Six earn presigious President's Council Academic Award
The Salukis will honor three senior players -- Kendal Brown-Surles, Jeff Early and T.J. Lindsay -- during pre-game ceremonies.
Saluki Football to host pre-game reception in Cook Club open to the public.
Sophomore guard averages 4.5 points and 2.3 rebounds per game for SIU.
Suffered a career-ending knee injury and is serving as an undergraduate student assistant coach.
Missed the final eight games of the season with a knee injury...Made 24-of-47 (.511) shots from the field in conference games after going 10-for-29 (.345) in non-conference games...Scored the go-ahead basket with 90 seconds remaining in win over Green Bay...Missed the Saint Louis game with a foot injury
Played 21 games and made nine starts...Missed the last 10 games of the season with a leg injury...Came off the bench to score a career-high 15 points vs. Illinois State on Jan. 1...Played both the "2" guard and the point.
Pace Academy High School
Scored more than 2,000 points in his high school career and averaged 21.2 points per game last season for Pace Academy...Led his team to a 26-4 record and also averaged 8.0 rebounds, 4.2 assists and 3.4 steals... Named First-Team All-State, First-Team All-City and was a McDonald's All-America nominee...As a junior, Swan averaged 22.3 points, 9.1 rebounds, 4.6 assists and 3.0 steals...He was also the Region 5A Player of the Year and First-Team All-State...In football, Swan scored 22 touchdowns, including four kickoff returns for TD, as a wide receiver last season...He was the team's MVP and was named First-Team All-State.
Pace is a private school with an enrollment of approximately 300...Son of Steve and Cheria Swan...Father is retired from the Army and mother is an accountant...Born Dec. 16, 1992 in Dallas, Texas...Has an older sister and a younger brother...Boydston Endowed Scholarship winner for 2012-13.