis becomes just the 19th UNC basketball player to earn this honor, as those 19 players have combined for 28 total consensus first-team All-American honors. North Carolina's 19 consensus first-team All-Americans is tied for fifth in NCAA history, as the program's 28 distinctions trail only Kansas (32) for the most by any program.

It's been a special senior season for Davis, as he led the UNC basketball program to the ACC regular season title as well as a No. 1 seed in the 2024 NCAA Tournament. After leading the ACC in scoring at 21.5 points per game, Davis was named the ACC Player of the Year, an honor that will have his No. 4 hanging in the Dean Smith Center rafters once his collegiate career comes to a close.

If you've been following the UNC basketball program this season, it truly feels as if Davis has made history on a daily occurrence. Although Davis and the Tar Heels have plenty more that they hope to accomplish this season, the individual year that RJ Davis has put together is one that will certainly be remembered for a very long time.

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