BALDWIN CITY, Kansas – The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced the 2016-17 NABC Honors Court, recognizing those men's collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the past season and two of those athletes include Baker University's CJ Bolton and Taylor Johnson.
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 meet a high standard of academic criteria. The qualifications are as follows:
- Academically a junior or senior and a varsity player.
- Cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.2 or higher at the conclusion of the 2016-17 academic year.
- Students must have matriculated at least one year at their current institution.
- Member of a NCAA Division I, II, III or NAIA Division I or II institution with a NABC member coach.
Both Bolton and Johnson graduated from Baker in May, as Bolton graduated with a degree in secondary education and business administration, while Johnson graduated with a degree in biology.
To view the entire list of NABC Honors Court recipients, please click here.