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LSWA 2016-17 All-Louisiana Men's College Basketball Team

FIRST TEAM
Antonio Blakeney, LSU - 17.2 ppg, 4.8 rpg, 1.7 apg, 2016-17 Second Team All-SEC
Erik McCree, Louisiana Tech - 17.7 ppg., 8.9 rpg., First Team All-Conference USA
James Sapp, Centenary - 21.5 ppg., 10.1 rpg., 2017 SCAC Player of the Year
Erik Thomas, New Orleans - 19.5 ppg, 7.8 rpg, Southland Conference Player of the Year
Jay Wright, UL Lafayette - 16.2 ppg., 2.5 rpg., 3.9 apg., SBC Defensive Player of the Year
SECOND TEAM
Demetric Austin, Dillard - 20.8 ppg., 8.5 rpg., 2017 First-Team All-GCAC
Johnny Griffin, Jr., Loyola - 14.3 ppg., 10.0 rpg., SSAC First Team, SSAC Defensive Player of the Year
Shawn Prudhomme, Southern - 17.5 ppg., 5.9 rpg., First-Team All-SWAC
Raheem Regis, Louisiana College - 16.8 ppg., 8.8 rpg., Second-Team All-ASC
Brian Sylvester, LSU Alexandria - 14.0 ppg., 7.8 rpg., NAIA First Team All-America
THIRD TEAM
Frank Bartley, UL Lafayette - 15.3 ppg., 4.3 rpg., 2.6 apg., SBC Newcomer of the Year
Jacobi Boykins, Louisiana Tech - 14.7 ppg., 4.7 rpg., C-USA All-Defensive Team
Cameron Reynolds, Tulane - 17.0 ppg., 6.8 rpg., 2017 AAC Most Improved Player of the Year
Bryce Washington, UL Lafayette - 13.5 ppg., 11.2 rpg., Second-Team All-Sun Belt Conference
Zeek Woodley, Northwestern State - 19.2 ppg,. 3.5 rpg., Preseason First-Team All-Southland Conference
HONORABLE MENTION
Brandon Moss, LSU Alexandria; Liam Thomas, Nicholls; Avery Ugba, Grambling; Marlain Veal, Southeastern Louisiana
PLAYER OF THE YEAR – Erik Thomas, New Orleans
NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR – Frank Bartley, UL Lafayette
FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR – DaQuan Bracey, Louisiana Tech
COACH OF THE YEAR – Mark Slessinger, New Orleans



LSWA 2016 All-Louisiana Men's College Basketball Team

First team

With game averages

Majok Deng, UL-Monroe — 18.4 points

Alex Hamilton, Louisiana Tech – 20.0 points

Shawn Long, UL-Lafayette – 18.8 points

Ben Simmons, LSU – 19.2 points

Zeek Woodley, Northwestern State – 22.2 points

Second team

Demetric Austin, Dillard – 19.8 points

DeAngelo Coleman, LSU Alexandria – 14.4 points

Travion Kirkendoll, Centenary – 19.8 points

Erik McCree, Louisiana Tech – 16.5 points

Morris Wright, Xavier – 18.6 points

Third team

Antonio Blakeney, LSU – 12.6 points

Anthony Gaines, Louisiana College – 18.6 points

Johnny Griffin Jr., Loyola – 14.7 points

Keith Hornsby, LSU – 13.1 points

Adrian Rodgers, Southern – 16.6 points

Honorable mention

Christavious Gill; UNO; Tim Quarterman, LSU; Justin Roberson, UL-Monroe

Special honors

Player of the year — Ben Simmons, LSU

Newcomer of the year — Demetric Austin, Dillard

Freshman of the year — Ben Simmons, LSU

Coach of the year — Larry Cordaro, LSU Alexandria


LSWA 2015 All-Louisiana Men’s College Basketball Team

FIRST TEAM ALL-LOUISIANA

NAME, SCHOOL/CL./POS./HOMETOWN/NOTES

Desharick Guidry, McNeese State/Sr./F/Lake Charles, La./SLC First Team, 17.3 ppg, 11.2 rpg

