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      ASU Guard makes the Daktronics All-South Region Team

      Albany State University guard April Thomas makes the Daktronics All-South Region Team.

      From a press release issued by the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference:The 2011-2012 Daktronics Men TMs and Women TMs Basketball All-South Region Teams were recently announced with three players from the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) receiving honors. Benedict College center Marcus Goode made the men TMs second team while Albany State University guard April Thomas and Clark Atlanta University guard Conisha Hicks both made the women TMs second team.

      Thomas, a native of Bainbridge, GA, was the SIAC TMs second-leading scorer this season at 18.1 points per game. The 5-foot-1 freshman, who was named SIAC Freshman of the Year this season, was among the league leaders with a .750 free throw percentage and a .353 three-point field goal percentage while averaging three three-point field goals made per game, which ranked second in the SIAC.

      Thomas, an All-SIAC selection this season as well, was the only freshman to receive Daktronics All-South Region honors this season.

      Albany State (11-17) ended their season in a SIAC tournament loss to Stillman College.