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Gunn Earns All-Tournament Honor

December 31, 2003 · MT Media Relations
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- Middle Tennessee's Tommy Gunn was named to the All-Tournament team at the conclusion of the Dr Pepper Classic late Tuesday night.

Gunn, a Syracuse, N.Y. native, averaged 19.0 points in the pair of tournament outings, including tying a season-high with 23 points in the 86-76 victory over South Carolina State on Tuesday.

Gunn also had five steals, eight assists and nine rebounds in the two games, going 13-of-23 from the field and 8-for-9 from the foul line. The senior was named First Team Preseason All-Sun Belt by the coaches after earning First Team honors as a junior.

The Blue Raiders play their final nonconference road game of the season Friday against VCU at 6:30 p.m. CT in Richmond, Va.

Dr Pepper Classic All-Tournament Team
Thurman Zimmerman, South Carolina State
Tommy Gunn, Middle Tennessee
Chris Brown, Chattanooga
Ashley Champion, Chattanooga
Gary Neal, LaSalle
Steven Smith, LaSalle (Most Outstanding Player)

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