KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Newberry was recognize by the National Association of Basketball Coaches for its excellent work in the classroom this season, becoming the only team in Division II's Southeast Region recognized with a Team Academic Excellence Award.
Teams were required to have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better to be eligible for the award. The Wolves finished the academic year with a 3.267 cumulative team GPA, a Dave Davis-era record at Newberry.
"I'm extremely proud of the work and effor that our young men have put into their schoolwork," Davis remarked. "It's great being around true student-athletes and folks who go out of their way to encourage and help one another academically as well as athletically and socially."
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