Mercyhurst’s Leao picked for NABC All-American Team

   March 28, 2013 2:24 pm

 

Luis Leao

Luis Leao

Luis Leao has become the first Mercyhurst University men’s basketball player to be selected to National Association of Basketball Coaches All-America Team.

The 6-foot 5-inch forward from Brusque, Brazil, is one of 16 players honored. There is only one team.

He averaged 18.6 points and 6.7 rebounds per game as a senior. Leao also shot 81.4 percent from the free-throw line, making a school-record 166 free throws.

During his three-year career, he scored 1,221 points, good for ninth in Mercyhurst history. A biology major, Leao has a 3.87 grade-point average at Mercyhurst.

Leao was the only player from the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference to make the All-America squad.

The team is voted on by NABC member coaches.

 

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