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October 22nd, 2008
Texas State's Brandon Bush named preseason All-Southland Conference selection

Texas State senior guard Brandon Bush has been selected to the Preseason Men’s Basketball All-Southland Conference Second Team that was released at the SLC Basketball Media Day on Tuesday afternoon.Bush earned the spot after garnering All-SLC Third-Team honors in 2007-08. A 6-foot-7, 205-pound guard from Houston, Bush led the Bobcats in scoring an rebounding for the second consecutive season in 2007-08 with 14.6 points and 7.2 rebounds per game. He also was named Texas State’s 2007-08 MVP.

Stephen F. Austin’s Josh Alexander and Matt Kingsley, Lamar’s Kenny Dawkins, Southeastern Louisiana’s Kevyn Green and UTSA’s Devin Gibson were named to All-SLC First-Team selections. Alexander was the 2008 SLC Player of the Year and Dawkins was named the 2008 SLC Newcomer of the Year.

Two other All-SLC Third-Team selections from last year, Ryan Bathie of Nicholls and Roger Guignard of Texas-Arlington, joined Bush on the Preseason Second Team. In addition, UTA’s Anthony Vereen and Justin Reynolds of Texas A&M-Corpus Christi were named Preseason All-SLC selections as well.

by Rick Poulter
Texas state Athletics

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