KANSAS CITY, Mo. – For the second straight season, the Suffolk men's basketball team was recognized for its efforts inside the classroom as the Rams were honored by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) with the NABC Team Academic Excellence Award for the 2017-18 season, the organization announced Wednesday.
Suffolk, which earned the honor for the second time in as many years, was one of two members of the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) to earn the distinction with Saint Joseph's (Maine) joining the blue-and-gold on the distinguished list.
In order to achieve NABC Team Academic Excellence Award status, which started in 2012-13, programs must achieve a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better during the 2017-18 academic year. For a full list of winners, click here.