NABC Honors Court and Team Academic Excellence Awards


NABC Honors Court

The NABC Honors Court recognizes men’s college basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the previous season. 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, senior or graduate student and a varsity player.

2. Cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher at the conclusion of the academic year.

3. Member of a four-year institution with at least one active NABC-member coach.


NABC Team Academic Excellence Award

The NABC recognizes men’s college basketball programs that excelled in academics during the previous season with the NABC Team Academic Excellence Award. In order to receive the Team Academic Excellence Award, a program must achieve a team GPA of 3.0 or higher for the previous academic year.

Each institution must count the GPA of all men’s basketball student-athletes who were listed on the team roster during the previous season. All four-year and two-year colleges with at least one active NABC-member coach are eligible.