Wright State center Loudon Love named to Lou Henson All-America Team

Loudon Love drives through traffic against NKU (courtesy WSU)
Thursday, March 25, 2021

Love is now a three-time member of the Lou Henson All-America Team

BOSTON, MA – After averaging a double-double for the season, Wright State big man Loudon Love has been named to the 2020-21 Lou Henson All-America Team, which honors the nation’s best mid-major players in Division I college basketball. This is Love’s third consecutive season earning the All-America honors.

Love now becomes a finalist for the 2020-21 Lou Henson Award, with the winner announced April 1.

A total of 30 players comprised this year’s All-America Team, with Love being one of two representatives from the Horizon League. Love was also Lou Henson All-America selection following the 2018-19 and 2019-20 campaigns.

Love led the Raiders in both scoring and rebounding this season, averaging a double-double for the season with a 16.6 points per game average and a 10.1 rebounds per game clip. He recorded double digit point totals in 23 of 24 games, including 14 games with 15 or more points and had 12 double-doubles this season while being named to the NABC All-District 12 First Team for the second straight year.

Love earned his second consecutive Horizon League Player of the Year selection last month, putting the Raider big man in rare Horizon League company, becoming just the sixth player in League history to win two Player of the Year awards and only the third Horizon League player to garner multiple Player of the Year honors and also have been named the League’s Newcomer of the Year. The only other Wright State player to earn the Horizon League’s top individual honor other than Love was DeShaun Wood following the 2006-2007 season.

Love has played in 120 career games with 1,792 career points, No. 3 all-time in Wright State program history, and his 1,123 career rebounds are the most in Wright State basketball history (men and women) and is the 79th-most in NCAA history. He is second in career rebounding among active players.


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