KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Newberry College graduate Renard Flowers has been named to the 2011-12 National Association of Basketball Coaches' Honors Court, as announced by the coaching organization this week.
Flowers was one of the most interesting players on campus in his two years in the scarlet and gray, having previously served two tours of active duty in the United States Marine Corps before playing junior college basketball at Roane State Community College in Tennessee.
He graduated from Newberry College in May with a 3.32 grade point average while majoring in business administration. He made six appearances in his senior season and played in 20 games in his Newberry career with a .500 shooting percentage.
The NABC Honors Court recognizes those collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the 2011-12 season. In order to be named to the Honors Court, an 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 G.P.A. of 3.2 or higher at the conclusion of the 2011-12 academic year.
3. Students must have matriculated at least one year at their current institution.
4. Member of an NCAA Division I, II, III, or NAIA Institution