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T.J. Warren wins ACC player of the year over Jabari Parker

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North Carolina State forward T.J. Warren has been named ACC POY for 2014 on Tuesday. According to ESPN.com, Warren received 48 votes to earn the honor over Jabari Parker, who received 25 votes.

Joel Embiid will likely miss NCAA tournament.

T.J. Warren was a special player for the Wolf Pack, and he was even stronger in the final week. Warren averaged 24.8 points per game and 7.1 rebounds this season. At 6’8”, he was a complete nightmare for teams to match up with on the defensive end. ESPN notes that he led the ACC in field goal percentage as well.

North Carolina State still has work to do in the ACC tournament if they are going to make the NCAA field of 68. The Wolf Pack are (19-12, 9-9).

According to Joe Lunardi, Duke is projected to be a No.2 seed.

Jabari Parker lost out on the player of the year, but he received Freshman of the year in the ACC. Parker averaged 19.2 points and nine rebounds this season, but is widely regarded as the best prospect in the ACC.

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