18 from Arkansas colleges named to prestigious NABC Honors Court

Harding's Will Francis. Photo courtesy Harding Sports Info.

The National Association of Basketball Coaches released its annual Honors Court on Tuesday. The list is to recognize those men’s collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the past season.

The criteria for making this prestigious list include:
• Academically being a junior or senior and a varsity player
• Having a cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or higher at the conclusion of the 2016-17 academic year • Having matriculated at least one year at the current institution
• Being a member of a NCAA Division I, II, III, or NAIA Division I or II institution with a NABC member coach

There were 18 from Arkansas colleges to make the 2016-2017 Honors Court. Harding led the way with five on the list.

• Joe Burt, Lyon, senior, business major
• Braden Eggleston, Harding, junior, finance major
• Will Francis, Harding, senior, health and kinesiology major
• Travis Garrett, Hendrix, senior, physics major
• Dillon Gash, Ozarks, senior, mathematics major
• Stephen Glassco, Arkansas-Monticello, junior, biology major
• Cobe Goosby, Arkansas-Monticello, junior, physical education major
• Zydrunas Jergutis, Henderson State, junior, finance major
• Conner Kern, Arkansas State, junior, sport management major
• Moses Kingsley, Arkansas, senior, recreation and sport management major
• Mark Tayte Kitts, Arkansas-Monticello, junior, business marketing major
• Filip Medjo, Harding, senior, international business major
• Matthew Panaggio, Henderson State, junior, marketing major
• Darrius Parker, Arkansas-Fort Smith, senior, media communications major
• Aaron Steele, Hendrix, senior, accounting major
• Kaylon Tappin, Henderson State, junior, recreation sport management major
• Tim Wagner, Harding, senior, international studies major
• Zac Ward, Harding, senior, management major

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