SUSLA coach, player receive LABC honor
- 5/3/2014 -
SUSLA men's head basketball coach David Francis and Port City Jags player Mark Gray were recently selected Coach and Player of the Year, respectively, by the Louisiana Association of Basketball Coaches (LABC).
Gray averaged 14 points, 10 rebounds, and four assists. Francis led Southern Shreveport (20-7) to the Miss-Lou Conference championship and the NJCAA Region 23 tournament.
The duo were honored during the 40th annual LABC Banquet, May, 3, 2014.
The Louisiana Association of Basketball Coaches was founded on September 18, 1974 when representatives from 14 Louisiana universities and colleges met in Baton Rouge for the sole purpose of forming an organization to promote basketball on all levels in the State of Louisiana. It was the first state-level organization of its kind in the nation.