KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Mitchell College men's basketball team was one of 151 programs recognized by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) on Thursday as the organization announced the sixth annual Team Academic Excellence Awards, created by the NABC Committee on Academics.
The award recognizes outstanding academic achievement by a team with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better for the 2018-19 season. The Mariners, in addition to earning the award for the first time ever, were the sole representative from the New England Collegiate Conference. Mitchell was also one of four schools honored from the state of Connecticut, joining Yale University, Quinnipiac University and Trinity College.
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 student-athletes who competed during the 2018-19 season. Click here for a complete list of NABC Team Academic Excellence Award recipients.
Release courtesy of Mitchell Sports Information