New Orleans, La.- Loyola University New Orleans men’s basketball program will honor 12 members of the All-Decade
Team during halftime of Saturday’s game against St. Thomas (Fla.). Tip off is slated for 7 p.m. in The Den. The event
will be held in conjunction with a Tailgate Party co-sponsored with the Office of Alumni Relations.
The members of the All-Decade Team are as follows:
In just two seasons, Chad Barnes scored 1,191 points in his career which ranks 13th on the all-time scoring list and the
second most for any Loyola player in two seasons. In 2002-03, the Jesuit grad scored 690 points which is the most
in a single season in Loyola history. In 2001-02, he scored 501 points- the 10th highest total in Loyola history. He
also made a Loyola record 11 three pointers in a game against William Carey in the 2002-03 season. Barnes was a
two time All-GCAC performer. Torry Beaulieu was the 21st player in Loyola history to eclipse the 1,000 point total. The Baton Rouge native
finished his career with 1,397 points which is seventh all time. He also handed out 486 assists in his career.
Sean Bennett is the tenth leading scorer in Loyola history with 1,397 points. The St. Paul’s grad holds the Loyola
record for three pointers in a single season with 77. He also had a career high seven three pointers in a game which
is tied for second in Loyola history.
The only active member on the list, Ryan Brock currently has 1,201 points in his career which is 13th on the all time
scoring list and the highest two season total in Loyola history. In 2008-09, the Brother Martin grad scored 578
points, the sixth most in a single season in Loyola history. He scored 572 points in 2009-10 for the seventh highest
single season total. Brock is a two time All-GCAC and All-Louisiana performer. He was named NAIA All-American
Honorable Mention in 2008-09 and third team All-American in 2009-10.
James Bunn scored 1,147 points in his career which is 15th on the Loyola career points list and was a defensive stopper
for the Wolfpack. The Tampa native was a Daktronics NAIA Scholar Athlete in 2006 and 2007.
Mario Faranda finished his Loyola career with 709 points and 405 rebounds. Faranda came to Loyola from Italy after
prepping at St. Stanislaus High in Bay St. Louis. He was a Daktronics NAIA Scholar Athlete in 2007-08.
Jonathan Hernandez finished his career with the Wolfpack with 1,238 points which is 12th on the all-time scoring
list. He also had 478 rebounds and 343 assists in his career. In 2003-04, the Jesuit grad scored a career high
428 points on the season and earned All-GCAC honors. Hernandez played for Loyola from 2000-04.
The only member of the Loyola Hall of Fame on the list, Yussef Jasmine is the fifth leading scorer in Wolfpack
history with 1,418 points. He led the Wolfpack in scoring and rebounding his junior and senior seasons. Jasmine was
an All-GCAC selection in 2000.
Dawson McCall came to Loyola after prepping at St. Stanislaus in Bay St. Louis. One of the best defenders in
Loyola history, McCall routinely shut down the opponent’s best player on a nightly basis.
Nick Tusynski finished his career last year with 800 points and 643 rebounds. The Dallas native was a two time NAIA
Zach Tyson scored 1,017 points in his career which is the 22nd on the all-time scoring list. He was named to the
All-GCAC team in 2005 and averaged 12.3 points per game that season.
Luke Zumo is the third leading scorer in Loyola history with 1,573 points. In 2006-07, the Baton Rouge native hit a
Wolfpack record 88 three pointers in a season. In 2007-08, Zumo scored 522 points which is tied for seventh on the
Loyola single season list. That same year, he was honored as All-GCAC and NAIA All-American Honorable Mention. Zumo
was also a two time Daktronics NAIA Scholar Athlete.
“We are delighted to be honoring these twelve gentlemen and are extremely grateful for the dedication and commitment
they portrayed while wearing the maroon and gold. While at Loyola, they were outstanding ambassadors on and off the
court, and we are proud of the contributions they are now making to their respective communities,” said Loyola head
basketball coach Dr. Michael Giorlando.
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