Ulis named to NABC All-America Second Team

03/28/2016 10:28 AM

Kentucky sophomore point guard Tyler Ulis has been named to the third of four NCAA-recognized All-America honors after being tabbed to the National Association of Basketball Coaches All-America Second Team on Monday.

Ulis has now been named an All-American by the Sporting News (first team), the U.S. Basketball Writers Association (second team) and the NABC (second team). The Associated Press, the fourth NCAA-recognized All-America team, has not been released yet and will determine if Ulis is a consensus All-American.

Ulis is the eighth Wildcat to be named an NABC All-American during the John Calipari era. Willie Cauley-Stein was a first-team selection, while Karl-Anthony Towns was named to the second team last season.

Later this week he will be in Houston as one of four finalists for the Naismith Trophy, awarded annually to the nation’s most outstanding player of the year.

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