Posted March 26, 2012 on AP on Fox
Kansas forward Thomas Robinson is a unanimous pick for The Associated Press' All-America team, while Ohio State forward Jared Sullinger is a repeat selection. Draymond Green of Michigan State, freshman Anthony Davis of Kentucky and Creighton's Doug McDermott rounded out the team Monday. Robinson received first-team votes from all 65 members of the national media panel that selects the weekly Top 25. He is the first unanimous pick since Blake Griffin of Oklahoma in 2009. Sullinger is the first repeat All-America since Tyler Hansbrough of North Carolina in 2009. He is the first to do it as a freshman and sophomore since Chris Jackson of LSU in 1989 and 1990. With Davis' selection there has been at least one freshman on the first team five of the last six years.

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Jared Sullinger #0 and Lenzelle Smith, Jr. #32 of the Ohio State Buckeyes celebrate towards the end of the game against the Syracuse Orange during the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball East Regional Final at TD Garden on March 24, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images) Four Buckeyes scored in double figures as No. 2-seed Ohio State knocked off top-seed Syracuse...

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