July 24, 2013

Men's Hoops Earns NABC Academic Accolades

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Michigan Tech men's basketball program recently received several academic awards from the National Association of Basketball Coaches.

The Huskies earned the Team Excellemce Award which is given to teams that have a cumulative grade point average above a 3.0. Michigan Tech joins Lake Erie as the only Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference schools to earn the award.

In addition to the team award, five Michigan Tech players were named to the NABC Honors Court. Tech led all GLIAC schools with five selections and tied Chico State for the Div. II school with the most honorees. To earn the award a student-athlete must be a junior or senior academically, have a cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or higher and have matriculated at least one year at their current institution.

Michigan Tech Honors Court Award Winners
Austin Armga, Waupun, Wis., exercise science
Alex Culy, Rice Lake, Wis., chemical engineering
Troy Hecht, Vassar, Mich., finance
Kyle Stankowski, Mosinee, Wis., electrical engineering
Ben Stelzer, Manitowoc, Wis., finance