Basketball's Mays Named CoSIDA Academic All-District

by Kent Lowe (@LSUkent)
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Basketball's Mays Named CoSIDA Academic All-District

BATON ROUGE – LSU sophomore guard Skylar Mays was one of five players named to the District 6 Academic All-District Team announced Thursday by CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of America).

The Academic All-District Men’s Basketball Team recognizes the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances on the court and in the classroom.

District 6 covers Arkansas, Iowa, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

Mays has a 4.01 GPA and is majoring in biological sciences. He has started every game this season for the Tigers and is averaging 11.1 points per game, 4.0 rebounds a game and 3.2 assists per game. He has made 36 treys and 68-of-80 free throws (85 percent). He started 25 games at point guard as a freshman.

Academic All-District honorees advance to the CoSIDA academic All-America Team ballot, with first-second- and third-team Academic All-America honorees to be announced in March.