Shawn Long, UL-Lafayette/Jr./F-C/Morgan City, La./Top 5 pts-reb SBC, 16.2 ppg, 10.2 rpg

Jarell Martin, LSU/So./F/Baton Rouge, La./SEC First Team, 16.9 ppg, 9.2 rpg, 3rd SEC pts-reb

Jordan Mickey, LSU/So./F/Dallas, Texas/SEC First Team, 15.4 ppg, 9.9 rpg, 3.64 bpg

Jalan West, Northwestern State, Jr./PG/Bossier City, La./SLC POY, 19.6 ppg, NCAA best 7.7 apg

Player of the Year: Jarell Martin, LSU

Voting: Martin 15; West, Northwestern State 13; Smith, Louisiana Tech 2; Long, UL-Lafayette 1

Co-Freshmen of the Year: Jalyn Patterson, LSU & Bryce Washington, UL Lafayette

Voting: Patterson, LSU 9; Washington, UL-Lafayette 9; McWright, LSUS 6; Parker, Loyola 4; Salvant, Xavier 2; Osetkowski, Tulane 1

Newcomer of the Year: Keith Hornsby, LSU

Voting: Hornsby, LSU 15; Jackson, Southeastern  7; Deng, ULM 6; James, LSUS 2; Wright, UL-Lafayette 1.

Coach of the Year: Keith Richard, ULM

Voting: Richard, ULM 16; White, Louisiana Tech 12; Jones, LSU 2; Jackson, Xavier 1

SECOND TEAM ALL-LOUISIANA

NAME, SCHOOL/CL./POS./HOMETOWN/NOTES

Raheem Appleby, Louisiana Tech/Sr./G/Jacksonville, Ark./All-C-USA Second Team, 15.1 ppg, 2.7 rpg

Alex Hamilton, Louisiana Tech/Jr./G/Chipley, Fla./All-C-USA Second Team, 15.0 ppg, 3.3 rpg, 2.7 apg

Tylor Ongwae, ULM/Sr./F/Eldoret, Kenya/All-SBC First Team, 14.3 ppg, 6.6 rpg

Kenneth ‘Speedy’ Smith, Louisiana Tech/Sr./G/St. Petersburg, Fla./C-USA POY, 6.4 ppg, 4.0 rpg, 7.5 apg

Zeek Woodley, Northwestern State/So./G/All-SLC Second Team, 22.6 ppg, 5.1 rpg

THIRD TEAM ALL-LOUISIANA

NAME, SCHOOL/CL./POS./HOMETOWN/NOTES

Louis Dabney, Tulane/Jr./G/New Orleans, La./All-American Conf. Second Team, 13.6 ppg, 3.3 rpg

Majok Deng, ULM/Jr./F/Adelaide, Australia/All-SBC Second Team, 10.2 ppg, 7.4 rpg

Kevin Hardy, McNeese State/Sr./G/Lake Charles, La./All-SLC Third Team, 13.6 ppg, 6.7 rpg, 4.0 apg

Keith Hornsby, LSU/Jr./G/Williamsburg, Va./13.4 ppg, 4.2 rpg, 26 double figure games

James Sapp, Centenary/So./F/Shongaloo, La./SCAC POY, 16.3 ppg, 8.0 rpg

HONORABLE MENTION

Zay Jackson, Southeastern, Jr., G, Hammond, La.;  Lyndale James, LSUS, Jr, F, Bossier City, La.; Tim Quarterman, LSU, So., G, Savannah, Ga.; Adrian Rodgers, Southern, Jr., G, Atlanta, Ga.; Morris Wright, Xavier, So., G, Zachary, La.


LSWA 2014 All-Louisiana Men's Basketball Team


FIRST TEAM
Elfrid Payton, Louisiana, G, Jr., Gretna, La. – 19.1 ppg., 5.9 rpg., 6.0 assists, 2.3 steals
Johnny O'Bryant III, LSU, F, Jr., Cleveland, Miss. – 15.5 ppg., 7.8 rpg.
Jalan West, Northwestern State, G, So., Bossier City, La. – 19.4 ppg., 4.0 rpg., 6.4 assists, 2.5 steals
Shawn Long, Louisiana, F, So., Morgan City, La. – 18.7 ppg., 10.5 rpg., 2.7 blocks
Jonathan Blount, Centenary, Sr., G, Shreveport, La. – 24.4 ppg., 3.6 rpg.

