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LSU junior guard Skylar Mays was named a First-Team Academic All-America on the 2019 Google Cloud Academic All-America Division I Men’s Basketball Team Monday. Per LSUSports.net:
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The team is selected annually by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) and all sports information/communications members are eligible to vote on the final ballot made up of all-district selections around the country.

Mays, a Baton Rouge product and one of the leaders of this LSU Basketball team, is averaging in double figures on the court while maintaining a 4.01 GPA average in pre-med/kinesiology.

Twice this semester, the Tigers have been on the road on a Wednesday night with Mays having major tests scheduled on Thursday in his evening physics class and another test in another class on Friday morning. Besides his studies and tests there was also the demands of practice time added in. Read more.
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Tom Bronco60 months
Congrats Skylar, one of the true student/athletes out there. Play and study on!
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themunch60 months
well deserved... solid work
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chicageaux_tiger60 months
Class act, loved his comments on TV after the game Saturday.
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HonoraryCoonass60 months
Congratulations on this fantastic recognition as a quintessential student-athlete. LSU is proud of you. (We expect you to be on this list again next year.) Keep it up!
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Fightin Okra60 months
Deserving
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ExpoTiger60 months
Outstanding
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atltiger648760 months
this is the main reason I LOVE Skylar Mays. Quality student, quality player, great effort and attitude on the court and off.
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Wild Thang60 months
Geaux Tigers!!
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