Men's Basketball Earns NABC Team Academic Excellence Award

Kansas City, Mo. (7/12/17) – The Kean University men's basketball team was recognized by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) today as it announced the fifth annual Team Academic Excellence Awards.

Created by the NABC Committee on Academics, the award recognize outstanding academic achievement by teams with cumulative grade point averages (GPA) of 3.0 or better for the 2016-17 season.

In order to earn a NABC Team Academic Excellence Award, institutions in the NCAA, NAIA and NJCAA must count the grade point averages of all men's basketball student-athletes who competed during the 2016-17 season. 

The Cougars were one of two NJAC squads (TCNJ) recognized as 211 overall teams between all Divisions of the NCAA, NAIA and NJCAA were honored.