KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Association of Basketball Coaches announced the selection of six BYU-Hawaii men's basketball players to the 2014-15 NABC Honors Court on Thursday.
The NABC Honors Court recognizes those men's collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the past season. Departing seniors Luke Aston and Robbie Mitchell joined juniors Willie Ching, BJ Ford, Scott Friel and Ian Harward as selections for the award. The six selections were a high among PacWest schools.
This season a record number of 1,000 student-athletes from more than 350 colleges and universities were selected to the Honors Court. 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:
- Academically a junior or senior and a varsity player.
- Cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.2 or higher at the conclusion of the 2014-15 academic year.
- Students must have matriculated at least one year at their current institution.
- Member of a NCAA Divisions I, II, III, or NAIA Divisions I or II institution with a NABC member coach.
See a full release of athletes here.