Cardinal Basketball

Jordan Nwora Earns Third Team AP All American Honors

Chris Humphrey

Jordan Nwora didn’t get to put the final chapter in his Louisville story, but the Buffalo native will exit his Cardinal career with a pretty high honor.

Nwora has been named a third team Associated Press All American.

First Team

Obi Tobbin, Dayton
Luka Garza, Iowa
Markus Howard, Marquette
Myles Powell, Seton Hall
Payton Pritchard, Oregon

Second Team

Devon Dotson, Kansas
Udoka Azubuike, Kansas
Malachi Flynn, San Diego State
Cassius Winston, Michigan State
Vernon Carey Jr., Duke

Third Team

Jordan Nwora, Louisville
Filip Petrusev, Gonzaga
Jared Butler, Baylor
Tre Jones, Duke
Jalen Smith, Maryland

Nwora is the 21st All-America selection from the Louisville program and first since Russ Smith was a consensus first team All-America choice in 2014.

Jordan was the only player to rank among the ACC’s top ten in scoring (18.0 ppg, second in the ACC), rebounding (7.7, 8th), free throw percentage (.813, 4th), field goal percentage (.440, 8th) and three-pointers made per game (2.5, 2nd).

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