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Turner missed six games after breaking bones in his back when he fell after a dunk in December. The Buckeyes went .500 without him and then went on to the Big Ten title when he returned.
"I'm definitely honored to be a part of a team like that and to be recognized. It's really cool," said Turner, an honorable mention selection last year who thought about entering the draft as a sophomore. "I think I just grew mentally and the maturity of my game is really elevated. I think I've become a way better player. I think I've learned a lot in the extra year I've been here and I'm just really thankful I made the decision."
Johnson burst onto the national scene in his first season with the Orange after transferring from Iowa State. The 6-7 forward averaged 16.0 points and 8.4 rebounds in leading Syracuse to its first No. 1 ranking since 1990.
"It's a shock and it's an honor," he said of being selected. "Of all the players in the country that could have been awarded, they awarded me. It's an honor."
The 6-2 Reynolds averaged 18.5 points and shot 40 percent from 3-point range in becoming the Wildcats' go-to player with several spectacular second-half efforts.
"You go through a season not expecting to get All-American," Reynolds said. "You just go out there every day and try and do the best you can, try and play Villanova basketball. It's in the back of your head, but if you concentrate on that, that stuff will never come."
Wall and Cousins were Kentucky's first All-Americans since Ron Mercer in 1997. The other schools have all had players selected in the last five years: Hakim Warrick of Syracuse in 2005, Randy Foye of Villanova in 2006 and Oden in 2007.
James Anderson of Oklahoma State was sixth in the balloting with 27 votes and was joined on the second team by Sherron Collins of Kansas, Greivis Vasquez of Maryland, Jon Scheyer of Duke and Da'Sean Butler of West Virginia.
The third team was Greg Monroe of Georgetown, Cole Aldrich of Kansas, Damion James of Texas, Luke Harangody of Notre Dame and Darington Hobson of New Mexico.
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