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Vote for LSU Basketball's All-Decade Teams: 2000s
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Published: February 16, 2008, 12:00 AM (CT)
Updated: October 29, 2009, 03:31 AM (CT)
by LSUsports.net (@LSUsports), LSU Sports Interactive

As part of LSU's 100 Years of Basketball Celebration, fans are invited to vote for the All-Decade teams during the 2008 SEC basketball schedule, beginning with voting for the 1940s and '50s All-Decade teams all the way through the current team.

The nominees (listed below) for the 2000s will appear for the first time in the GameDay program on Feb. 16. Each home game different decades of player nominees will be spotlighted and voting will continue until the end of February. The All-Decade teams will be announced at the final home game of 2008, against Alabama on March 5.

The Centennial Committee, composed of former players and coaches from the various decades, media members and historians, will select an early years team representing the first 30 years of the program from 1909-1939.

Those players chosen on the All-Decade teams along with the early team selected by the committee will be eligible for the All-Century team which fans will have the chance to vote on during the summer of 2008. The All-Century team will be picked on a weighted vote of both the fans and the Centennial Committee.

  • Click here to vote for up to 10 players from the nominees listed below for the All-Decade LSU Men’s Basketball Team for the 2000s. Below is information on the nominees:
  • Voting has ended for the 1940s, '50s, '60s, '70s, '80s and '90s.

Nominees from The 2000s (2000-08) | VOTE NOW

Brandon Bass F 2004-05 SEC Freshman of the Year, 2004 ... SEC Player of the Year, 2005 ...
SEC All-Tournament team, 2005 ... Averaged 12.8 points and 7.4 rebounds as a freshman in 2004 ...
Averaged 17.3 points and 9.1 rebounds in 2005 ... Career average of 8.2 rebounds ... Shot 54 percent
from the field for his two years at LSU.

Brian Beshara F 1999-01 Played three years after transferring from Rice ... Just missed
being a member of the 1,000 point club and the 500 rebound club at LSU with 983 points and 485
rebounds ... Started 88 of 89 career games at LSU ... Averaged 11.0 points per game, consistently (all
three years) ... and made 122-of-328 three-pointers in his career (37.2 percent), ninth best total in
school history.

Torris Bright G 2000-03 SEC Freshman of the Year, 2000 ... AP 3rd team, 2000 ... Primary
point guard for LSU his entire career ... Started 128 of 129 career games ... 16th all-time in scoring with
1,463 points (11.3 scoring average) .... Averaged 10.0 points in 2000, 10.8 in 2001, 13.4 in 2002 and 11.3
in 2003 ... Second all-time in career three-pointers with 237, including a best of 76 in 2002 ... Third alltime
in assists with 544 ... Second all-time in minutes played with 4,250.

Glen Davis F 2004-06 SEC Freshman of the Year, 2005 ... SEC Player of the Year 2006 ... AP
and Coaches 2nd team 2005 ... Consensus 1st team All-SEC ... Wooden Award All-American, 2006 ...
Coaches, AP 1st team All-SEC, 2007 ... 10th all-time in scoring with 1,587 points (95 games, 16.7 average)
... Member of the 2006 NCAA Final Four team ... Averaged 18.6 points in 2006, 17.7 in 2007 ... Seventh
all-time in rebounds with 613 (9.3 average) ... Averaged 10.4 in 2007.

Ronald Dupree F 2000-03 AP 2nd team, Coaches 3rd team All-SEC in 2001 ... AP, Coaches 2nd
team in 2002 ... AP, Coaches 2nd team in 2003 ... Scored over 1,550 points in last three years averaging
17.3 points in 2001, 16.2 in 2002, 15.8 in 2003 ... 8th all-time in scoring with 1,726 points (13.4 average)
and 8th in rebounds (908, 7.0 average) ... Averaged 8.8 in 2001, 8.5 in 2002.

Antonio Hudson G 2002-05 Twice made All-SEC Tournament at the Georgia Dome (2002,
2005) ... 26th all-time in career scoring with 1,269 points (124 games, 10.2 average) ... Best season was
his senior year in 2005, averaging 13.1 points per game ... Finished career with 174 three-point field
goals, fifth best all-time at LSU ... Made 36 percent of three-point attempts.

