NEWBERRY — For the first time in program history, the Newberry College men’s basketball team has earned the Team Academic Excellence Award from the National Basketball Coaches Association.
These awards recognize outstanding academic achievement by a team with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better for the 2015-16 season.
Led by a program-best three NABC Honors Court members in 2015-16, the Wolves earned a team grade point average of 3.076. Newberry is one of only two South Atlantic Conference teams and three teams in South Carolina to earn the award this year (Anderson and South Carolina are the others). Only 22 Division II teams earned the award this year.
This release was provided by Newberry College.