NABC Honors Court
Each spring, the National Association of Basketball Coaches recognizes men's collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the previous season. The NABC Honors Court celebrates 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, 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 G.P.A. of 3.2 or higher at the conclusion of the academic year.
3. Students must have matriculated at least one year at their current institution.
4. Member of an NCAA Division I, II, III, or NAIA Division I or II institution with a full-time NABC member coach.
NABC Team Academic Excellence Award
Each spring, the National Association of Basketball Coaches recognizes men's collegiate basketball programs which excelled in academics during the previous season with the NABC Team Academic Excellence Award. The NABC celebrates the overall academic success of these outstanding programs.
In order to receive the Team Academic Excellence Award, a program must achieve a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better for the previous season.
Each institution must count the grade point averages of all men’s student-athletes competing during the previous season in all NCAA Divisions, all NAIA Divisions and all two-year colleges with a full-time NABC member coach.
Click here to submit nominations for the 2019-20 NABC Honors Court and Team Academic Excellence Award.
NABC Honors Court History
NABC Team Academic Excellence Award History