The Juniata College men's basketball team received indivual and team plaudits from the National Association of Basketball Coaches for their strong performance in the classroom during the 2016-17 season.
Trevor Clune (Meadville, Pa. / Meadville Area), Dennis Fisher (Bellefonte, Pa./Bald Eagle Area) and Marcus Lee (Carolltown, Pa. / Bishop Carroll) were named to the Honors Court for their indivudal sucess academically this past season.
In order to be named to the Honors Court, a student athlete had to meet the following qualifications:
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 2016-17 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.
In order to be one of the teams on Team Academic Excellence Award list, a team must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better for the 2016-17 season.