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Billingsley Earns First Team All-Louisiana Honors

TULANEGREENWAVE.COM Ledaryl Billingsley continues to have his excellent senior season recognized with awards.
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Ledaryl Billingsley continues to have his excellent senior season recognized with awards.
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April 2, 2001

NEW ORLEANS, La. - Senior Ledaryl Billingsley (Chicago, Ill.) has been named to the All-Louisiana Men's Basketball First Team as selected by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association.

Billinglsey has also been named to the All-Conference USA Second Team and the NABC All-District Second Team.

The lone senior on the Tulane roster, Billingsley led the Green Wave with 18.0 points and 9.2 rebounds per game. Those numbers ranked fourth and second in Conference USA, respectively. The 6-7 Chicago native scored 38 points and grabbed 18 rebounds against NCAA Tournament entry Charlotte on the way to becoming just the sixth player in school history to record 1,200 career points and 700 rebounds.

Billinglsey was joined on the First Team by Centenary's Ronnie McCollum, who was named the Louisiana Player of the Year, as well as Gerrod Henderson (Louisiana Tech), Demond Mallet (McNeese State) and Ronald Dupree (LSU).