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ALEX LOUGHTON EARNS ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICA HONORS

Old Dominion University's Alex Loughton, a senior from Perth, Australia, has been named to the third team ESPN The Magazine and the College Sports Information Directors of America Academic All-America squad.

Loughton, a business marketing major who will graduate in May, has a 3.4 grade point average.

A star player for the ODU basketball team, Loughton was named the Colonial Athletic Association's Scholar Athlete of the Year last season. He was also the Athletic Directors Association's National Scholar Athlete for the second year in a row.

The Monarchs will compete in the CAA Tournament this weekend. Their first game will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 4, at the Richmond Coliseum.

This article was posted on: March 2, 2006

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