NABC Honors Court Recognizes 20 GLIAC Men's Basketball Student-Athletes

NABC Honors Court Recognizes 20 GLIAC Men's Basketball Student-Athletes

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) today announced 20 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) selections to the 2016-17 NABC Honors Court, recognizing those men's collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the past season. 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. Michigan Tech paced the GLIAC with six honorees, while Northwood earned four awards.

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 or senior and a varsity player. 
2. Cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.2 or higher at the conclusion of the 2016-17 academic year. 
3. Students must have matriculated at least one year at their current institution. 
4. Member of a NCAA Division I, II, III, or NAIA Division I or II institution with a NABC member coach.
Below are the GLIAC honorees:

School Name Pos. Major
Ashland Brandon Wagner Jr. Nursing
Ashland Adrian Cook Sr. Finance
Lake Superior State Michael Smutny Sr. Mechnical Engineering
Lake Superior State Michael Nicholson Jr. Mathematics
Michigan Tech Jeff Gregory Sr. Mechanical Engineering
Michigan Tech Dillon Gordon Sr. Management
Michigan Tech Bryan Heath Jr. Software Engineering
Michigan Tech A.J. Grazulis Sr. Chemical Engineering
Michigan Tech James Wezensky Sr. Anthropology
Michigan Tech Jason Hawke Sr. Sports & Fitness Management
Northern Michigan Brett Branstorm Sr. Finance
Northwood Matt Crowl Sr. Management
Northwood Sage DeMull Sr. Finance
Northwood Brad Schaub Jr. Insurance Risk Management
Northwood Nick Spitzley Jr. Insurance Risk Management
Tiffin Khaleal McCormick Sr. Management
Tiffin Ellis Williams Sr. Sports & Recreation Management
Tiffin Mohamed Rage Sr. Management
Wayne State Nick Mutebi Jr. Middle Level/Secondary Education
Wayne State Oge Onwudiwe Sr. Kinesiology


@NABC1927 invites you to share the success of these student-athletes using #NABCHonorsCourt.