The Southern States Athletic Conference honored seven Loyola University New Orleans basketball players with postseason awards as announced at the Tournament Banquet on Wednesday.
Despite four players in double figures, Loyola University New Orleans fell 81-63 to the NAIA’s #2 ranked, and SSAC East’s top seed Lee University on Thursday afternoon in the SSAC tournament.
McCall Tomeny continued his hot play as he scored 40 points and had 14 rebounds to lead Loyola University New Orleans to a 99-72 victory over College of Coastal Georgia.
The Loyola University New Orleans Men’s and Women’s basketball teams start SSAC tournament play on Wednesday, February 27th at the Multiplex at Cramton Bowl in Montgomery, Alabama. You can listen to live radio broadcasts of the games all week.
First player of the week award in Tomeny's career
Loyola University New Orleans men’s basketball team will open the SSAC Conference Tournament against Coastal Georgia on Wednesday at 12:45 p.m.at the Multiplex at Cramton Bowl in Montgomery, Alabama.
Loyola fell 79-78 in overtime to AUM in the regular season finale Saturday at AUM’s Physical Education Complex. Michael Acoff hit a layup with one second remaining to give AUM the win after Aleksander Matoski had sent the game to overtime.
Loyola University New Orleans opened their series against William Carey University with a 2-1 victory over their SSAC rivals. However, the Crusaders bounced back by winning game two of the doubleheader 8-2 on Saturday at Segnette Field.
Loyola University New Orleans is set to take on Auburn University Montgomery with third place in the SSAC’s western division on the line in the regular season finale. The game will tip off at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 23rd at AUM’s Physical Education Complex.
Loyola University New Orleans fell to Belhaven University 72-69 in overtime on Thursday night in Heidelberg Gymnasium. McCall Tomeny tied the game late in regulation but Loyola could not hit a last second shot to force a second extra period.