KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Newberry College men’s basketball coach team has earned its second academic award of the 2013-14 season from the National Association of Basketball Coaches. The Wolves have earned the Team Academic Excellence Award for the first time.
The NABC’s Committee of Academics created this award following the 2012-13 season to honor teams who have a cumulative grade point average of 3.00 or higher. The Wolves achieved that with a 3.035 GPA following the spring 2014 semester.
A total of 24 Division II institutions earned the honor, as well as The Citadel, Coker and South Carolina from the Palmetto State.