Ellis, Manning and Self Named to NABC Honors Court
LAWRENCE, Kan. – The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) today announced the 2015-16 NABC Honors Court, which includes Kansas men’s basketball student-athletes Perry Ellis, Evan Manning and Tyler Self. The NABC Honors Court “recognizes the talents and gifts that these men possess off the court and the hard work they exhibit in the classroom.”
All three – Ellis, Manning and Self – graduated from The University of Kansas this May. Self has one remaining year of eligibility and will play for the Jayhawks during the 2016-17 season while working towards a postgraduate degree. Ellis, a two-time Big 12 Men’s Basketball Scholar-Athlete of the Year, recently completed a season in the NBA Summer League with the Dallas Mavericks organization. Manning is beginning his career in athletic administration as an intern at ProCamps Worldwide this summer.
In order to be named to the NABC Honors Court, a student-athlete must meet a high standard of academic criteria. The qualifications are as follows:
1. Academicallya junior or senior and a varsity player during the 2015-16 season.
2. Cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.2 or higher at the conclusion of the 2015-16 academic year.
3. Students must have matriculated at least one year at their current institution.
4. Member of a NCAA Division I, II, III, or NAIA Division I or II institution with a NABC member coach.
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