Four Cougars Named to NABC Honors Court
Columbia, Mo. - The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced today the 2016-17 NABC Honors Court recognizing men's collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the past season. The NABC Honors Court recognizes the talents and gifts that these men possess off the court and the hard work they exhibit in the classroom.
In order to be named to the Honors Court, an athlete must meet a high standard of academic criteria. Students must be a junior or senior with a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or above at the conclusion of the 2016-17 academic year and have played for their institution for at least one full year. They must also play for an NABC member coach.
For their efforts in the classroom, Jesse Brown, Nathan Biggs, Jackson Dubinski, and Nic Reynolds were all recognized as members of the NABC Honors Court. This is the second straight season that Jesse Brown and Nathan Biggs have been recognized.
EIGHT MISSOURI VALLEY ATHLETIC TEAMS RECEIVE NAIA SCHOLAR AWARDS
The NAIA has announced the 2016-2017 Scholar Team honorees. To be eligible for this honor, varsity teams must have a minimum grade-point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. The team grade-point average includes all eligible varsity student-athletes.
Missouri Valley College teams receiving the scholar team honor;
The women’s basketball program led all teams with a GPA of 3.49, followed by the women’s volleyball team which earned a 3.39 GPA.
Since 2006, 60 Missouri Valley College varsity athletic teams have earned the NAIA Scholar Team award.
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