Academic honor for men's basketball program

Academic honor for men's basketball program

The Hamilton College men's basketball team has been honored by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) with the 2016-17 NABC Team Academic Excellence Award.

NABC Team Academic Excellence Award winners

The award recognizes outstanding academic achievement by a team with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better for the 2016-17 season. The men collected the award for the fourth straight year under head coach Adam Stockwell.

The Continentals finished this past season with a 16-9 overall record, and they advanced to the 2017 NESCAC championship quarterfinals. The team averaged more than 84 points per game and scored more than 90 points eight times.