2008 NCAA Men's Basketball All-Americans

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The Consensus 2008 College Basketball All-American team, as determined by aggregating the results of four major All-American teams. To earn "consensus" status, a player must win honors from a majority of the following teams: the Associated Press, the USBWA, The Sporting News and the National Association of Basketball Coaches.

2008 Consensus All-America team[edit]

The following players were consensus All-Americans.[1]


Consensus First Team
Player Position Class Team
D. J. Augustin G Sophomore Texas
Michael Beasley F Freshman Kansas State
Chris Douglas-Roberts G-F Junior Memphis
Tyler Hansbrough C Junior North Carolina
Kevin Love C Freshman UCLA


Consensus Second Team
Player Position Class Team
Stephen Curry G Sophomore Davidson
Shan Foster G-F Senior Vanderbilt
Luke Harangody F Sophomore Notre Dame
Roy Hibbert C Senior Georgetown
Chris Lofton G Senior Tennessee
D. J. White F-C Senior Indiana


Individual All-America teams[edit]

All-America Team
First team Second team Third team
Player School Player School Player School
Associated Press[2] D. J. Augustin Texas Stephen Curry Davidson Darren Collison UCLA
Michael Beasley Kansas State Shan Foster Vanderbilt Eric Gordon Indiana
Chris Douglas-Roberts Memphis Luke Harangody Notre Dame Chris Lofton Tennessee
Tyler Hansbrough North Carolina Roy Hibbert Georgetown Brook Lopez Stanford
Kevin Love UCLA D. J. White Indiana Derrick Rose Memphis
USBWA[3] D. J. Augustin Texas Shan Foster Vanderbilt No third team
Michael Beasley Kansas State Luke Harangody Notre Dame
Chris Douglas-Roberts Memphis Chris Lofton Tennessee
Tyler Hansbrough North Carolina A. J. Price Connecticut
Kevin Love UCLA D. J. White Indiana
NABC[4] D. J. Augustin Texas Eric Gordon Indiana Shan Foster Vanderbilt
Michael Beasley Kansas State Roy Hibbert Georgetown Brook Lopez Stanford
Chris Douglas-Roberts Memphis Chris Lofton Tennessee DeMarcus Nelson Duke
Tyler Hansbrough North Carolina Kevin Love UCLA Derrick Rose Memphis
Luke Harangody Notre Dame D. J. White Indiana Brandon Rush Kansas
Sporting News[5] D. J. Augustin Texas Ryan Anderson California No third team
Michael Beasley Kansas State Stephen Curry Davidson
Chris Douglas-Roberts Memphis Shan Foster Vanderbilt
Tyler Hansbrough North Carolina Luke Harangody Notre Dame
Kevin Love UCLA D. J. White Indiana

AP Honorable Mention:[6]

Academic All-Americans[edit]

On February 26, 2008, CoSIDA and ESPN The Magazine announced the 2009 Academic All-American team with Adam Emmenecker headlining the University Division as the men's college basketball Academic All-American of the Year.[7]

2007–08 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Men’s Basketball Team (University Division) as selected by CoSIDA:

First Team
Player School Class GPA/Major
D. J. Augustin Texas Sophomore 3.64/ Education
Adam Emmenecker Drake Senior 3.97/ Business and Finance
Justin Hare Belmont Senior 3.87/ Exercise Science, Pre-Med
Jack Leasure Coastal Carolina Senior 3.82/ History
Brett Winkelman North Dakota State Junior 3.84/ Industrial engineering & Management
Second Team
Player School Class GPA/Major
A. J. Graves Butler Senior 3.35/ Actuarial Science
Bryan Mullins Southern Illinois Junior 4.00/ Finance
Drew Neitzel Michigan State Senior 3.27/ Interdisciplinary Studies
Joe Reitz Western Michigan Senior 3.72/ Finance
Michael Schachtner Wisconsin-Green Bay Junior 3.81/ Psychology
Third Team
Player School Class GPA/Major
Ryan Bright Sam Houston State Senior 3.59/ Political science
Matt Nelson Boise State Senior 3.52/ Business
Greg Paulus Duke Junior 3.30/ Political Science
Alex Ruoff West Virginia Junior 3.79/ History
Drew Streicher Butler Graduate 3.95/ Chemistry, MBA

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