Rocky Mount, N.C. – The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) has announced the NABC Honors Court, recognizing those collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the 2011-12 season. Four of the Battling Bishops from North Carolina Wesleyan garnered recognition: Matt Dougherty, John Kostet, Alex Murray and Cornelius Snow. Dougherty, Kostet and Murray are recent graduates of the college, while Snow is a rising senior.
The NABC Honors Court recognizes the off-court talents and gifts of these men and the hard work they exhibit in the classroom. To be named to the Honors Court, an athlete must meet a high standard of academic criteria. The qualifications are:
- Academically a junior or senior and a varsity player.
- Cumulative G.P.A. of 3.2 or higher at the conclusion of the 2011-12 academic year.
- Must have matriculated at least one year at their current institution.
- Member of an NCAA Division I, II, III, or NAIA Institution.
All four young men are members of the USA South Academic All-Conference Team. Additionally, Dougherty was honored recently with the prestigious NCWC Algernon-Sydney Sullivan award.
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