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Louisville's Jordan Nwora a third-team All-America selection

Jordan Nwora, a forward at Louisville and a Park School graduate, is a third-team Associated Press All-America selection.

The Associated Press announced its postseason honors Friday.

Nwora, a 6-foot-8, 225 pound forward, averaged 18 points, 7.7 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 31 games for the Cardinals. He finished the season as the Atlantic Coast Conference's third-leading scorer, behind Syracuse's Elijah Hughes (19 points per game) and North Carolina's Cole Anthony (18.5). Nwora was also eighth in the ACC in rebounds.

Nwora also shot 44 percent on field goals, and 40.2 percent on 3-point attempts. He also shot 81.3 percent on free throws for the Cardinals, who finished 27-7 and 15-5 in the ACC.

Nwora is expected to re-enter the NBA draft. He entered the draft in March 2019 after two seasons at Louisville, and was projected as either a low first-round pick or a high second-round pick.

But an injury to his right calf last spring kept him out of workouts at the NBA combine and with NBA teams. In May, he decided to return to the Cardinals for a third season.

Dayton's Obi Toppin, Iowa’s Luka Garza, Marquette’s Markus Howard, Myles Powell of Seton Hall and Oregon’s Payton Pritchard were first-team AP All-America selections. Toppin was the only unanimous first-team selection.

Kansas' Devon Dotson and Udoka Azubuike, San Diego State's Malachi Flynn, Michigan State's Cassius Winston and Duke's Vernon Carey were second-team All-America selections.

Nwora, Gonzaga's Filip Petrusev, Duke's Tre Jones, Baylor's Jared Butler and Maryland's Jalen Smith were third-team All-America selections.

Minnesota's Daniel Oturu, Kentucky's Immanuel Quickley, Creighton's Marcus Zegarowski, Villanova's Saddiq Bey and Arkansas' Mason Jones were honorable mention selections.

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