SECOND TEAM
Kenneth Smith, Louisiana Tech, G, Jr., St. Petersburg, Fla. – 7.5 ppg., 3.5 rpg., 7.9 assists, 2.5 steals
Brandon Davis, LSU-Shreveport, G, Sr., Pomona, Calif. – 19.0 ppg., 12.8 rpg., 3.0 assists
Jordan Mickey, LSU, F, Fr., Dallas Texas – 12.8 ppg., 7.9 rpg., 3.1 blocks
Ledrick Eackles, McNeese State, G, Sr., Zachary, La. – 17.8 ppg., 4.9 rpg., 2.4 assists, 1.5 steals
Louis Dabney, Tulane, G, So., New Orleans, La. – 15.2 ppg., 4.1 rpg., 2.0 assists

THIRD TEAM
Will Nelson, LSU-Shreveport, F, Sr., Port Allen, La. – 22.7 ppg., 9.7 rpg., 1.1 assists
Tylor Ongwae, ULM, F, Jr., Eldoret, Kenya – 16.2 ppg., 5.8 rpg., 1.4 assists
Calvin Godfrey, Southern, F, Jr., Milwaukee, Wisc. – 12.9 ppg., 8.8 rpg.
Alex Hamilton, Louisiana Tech, G, So., Chipley, Fla. – 14.6 ppg., 3.6 rpg., 2.9 assists
McCall Tomeny, Loyola, F, Jr., Baton Rouge, La. – 16.7 ppg., 8.1 rpg.

HONORABLE MENTION
Dantrell Thomas, Nicholls State; DeQuan Hicks, Northwestern State; Morris Wright, Xavier.

PLAYER OF THE YEAR:  Elfrid Payton, Louisiana
Voting: Payton (19), Johnny O'Bryant III, LSU (5), Jalan West, Northwestern State (3), Brandon Davis, LSU-Shreveport (1), Calvin Godfrey, Southern (1), Kenneth Smith, Louisiana Tech (1), Jonathan Blount, Centenary (1).

NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR: Will Nelson, LSU-Shreveport
Voting: Nelson (17), Tylor Ongwae, ULM (10), Calvin Godfrey, Southern (5), Xavian Rimmer, Louisiana (1).

FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR: Jordan Mickey, LSU
Voting: Mickey (21), Jonathan Stark, Tulane (5), Zeek Woodley, Northwestern State (3), Kendall Demouchet, Centenary (1), No vote (1).

COACH OF THE YEAR: Bob Marlin, Louisiana
Voting: Marlin (15.5), Michael White, Louisiana Tech (10.5), Adam Walsh, Centenary (3), Dannton Jackson, Xavier (1), Roman Banks, Southern (1).



LSWA 2013 All-Louisiana Men's Basketball Team

FIRST TEAM

Josh Davis, Tulane, F, Jr., Raleigh, N.C. – 17.6 ppg., 10.7 rpg.
Johnny O’Bryant, LSU, F, Soph., Cleveland, Miss. – 13.6 ppg., 8.7 rpg.
Raheem Appleby, Louisiana Tech, G, Soph., Jacksonville, Ark. – 14.9 ppg., 2.7 rpg.
Fred Hunter, Nicholls State, F, Sr., Denton, Texas – 19.9 ppg., 8.1 rpg.
Derick Beltran, Southern, G, Sr., Riverview, Fla. – 15.9 ppg., 4.5 rpg.

SECOND TEAM
Elfrid Payton, Louisiana, G, Soph., Gretna, La. – 15.9 ppg., 5.6 rpg., 5.5 assists
Brandon Fortenberry, Southeastern Louisiana, G, Sr., Picayune, Miss. - 14.9 ppg., 4.5 rpg.
Brandon Davis, LSU-Shreveport, F, Jr., Pomona, Calif. – 21.8 ppg., 12.4 rpg., 3.9 assists
DeQuan Hicks, Northwestern State, F, Jr., Racine, Wisc. – 14.0 ppg., 5.9 rpg., 1.6 steals
Jonathan Blount, Centenary, G, Jr., Shreveport, La. – 21.0 ppg., 3.1 rpg.

