'Nova's Reynolds first team All-America

Villanova's Scottie Reynolds, right, was named first team All-America by the Associated Press. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Villanova senior guard Scottie Reynolds was picked first team All-America today by the Associated Press.

Reynolds averaged 18.5 points and shot 40 percent from three-point range in becoming the Wildcats’ go-to player with several spectacular second-half efforts.

“You go through a season not expecting to get All-American,”
Reynolds said. “You just go out there every day and try and do the
best you can, try and play Villanova basketball. It’s in the back
of your head, but if you concentrate on that, that stuff will never

Reynolds was joined on the first team by Kentucky freshmen John Wall and DeMarcus Cousins, Ohio State junior Evan Turner and Syracuse junior Wes Johnson. The team was selected by the 65-member national media panel that selects the weekly Top 25.

The second team was: James Anderson, of Oklahoma State; Sherron Collins, of Kansas; Greivis Vasquez, of Maryland; Jon Scheyer, of Duke; and Da’Sean Butler, of West Virginia.

The third team was: Greg Monroe, of Georgetown; Cole Aldrich, of
Kansas; Damion James, of Texas; Luke Harangody, of Notre Dame; and
Darington Hobson of New Mexico.