Rio Grande Sports Information
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The University of Rio Grande men's basketball team was among those recognized as part of the 5th annual Team Academic Excellence Awards from the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC).
The awards were created by the NABC Committee on Academics and recognize outstanding academic achievement by a team with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better for the 2016-17 season.
In order to earn a NABC Team Academic Excellence Award, institutions in the NCAA, NAIA and NJCAA must count the grade point averages of all men's student-athletes who competed during the 2016-17 season.
Rio Grande was the only program from the River States Conference to be recognized.