THIRD TEAM
Shawn Long, Louisiana, F, Fr., Morgan City, La. – 15.5 ppg., 10.2 rpg.
Robert Lovaglio, Loyola, F, Jr., Winter Park, Fla. – 19.7 ppg., 6.2 rpg., 2.6 assists
Rodney Milum, LSU-Shreveport, G, Sr., Houston, Texas – 22.8 ppg., 2.9 rpg.
Malcolm Miller, Southern, G, Jr., Midland, Texas – 15.8 ppg., 6.0 rpg.
Ricky Tarrant, Tulane, G, Soph., Pleasant Grove, Ala. – 15.7 ppg., 2.8 rpg., 3.6 assists

HONORABLE MENTION
Anthony Hickey, LSU; Jarrain Jenkins, Dillard; Wanto Joseph, Xavier; Jalan West, Northwestern State; Shamir Davis, Northwestern State; Denzell Erves, Xavier.

Player of the Year: Josh Davis, Tulane
Voting: Davis, Tulane (9); Johnny O’Bryant, LSU (7); Fred Hunter, Nicholls (6); Jonathan Blount, Centenary (5); Brandon Davis, LSU-Shreveport (5); Raheem Appleby, Louisiana Tech (3); Derick Beltran, Southern (2); Elfrid Payton, Louisiana (1).

Newcomer of the Year: DeQuan Hicks, Northwestern State
Voting: Hicks, Northwestern State (16); Malcolm Miller, Southern (13); Rodney Milum, LSU-Shreveport (8); Shavon Coleman, LSU (1).

Freshman of the Year: Shawn Long, Louisiana-Lafayette
Voting: Long, Louisiana (28); Jalan West, Northwestern State (4); Jarrain Jenkins, Dillard (3); Alex Hamilton, Louisiana Tech (2); Terry Rose, Grambling (1).

Coach of the Year: Roman Banks, Southern
Voting: Banks, Southern (17); Michael White, Louisiana Tech (9); Mike McConathy, Northwestern State (8); Kyle Blankenship, LSU-Shreveport (4).

LSWA 2012 ALL-LOUISIANA MEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM

FIRST TEAM
Patrick Richard, McNeese State, F, Sr., Carencro, La. - 17.9 ppg., 6.4 rpg.
William Mosley, Northwestern State, C, Sr., Shreveport, La. - 11.7 ppg., 9.6 rpg., 4.1 blks
Justin Hamilton, LSU, C, Jr., Alpine, Utah - 12.9 ppg., 7.2 rpg., 1.3 blocks
Quincy Roberts, Grambling, G, Jr., Harrisburg, Pa. - 23.9 ppg., 6.0 rpg.
Ricky Tarrant, Tulane, G, Fr., Pleasant Grove, Ala. - 14.9 ppg., 3.6 rpg.

SECOND TEAM
Derrick Parker, LSU-Shreveport, F, Sr., Minden, La. - 19.4 ppg., 11.3 rpg.
Raheem Appleby, Louisiana Tech, G, Fr., Jacksonville, Ark. - 13.9 ppg., 2.4 rpg., 1.2 assists
Corey Gray, Loyola, G, Sr., Green, Ind. - 17.7 ppg., 4.3 rpg., 2.1 steals
Maxx Nakwaasah, Centenary, G, Sr., Dallas, Texas - 25.4 ppg., 8.6 rpg.
Josh Brown, Louisiana-Lafayette, G, Sr., Ruston, La. - 10.4 ppg., 6.4 rpg.

THIRD TEAM
Anthony Hickey, LSU, G, Fr., Hopkinsville, Ky. - 8.9 ppg., 3.6 rpg., 3.8 assists
Trevon Lewis, Nicholls State, F, Fr., Houma, La. - 12.6 ppg., 5.1 rpg.
Lovell Cook, New Orleans, F, Jr., New Orleans, La. - 14.0 ppg., 5.1 rpg.
Roosevelt Johnson, Southeastern Louisiana, F, Jr., Norco, La. - 11.5 ppg., 7.9 rpg.
Josh Davis, Tulane, F, Soph., Raleigh, N.C. - 11.2 ppg., 9.3 rpg.

