April 12, 2011
BEAUMONT - For the third straight season, Lamar center Coy Custer has been recognized by the Southland Conference for his work on the court and in the classroom by being named to the SLC All-Academic Team.
Custer, who graduated in December with his civil engineering degree, was named to the second-team. A League City product, Custer graduated with a 3.32 grade point average.
Custer finished his Lamar career with 93 blocked shots, fifth most in school history. As a senior, Custer averaged 5.6 points and 3.7 rebounds per game, including four double-figure scoring games and a double-double of 15 points and 10 rebounds against Huston-Tillotson.
UTSA's Devin Gibson, who was named the 2011 SLC Men's Basketball Student-Athlete of the Year for the second straight season, headlined the first team which included Josten Crow and Lance Pevehouse of Sam Houston State, Jonathan Sloan of Texas State and Stephen F. Austin's Jordan Glynn.
Joining Custer on the second team are Ryan White of Texas State, Dewan Clayborn of Central Arkansas, Logan McConathy of Northwestern State and McNeese State's Preston David.