Garrett Recognized by the NABC
LAWRENCE, Kan. – Kansas men’s basketball senior Christian Garrett has always excelled in the classroom during his three-plus seasons as a Jayhawk. On Monday the guard was named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court, recognizing top student-athletes who excelled in academics during the 2013-14 year.
Garrett is among the record-number 895 student-athletes from 338 universities to earn NABC Honors Court distinction. In order to be named to the NABC Honors Court, a student-athlete must meet a high standard of academic criteria. The qualifications are: academically a junior or senior and a varsity player; cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.2 or higher at the conclusion of the 2013-14 academic year; must have matriculated at least one year at their current institution and be a member of an NCAA Division I, II, III, or NAIA Division I or II institution with an NABC member coach.
Garrett, who has appeared in 28 games for Kansas, joined the program in spring 2011 and is a walk-on who is working to complete his degree in sport management. The Los Angeles redshirt senior has been named to the Athletic Director’s and Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Rolls every semester he has been on the basketball team.
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