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JOHNSON C. SMITH UNIVERSITY: Mens' Basketball Playes Davis and Mitchell Named to NABC Honors Court

JCSU Men’s Basketball Players Robert Davis and Marquen Mitchell Named to NABC Honors Court

Charlotte, N.C. (July 24, 2017) – The Johnson C. Smith University men’s basketball team has had two members named to the 2016-17 National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court, recognizing those men’s collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the past season.

In order to be named to the NABC Honors Court, an athlete must meet a high standard of academic criteria including being a junior or senior academically; possess a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher at the conclusion of the 2016-17 academic year; have matriculated at least one year at the current institution and participate at a NCAA Division I, II, III or NAIA institution.

Rising seniors Robert Davis (West Friendship, Md.) and Marquen Mitchell (Auburn, Ala.) each earned the designation for JCSU. They are also the lone representatives from the CIAA and are two of 32 members of the team from North Carolina. Davis boasts a 3.28 GPA in sport management while Mitchell carries a 3.48 GPA in interdisciplinary studies.

NABC Honors Court (North Carolina Selections)
Appalachian State - Matt O’Boyle
Belmont Abbey - Deion Lane, Tyler Horn, Sean Moriarty
Charlotte - Reid Aube, Benas Griciunas, Hudson Price
Elon- Jack Anton, Luke Eddy, Patrick Ryan
Guilford - Zachary Houston
High Point - Austin White
Johnson C. Smith – Robert Davis, Marquen Mitchell
UNC Asheville - Giacomo Zilli, Kevin Vannatta, Will Weeks

North Carolina - Aaron Rohlman

UNC Greensboro - Jordy Kuiper , Justin Jordan

North Carolina Central - John Guerra, Marius McAllister
Pfeiffer - Marcus Sawyers, Brendan Jones, Xavier Evans
Wake Forest - Britton Anderson, Troy Rike, Trent VanHorn
Western Carolina - Ashley Williams
William Peace - Chris Thomas

Wingate - Keith Griffin, Kerigan Farley

K.C. Culler

Sports Information Director
University Communications and Marketing

Johnson C. Smith University

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