Lisch Named Third-Team All-Conference

ST. LOUIS – Saint Louis University senior guard Kevin Lisch (Belleville, Ill./Althoff) was named to the Atlantic 10 All-Conference third team as voted upon by the league's head coaches. In addition, he was chosen the A-10 Men's Basketball Student-Athlete of the Year as selected by the conference's sports information directors.

Freshman guard Kwamain Mitchell (Milwaukee, Wis./Dominican) was tabbed for the A-10 All-Rookie Team.

Lisch leads the Billikens and is tied for 11th in the conference in scoring at 14.2 ppg. He ranks second in the A-10 in free throw shooting at 82.9 percent, sixth in 3-point field goals made per game at 2.38 and 11th in 3-point field goal percentage at 38.8 percent. Lisch is sixth on SLU's career scoring list with 1,663 points, second in 3-pointers made with 257, seventh in steals with 130 and ninth in assists with 320.

Lisch has already earned his degree in business administration and is enrolled in the University's M.B.A. program. Last week, he was named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America men's basketball third team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).Lisch has twice been named to the A-10 Academic All-Conference team.

Mitchell is averaging 10.9 ppg this season, and in conference play, is second on the team at 14.1 ppg. He has handed out 106 assists this season, just two away from tying the school record for assists by a freshman. Mitchell is second on the team with 35 steals and adds 3.2 rpg while hitting 39 3-pointers this season. He has been named the A-10 Rookie of the Week three times this season.

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