Stewart makes All-Louisiana men's basketball third team
For immediate release . . . April 7, 2007
NEW ORLEANS — Guard Mark Stewart of Xavier University of Louisiana is
a third-team selection on the 2006-07 All-Louisiana men's basketball
The Louisiana Sports Writers Association chose the team. Stewart, a
6-foot-1 junior from Destrehan, La. (Destrehan High School), is the first
Xavier player to make the men's team since Merlin Peters in 1990-91.
Stewart led the Gold Rush (22-10) with a 16.8 scoring average and set
Xavier records for 3-pointers made in a season (109) and career (202).
He scored a game-high 19 points, including five 3-pointers, in Xavier's
82-79 upset March 15 of NAIA No. 3 Georgetown (Ky.) — the Gold Rush's
first victory in the national tournament since 1973.
Xavier overcame an 0-4 start in the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference to
earn a share of the regular-season championship with Tougaloo. Stewart
and backcourt teammate Shaun Dumas were selected to the All-GCAC team.
University of New Orleans junior guard Bo McCalebb, who averaged 25
points per game and ranked sixth in NCAA Division I, is the Player of the
2006-07 All-Louisiana Men's Basketball Team
selected by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association
Bo McCalebb, New Orleans, 6-0 junior, New Orleans
Glen Davis, LSU, 6-9 junior, Baton Rouge, La.
Stefan Blaszczynski, Nicholls State, 6-6 senior, Sydney, Australia
Tasmin Mitchell, LSU, 6-8 sophomore, Denham Springs, La.
Trey McDowell, Louisiana Tech, 6-3 senior, Beaumont, Texas
Tony Hooper, Louisiana-Monroe, 5-11 sophomore, Houston, Texas
David Gomez, Tulane, 6-8 junior, Baton Rouge, La.
Andre Ratliff, Grambling, 5-10 junior, Pontiac, Mich.
Daryl Cohen, Southeastern Louisiana, 6-4 senior, Century, Fla.
Alexander Starr, Centenary, 6-5 senior, Dallas, Texas
Jarvis Bradley, McNeese State, 6-5 junior, Dallas, Texas
Luke Rogers, Northwestern State, 6-1 senior, Chicago, Ill.
Josh Johnson, Louisiana College, 6-5 sophomore, Ruston, La.
Elijah Millsap, Louisiana-Lafayette, 6-5 freshman, Grambling, La.
Mark Stewart, Xavier, 6-1 junior, Destrehan, La.
Player of the Year: Bo McCalebb, New Orleans
Newcomer of the Year: Jonas Brown, Louisiana-Monroe, 6-3 junior,
Freshman of the Year: Elijah Millsap, Louisiana-Lafayette
Coach of the Year: Orlando Early, Louisiana-Monroe