UNC's Bell, Larkins headline early awards
North Carolina senior Nikita Bell was named the ACC Defensive Player of the Year on Wednesday as the leauge unveiled its all-conference defensive and freshman teams.
The ACC Rookie of the Year will be released Thursday, followed by ACC Coach of the Year (Friday) and ACC Player of the Year (Saturday).
Bell, a forward/guard from Columbus, Ga., is the inaugural winner of the defensive award. She is joined on the five-member All-Defensive team -- selected by a vote of the league's 11 coaches ...
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