Jaime Lloreda F 2003-04 Played a little less than two seasons at LSU ... AP 1st Team All-SEC,
Coaches 2nd Team, 2004 ... Averaged 14.3 over the course of 52 games, including 12.3 in 2003 and 16.9
in 2004 ... 31st in career rebounds with 525, a 10.1 average, including 11.6 in 2004 when he won the SEC
rebounding title ... Career rebound average of 10.1 is the ninth best for a career in LSU history.

Darrel Mitchell G 2003-06 -- Member of the 2006 NCAA Final Four team ... Coaches 1st Team
All-SEC, AP 2nd team, 2006 ... Made three-pointer in the final 10 seconds of Texas A&M game to send
LSU to the regional semifinals in 2006 ... 11th all-time in scoring at LSU with 1,569 ... Played 127 games
with a career average of 12.4 points ... Averaged 13.1 points in 2005 and 16.8 in 2006 ... Finished career
with school record 258 three-pointers, including fourth-best single season total at LSU of 82 in 2006 ...
Averaged 4.4 assists per game in 2006, moving to the point guard position.

Tasmin Mitchell F 2006-active Member of the 2006 NCAA Final Four team ... Named to the
SEC All-Freshman team, 2006 ... Collegeinsider.com Freshman All-American, 2006 ... 2007 NABC All-
District 8 First Team ... Averaged 11.4 points per game as a freshman with 5.6 rebounds and 100 assists
in 2006 and 14.5 points per game with 5.9 rebounds in 2007 ... Started every game of his career (71
games) before 2007-08 season ended in the third game with a stress fracture in his left ankle that
required surgery.

Anthony Randolph F -- 2008-active One of the top freshman in the SEC ... Averaging 14.1
points per game and 8.6 rebounds ... 2.5 blocks ... 2nd in the league in blocks, top 20 nationally ... third in
the league overall in rebounds ... first among freshman ... five double doubles

Lamont Roland G 2000-01 Came from junior college as a prolific scorer and became a
defensive specialist before tearing an ACL and ending his career mid-2001 ... Averaged 10.9 points per
game in 2000 as LSU won the conference title and 10.2 points in 2001 ... Had 56 steals in 2000 and 80 in
a 45 game career ... 4.4 rebound average.

Jabari Smith C 1999-2000 Coaches 2nd team All-SEC, 2000 ... 35th all-time in rebounds at
LSU in two years at 502, an average of 8.2 a game ... Started 58 of 61 career games at LSU ... Averaged
12.7 points in 1999, 12.5 in 2000 ... 65 career blocks ... Shot 53.2 percent from the field.

Stromile Swift F 1999-2000 AP SEC Player of the Year, 2000 ... Consensus All-SEC, 2000 ...
Averaged 16.2 points in only full season in 2000 and led the team in rebounds at 8.2 boards a game ...
Blocked 35 shots in 16 games in 1999 and averaged 2.8 blocks, blocked 95 shots in 2000, fourth best LSU
total for a single season ... 2000 field goal percentage of 60.8 tied for seventh best for a single season.

Garrett Temple G 2006-active Member of the NCAA Final Four team, 2006 ... Presently
starting at point guard for the Tigers ... Known primarily for defensive abilities, held J. J. Reddick in check
during LSU’s upset win of No. 1 Duke during the regional semifinals of the NCAA Tournament ... Already
in top 10 on school list of assists and blocks, soon to be in the steals top 10 ... Led team in 2007 in assists
(4.3 avg), blocks, steals and minutes played.

Collis Temple III G 2000-03 -- 27th all-time in scoring at LSU with 1,173 points ... In last three
seasons, averaged 14.3 points in 2001, 13.4 in 2002, 10.8 in 2003 ... Career average for 115 games was
10.2 points a game ... Seventh on three-pointers at 171 for his career.

Tyrus Thomas F 2006 Member of the 2006 NCAA Final Four team SEC Freshman of the
Year, 2006 ... SEC Co-Defensive Player of the Year ... AP, Coaches 2nd team All-SEC ... 99 blocks, fourth
best for a season at LSU ... 60.8 field goal percentage tied for second at LSU ... Averaged 12.3 points per
game.

Marcus Thornton G 2008-active Junior college transfer had the biggest game in 13 years in
an SEC vs. SEC game on Jan. 30 at Auburn when he scored 38 points to lead the Tigers to a win at
Auburn ... Hit eight treys, the third most for a single game at LSU since the three-point shot was initiated
... On pace to crack top 10 at LSU in single season treys before end of season ... Could be first player to
average over 20 points in a season since 1996 ... Is trying to become first LSU player to win the league
scoring title since 2006.

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