SCAC Has 12 Named to NABC 2011-12 Honors Court

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) placed 12 men's basketball players on the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) 2011-12 Academic Honors Court, announced on July 10. NABC Release

Austin College, Millsaps College and Trinity University had four players each named to the elite squad.

The NABC Honors Court recognizes the talents and gifts that these men possess off the court and the hard work they exhibit in the classroom. In order to be named to the Honors Court, a student-athlete must be a junior or senior varsity player, maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher, have matriculated at least one year at their current NCAA/NAIA institution.

Austin College
Gregory Harrell, Senior
Joshua Saunders, Senior
Alen Michael, Junior
Vineeth Kumar, Junior

Millsaps College
Brian Merkel, Senior
Jeff Brown, Senior
Taylor Meades, Junior
Nicholas Cortese, Junior

Trinity University
Ryan Beall, Senior
John Boxberger, Junior
Heath Hopson, Junior
Gil Melchior, Senior