HONORABLE MENTION
Quinton Doggett, Southern; Greg Shyne, LSU-Shreveport; Shamir Davis, Northwestern State; Robert Lovaglio, Loyola; Andre Stringer, LSU.

PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Patrick Richard, McNeese State

NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR: Justin Hamilton, LSU

FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR: Ricky Tarrant, Tulane

COACH OF THE YEAR: Roman Banks, Southern


LSWA 2011 All-­Louisiana Men's Basketball Team 


First Team 

Anatoly Bose, Nicholls State, F, Sr., 22.1 ppg, 5.9 rpg 

Kendall Timmons, Tulane, G/F, So., 17.0 ppg, 8.3 rpg 

Pat Richard, McNeese State, F, Jr., 15.9 ppg, 6.4 rpg

 Olu Ashaolu, Louisiana Tech, F, Jr., 14.2 ppg, 9.4 rpg 

Ryan Brock, Loyola, F, Sr., 22.0 ppg, 5.1 rpg, 3.3 apg

 Second Team 

William Mosley, Northwestern State, C, Jr., 7.9 ppg, 8.8 rpg, 4.9 bpg

 Will Pratt, Northwestern State, F, Sr., 17.8 ppg, 4.4 rpg 

Diego Kapelan, McNeese State, G, Sr., 15.0 ppg 

Zach Kinsley, New Orleans, G/F, Jr., 16.6 ppg, 4.1 rpg 

Justin Patton, Grambling, 13.2 ppg, 7.1 rpg 

Third Team 

Eric Young, LSU­Shreveport, G, Sr., 18.0 ppg, 7.9 rpg 

J.J. Thomas, Louisiana­Lafayette, F, Fr., 11.3 ppg, 6.2 rpg

 Derrick Parker, LSU­Shreveport, F, Jr., 16.2 ppg, 10.9 rpg

 Fred Brown, ULM, G, Jr., 13.8 ppg, 2.7 apg 

DeAndre Brown, Louisiana Tech, G, Sr., 15.8 ppg, 2.5 apg


 Honorable Mention: P.J. Alawoya (McNeese State), Devon Baker (Northwestern State), Trent Hutchin (Southeastern Louisiana), Brent Leduff (SUNO), Anthony Simmons (Xavier), Tommie Sykes (ULM), Rolston Turner (LSU) 


Player of the Year Anatoly Bose, Nicholls State 

Newcomer of the Year Eric Young, LSU­ Shreveport 

Freshman of the Year J.J. Thomas, Louisiana ­Lafayette

Coach of the Year Dave Simmons, McNeese State



2010 LSWA All-Louisiana Men's Basketball Team


First Team:

Anatoly Bose (Nicholls State)
Kyle Gibson (Louisiana Tech)
Tyren Johnson (Louisiana-Lafayette)
Tasmin Mitchell (LSU)
Derrick Parker (LSU-Shreveport)

Second Team:
Ryan Brock (Loyola)
Will Pratt (Northwestern State)
Magnum Rolle (Louisiana Tech)
Bo Spencer (LSU)
Patrick Sullivan (Southastern Louisiana)

Third Team:
Chris Gradnigo (Louisiana-Lafayette)
Michael Harvey (Xavier)
Fred Hunter (Nicholls State)
David Perez (Centenary)
Storm Warren (LSU)

Honorable Mention:
Olu Ashaolu (Louisiana Tech), Charles Carmouche (New Orleans), Dynile Forbers (ULM), Jamel Guyton (Louisiana Tech), Tony Hooper (ULM), Patrick Richard (McNeese State), Tommy Sykes (ULM)


Player of the Year:
Tyren Johnson (Louisiana-Lafayette)

Newcomer of the Year:
Will Pratt (Northwestern State)

Freshman of the Year:
Daman Starring (Centenary)

Coach of the Year:
Kerry Rupp (Louisiana Tech)