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Larry Blair Named To The Preseason Mid-Major All-American Team

October 31, 2006
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Blair Named To Preseason Mid-Major All-American Team.

Blair Named To Preseason Mid-Major All-American Team.

Senior guard Larry Blair has been named to the collegeinsider.com Preseason Mid-Major All-American team, Liberty University school officials announced.
 
The collegeinsider.com Preseason Mid-Major All-American team consists of 25 players, and Division I coaches and NBA scouts help in the selection process. Torrell Martin of Winthrop and Chris Oliver of Radford join Blair as the only players from the Big South Conference named to the team. 

Blair, (Charlotte, N.C.) who finished second in the Big South last season in scoring at 22.6 points per game, has been named to the Big South All-Conference squad three times during his career, including back-to-back first-team selections in 2005 and 2006. This is the sixth preseason team Blair has been named to this year. Athlon Sports, the Big South Conference, Sporting News, Street & Smith's and CBS Sportsline.com all voted Blair to their Big South All-Conference first team rosters while Lindy's named him to the second team. Athlon Sports named Blair as its Big South Preseason Player of the Year. 

Freshmen and junior college transfers are not considered for preseason honors.

Preseason Mid-Major All-American Team: 

Name
Pos
Ht.
Class
School
Antonie Agudio
G
6-3
Jr
Hofstra
Blake Ahearn
G
6-2
Sr
Missouri State
Larry Blair
G
6-0
Sr
Liberty
Bobby Brown
G
6-0
Sr
Cal-State Fullerton
T.J. Carter
G
6-3
Sr
UNC-Wilmington
Brandon Cotton
G
6-0
Sr
Detroit
Nate Funk
G
6-3
Sr
Creighton
Caleb Green
F
6-8
Sr
Oral Roberts
Ibrahim Jaaber
G
6-2
Sr
Penn
Trey Johnson
G
6-5
Sr
Jackson State
Jared Jordan
G
6-2
Sr
Marist
Courtney Lee
F
6-5
Jr
Western Kentucky
Torrell Martin
G
6-5
Sr
Winthrop
Dominick Mejia
G
6-4
Sr
Drexel
Chris McNaughton
C
6-11
Sr
Bucknell
Gary Neal
G
6-4
Sr
Towson
Chris Oliver
F
6-7
Sr
Radford
Jejuan Plair
G
6-1
Sr
Sam Houston State
Joe Reitz
C
6-7
Jr
Western Michigan
Blake Schilb
G
6-7
Sr
Loyola-Chicago
Keith Simmons
G
6-5
Sr
Holy Cross
Andrew Strait
C
6-8
Jr
Montana
Jason Thompson
F
6-10
Jr
Rider
Romeo Travis
F
6-7
Sr
Akron
Brandon Worthy
G
6-2
Sr
Loyola Marymount
 
 
 
 
 
 
PRESEASON PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Trey Johnson, Jackson State