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Virginia Basketball: Jack Salt named to All-ACC Academic Basketball Team

jack salt uva basketballVirginia basketball redshirt senior center Jack Salt (Auckland, New Zealand) has been named to the All-ACC Academic Team, the conference office announced on Friday.

Minimum academic requirements for selection to the All-ACC Academic Team are a 3.0 grade point average for the previous semester and a 3.0 cumulative average during one’s academic career. Athletic achievements during the most recent season are also considered in selecting the All-ACC Academic Team.

Salt, who has started 102 of 118 career games, is averaging 3.8 points and 4.0 rebounds per game this season for the Cavaliers. Salt scored a career-high 12 points and added seven rebounds in UVA’s win at then-No. 24 Maryland. He has tallied a season-high nine boards in two games. Salt aids in UVA’s top-ranked scoring defense, that allows just 54.1 points per game.

Salt earned his undergraduate degree in anthropology and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in educational psychology at the Curry School of Education.

2018-19 All-ACC Academic Team

  • Aamir Simms, Clemson
  • Jack White, Duke
  • Trent Forrest, Florida State
  • David Nichols, Florida State
  • Brandon Alston, Georgia Tech
  • Christen Cunningham, Louisville
  • Steven Enoch, Louisville
  • V.J. King, Louisville
  • Ryan McMahon, Louisville
  • Jordan Nwora, Louisville
  • Daruis Perry, Louisville
  • Chris Lykes, Miami
  • Nassir Little, UNC
  • Luke Maye, UNC
  • Braxton Beverly, NCSU
  • Torin Dorn, NCSU
  • Wyatt Walker, NCSU
  • Kenechukwu Chukwuka, Pitt
  • Jack Salt, Virginia
  • Wabissa Bede, Virginia Tech
  • Ahmed Hill, Virginia Tech
  • Justin Robinson, Virginia Tech
  • Nickeil Alexander-Walker, Virginia Tech
  • Torrence Johnson, Wake Forest
  • Olivier Sarr, Wake Forest

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