SMU's Papa Dia named all-Conference USA

SMU forward Papa Dia, who averaged 18.5 pfoints and 9.0 rebounds, and Southern Miss' Gary Flowers (Dallas Lincoln) were named to the all-Conference USA first team on Monday.

Dia is the first Mustang to earn first-team honors since Quinton Ross in 2002-03.

Tulane's Kendall Simmons, a sophomore guard from Fort Worth Southwest, was a second-team selection. SMU's Robert Nyakundi (Arlington Bowie) was named to the third-team.