Five Men’s Basketball Players Named to NABC Honors Court

Five Men’s Basketball Players Named to NABC Honors Court

PASADENA, Calif. – Ethan Boroson, Arjun Chandar, Christophe Kunesh, Alex Runkel, and Pan Wang were all named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) 2011-2012 Honors Court.  

The NABC recognizes the talent and gifts that these men possess off the court and the hard work they exhibit in the classroom.  In order to be named to the Honors Court, an athlete must meet a high standard of academic criteria.  The qualifications are as follows:

1.      Academically a junior or senior and a varsity player
2.      Cumulative G.P.A. of 3.2 or higher at the conclusion of the 2011-2012 academic year
3.      Students must have matriculated at least one year at their current institution
4.      Member of an NCAA Division I, II, III, or NAIA institution

The five juniors are tied for the most student-athletes from one class to receive the NABC Honors Court.  Lees-McRae College also had five juniors named to the team.  

The five juniors are listed below along with their academic major:  

Ethan Boroson- Mechanical Engineering
Arjun Chandar- Mechanical Engineering and Business Economics Management
Christophe Kunesh- Computer Science    
Alex Runkel- Mechanical Engineering and Business Economics Management
Pan Wang- Computer Science

Alex Runkel finished his junior season leading the team in field goal percentage and total rebounds.  Ethan Boroson was third on the team in both steals and blocks.  Pan Wang was the team's fifth leading scorer for the 2011-2012 season.  

Complete NABC Honors Court List