UVU Men’s Basketball Earns NABC Team Academic Excellence Award

UVU Men’s Basketball Earns NABC Team Academic Excellence Award

KANSAS CITY, Mo.-Wednesday, Utah Valley University men’s basketball was honored by the National Association of Basketball Coaches by being awarded the Team Academic Excellence Award.

This commemorates the third consecutive season in head coach Mark Pope’s tenure that the Wolverines have received this honor.

UVU is one of only 44 Division I schools (out of 353 throughout the country) and was one of four Division I programs in Utah to earn this distinction.

Furthermore, the Wolverines are one of only two Western Athletic Conference schools to receive the honor.

UVU men’s basketball currently boasts a cumulative GPA of 3.38.

The NABC’s Team Academic Excellence Award recognizes outstanding achievement by a team with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.

In order for this award to be earned by a program, institutions must count the GPA of all men’s student-athletes who competed during the 2017-18 season.