Willie Cauley-Stein named Kentucky’s 25th consensus First Team All-American

Willie Cauley-Stein - photo by Walter Cornett
Willie Cauley-Stein – photo by Walter Cornett

became Kentucky’s 25th consensus First Team on Monday after the Associated Press and National Association of Basketball Coaches each selected the 7-foot junior as a first-teamer.

The recognizes the Sporting News, AP, NABC and United States Basketball Writers Association All-America teams in considering consensus All-Americans.

Cauley-Stein was named a First Team by the USBWA and Sporting News earlier this season.

Now with 25 consensus First Team selections in its history, tied Purdue and for the second most consensus First Team All-Americans all-time. has the most with 28.

Karl-Anthony Towns was also named to the AP and NABC’s Second Team on Monday. Towns became a consensus Second Team as he was also a Third Team All-America selection by the Sporting News.

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