The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) today announced the 2017-18 NABC Honors Court, recognizing those 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.
LaGrange College had a school record six players earn the honor: Senior Duncan Parker (Political Science), senior Nate Rosetti (Exercise Science), junior Elijah Adedoyin (Biology) , junior Jack McCormack (Sports Management), junior Travis Thompson (Accounting), and junior Stephen Wagner (Political Science). Parker and Rosetti are on the Honors Court for the second straight year. LaGrange had more players on the Honor Court than any other school in the USA South conference.
In order to be named to the Honors Court, a student-athlete must meet a high standard of academic criteria. The qualifications are as follows:
1. Academically a junior or senior and a varsity player.
2. Cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.2 or higher at the conclusion of the 2017-18 academic year.
3. Students must have matriculated at least one year at their current institution.
4. Member of a NCAA Division I, II, III, or NAIA Division I or II institution with a NABC member coach.