March 31, 2002
NEW ORLEANS, La. - Tulane University junior Brandon Brown (Houma, La.) was named to the All-Louisiana Second Team in voting by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association.
Brown was the leading scorer and rebounder for the Green Wave, finishing the season with 14.9 points and 7.4 rebounds per game. He was also among the best in Conference USA with his .553 field-goal percentage. In addition to All-Louisiana, Brown has earned recognition as All-Conference USA and All-District by the NABC.
"Brandon Brown is a player who has worked very hard to make himself a premier player," Tulane coach Shawn Finney said. "It is great to see him honored by the coaches and media for his efforts."
Brown and the Green Wave finished with a 14-15 overall record this year. Playing as the 12th seed in the Conference USA Tournament, the Wave upended No. 5 seed Saint Louis in the first round, before falling to four seed Charlotte in the quarterfinals.
The All-Louisiana First Team was made up of Gerrod Henderson (Louisiana Tech), Ronald Dupree (LSU), Hector Romero (New Orleans), Paul Haynes (Grambling) and Wojciech Myrda (Louisiana Tech).
Brown was joined on the Second Team by Andrew Wisniewski (Centenary), Fred Gentry (McNeese State), Anthony Johnson (UL-Lafayette) and Torris Bright (LSU).
Michael Southall (UL-Lafayette), Brian Lubeck (UL-Monroe), Michael Byars-Dawson (Northwestern State), Antonio Hudson (LSU) and D'or Fischer (Northwestern State) comprised the Third Team.
Louisiana Tech's Henderson collected Louisiana Player of the Year honors, while Hector Romero from UNO was the Newcomer of the Year and LSU's Antonio Hudson was the Freshman of the Year. McNeese State head coach Tic Price earned Louisiana Coach of the Year honors.
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