(New Orleans, La.) The Loyola University New Orleans men’s basketball team was tabbed for a fourth place finish in the western division of the SSAC men’s basketball preseason rankings released by the Southern States Athletic Conference on Sunday.
The NABC named Manuel “Rocco” Gandara, Cameron Hill, and Steve Davis to the 2012-2013 Honors Court. Additionally the Loyola men’s basketball team earned the NABC Inaugural Team Academic Excellence Award.
Loyola University New Orleans athletic director and head men’s basketball coach Dr. Michael Giorlando has announced that Derek Graves, Jalen Gray, and Nate Pierre have signed letters of intent to play for the Wolf Pack next year.
Loyola University New Orleans forward Robert Lovaglio was named third team All-Louisiana Men’s Basketball Team for the 2012-13 season by the Louisiana Sports Writer’s Association on Saturday.
McCall Tomeny was named to the SSAC All-Tournament team for his play in the conference tournament last week held at the Multiplex at Cramton Bowl in Montgomery, Alabama.
The Southern States Athletic Conference honored seven Loyola University New Orleans basketball players with postseason awards as announced at the Tournament Banquet on Wednesday.