KANSAS CITY, Mo. --- The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced the sixth annual Team Academic Excellence Awards Wednesday, and four Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference men's basketball programs were recognized.
The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference was represented by Anderson University, Mount St. Joseph University, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, and Transylvania University.
In order to earn a NABC Team Academic Excellence Award, institutions in the NCAA, NAIA and NJCAA must count the grade point averages of all men's basketball student-athletes who competed during the 2017-18 season. The NABC Team Academic Excellence Award recipients must have an overall team grade point average above 3.0.