Dumas receives All-Louisiana honorable mention
April 11, 2009
NEW ORLEANS — Shaun Dumas, a four-year men's
basketball standout for Xavier University of Louisiana, earned honorable
mention on the All-Louisiana team announced Saturday night.
Dumas, a 5-foot-11 senior guard from New Orleans
and a 2004 graduate of St. Augustine High School, averaged 14.7 points,
4.2 assists and 3.2 steals per game in 2008-09 and was the third Gold Rush
player in 27 seasons to lead the team in those categories in the same year.
He's a two-time NAIA Division I third-team All-American, a three-time All-Gulf
Coast Athletic Conference selection and a two-time GCAC Player of the Week.
He was GCAC Freshman of the Year in 2004-05.
His career totals include 1,434 points,
599 assists (third at XU), a school-record 380 steals and a
school-record-tying 129 games.
Xavier was 19-12 this past season and tied for fourth
place in the GCAC.
Dumas is the second player in Dannton Jackson's
six seasons as Xavier head coach to make the All-Louisiana team or receive
honorable mention. Mark Stewart was on the third team in 2006-07.
A Louisiana Sports Writers Association panel selected
the All-Louisiana team. All players from four-year universities in the state
2008-09 LSWA All-Louisiana Men's Basketball Team
First Team: Marcus Thornton, LSU; Tasmin Mitchell, LSU; Kyle Gibson,
Louisiana Tech; Kyndall Dykes, New Orleans; Ryan Bathie, Nicholls State.
Second Team: Ryan Brock, Loyola; Chris Davis, Southern;
Josh Johnson, Louisiana College; Garrett Temple, LSU; Bo Spencer, LSU.
Third Team: Magnum Rolle, Louisiana Tech; Kevin Sims, Tulane;
Chris Gatlin, LSU-Shreveport; Anatoly Bose, Nicholls State; Chris Johnson, LSU.
Player of the Year: Marcus Thornton, LSU
Newcomer of the Year: (tie) Mike Pilgrim, LSU-Shreveport; Malcolm Thomas, Louisiana-Monroe
Freshman of the Year: Fred Hunter, Nicholls State
Coach of the Year: Trent Johnson, LSU
Honorable Mention: Shawn Dumas, Xavier; Chase Adams, Centenary;
Mike Pilgrim, LSU-Shreveport; Nick Stallings, Centenary.
Xavier's All-Louisiana Men's Basketball Players
1972-73: Bruce Seals (first team)
1977-78: Evan Robinson (third team)
1981-82: Alvin "Bo" Dukes (third team)
1982-83: Eugene Johnson (third team)
1983-84: Rodolfo Gill (third team)
1984-85: Rodolfo Gill (third team)
1986-87: Juan Mercier (third team)
1987-88: Juan Mercier (second team)
1990-91: Merlin Peters (third team)
2006-07: Mark Stewart (third team)
2008-09: Shaun Dumas (honorable mention)