Six earn presigious President's Council Academic Award
Salukis finish tied for fourth place and will be the No. 6 seed and play Northern Iowa next Friday night at 8:35 p.m.
Saluki senior guard received stellar marks at Army's LDAC training.
Salukis look to snap four-game losing streak.
Walk-on player who saw action in nine games and made his first-career start on Senior Day on March 1 versus Illinois State...Made 3-pointers versus Missouri S&T, at Illinois State and versus Missouri State.
Joined the team as a walk-on and went on to play significant minutes off the bench in 23 games...Recorded a career-high six points versus Creighton...Played double-digit minutes in three games.
Averaged 20 points, 5 assists and 5 rebounds as a senior for Class 3A Mt. Zion High School in 2009...Mt. Zion lost to Decatur MacArthur in Regionals...Named All-Conference and All-County his senior year...Played three seasons of varsity basketball for coach Jay Driscoll...Also played football his senior year.
Born Oct. 21, 1990, in Decatur, Ill...Son of Tom and Tami Long...Father is an engineer and mother is a medical transcripitionist...Has three siblings, including an identical twin brother, Caleb, who played in seven games for the Salukis as a walk-on during the 2009-10 season. Majoring in sports administration with a minor in military science.
|Thursday, Mar 5|
|Men's Basketball||St. Louis, Mo.||6:05 PM||Free Audio|
|Friday, Mar 6|
|Men's Basketball||St. Louis, Mo.||12:00 PM||Free Audio|
|Saturday, Mar 7|
|Men's Basketball||St. Louis, Mo.||1:30 PM||Free Audio|
|Sunday, Mar 8|
|Men's Basketball||St. Louis, Mo.||1:00 PM||Free Audio|