Millsap Named to LSWAs First Team


Posted Apr 15, 2006 19:06:57

Millsap Named to LSWA?s First Team

RUSTON, La. -- Louisiana Tech?s junior star forward Paul Millsap has been named to the Louisiana Sports Writers Association?s first team for men?s basketball for 2005-06.

Millsap joins Glen Davis and Tyrus Thomas of LSU, Clifton Lee of Northwestern State and Ricky Woods of Southeastern Louisiana on the first team. Millsap averaged the most points and rebounds of all the candidates for the honor.

Millsap, who won his third consecutive NCAA Rebounding Championship by averaging 13.3 boards per game, declared himself eligible for the NBA draft April 4 and will not return for his senior season of play.

First Team
Player (Votes) School Stats
Glen Davis LSU 18.6 ppg, 9.7 rpg
Paul Millsap Louisiana Tech 19.7 ppg, 13.3 rpg
Clifton Lee Northwestern State 14.2 ppg, 6.4 rpg
Tyrus Thomas LSU 12.3 ppg, 9.2 rpg
Ricky Woods Southeastern Louisiana 17.8 ppg, 10.9 rpg

Second Team
Darrel Mitchell LSU
Dwayne Mitchell Louisiana-Lafayette 16.6 ppg, 8.2 rpg
Brion Rush Grambling 25.8 ppg, 7.0 rpg
Peter Cipriano Southern 10.2 ppg, 8.5 rpg
Fredricko Payne LSU-Shreveport 20.0 ppg

Third Team
Michael Southall Louisiana-Lafayette 15.0 ppg, 8.0 rpg
Tasmin Mitchell LSU 11.4 ppg, 5.6 rpg
Jermaine Wallace Northwestern State 9.8 ppg, 3.0 rpg
J.T. Williams McNeese State 16.0 ppg, 5.6 rpg
Quincy Davis Tulane 13.1 ppg, 5.8 rpg

Coach of the Year
John Brady (LSU)

Player of the Year
Glen Davis (LSU)

Newcomer of the Year
Luke Rogers (Northwestern State)

Freshman of the Year
Tyrus Thomas (LSU)