uk logo1 300LEXINGTON, Ky. (7/17/13) – Kentucky men’s basketball players Twany Beckham and Jarrod Polson were honored by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) for excellence in the classroom during the 2012-13 academic school year. Both players were tabbed to the NABC’s Honors Court.

In order to earn recognition on the Honors Court, a student-athlete must be academically a junior or senior, own a cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or higher at the conclusion of the 2012-13 academic year and must have matriculated at least one year at their current institution.
 
Beckham earned a degree in communications in May while possessing a cumulative GPA of 3.391. He was a national finalist for the Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar award, while also being a member of the Southeastern Conference’s Academic Honor Roll twice at Kentucky. Beckham appeared in 21 games as a Wildcat after transferring from Mississippi State.
 
Polson graduated in three years with a degree in Business-Finance and earned a 3.457 GPA. He has earned SEC Academic Honor Roll accolades three times. Polson will return to the court in 2013-14, after turning in a career-best season as a junior. He averaged 3.1 points and 1.7 rebounds per game while appearing in all 33 contests a season ago.

Beckham and Polson were two of 12 Kentucky players who tallied a 3.0 GPA or higher during the spring 2013 semester.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by Deborah Moore (UK Athletics)

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
1 DOW 16,654.77
0.00 (0.00%)    
2 S&P 1,987.66
0.00 (0.00%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,812.71
0.00 (0.00%)    
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

August 24, 2015 10498

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 5821

Alleged Burglar Calls 911 to Report Fire

by SurfKY News
August 22, 2015 4916

Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 4853

UPDATE: Four Dead, Two Survive Boating Accident

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 3866

MPD Coducting Sobriety Checkpoints

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

August 06, 2015 14595

Muhlenberg Woman Reportedly Suffers Violent…

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 10498

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

August 27, 2015 3789

All is Well after MNHHS Lockdown

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 1511

Kentucky Career Center Blood Drive Aug. 31

by SurfKY News
August 26, 2015 1088

Legislators Preview Election 2015

by KET
August 27, 2015 834

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 806

Driver Injured after Swerving to Avoid Striking…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 470

Remember Alison Parker, Adam Ward Not the Killer

by SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 456

KSP Charges Jefferson County Man with Child…

by SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 409

Rep. Steve Riggs Challenges State, Local…

by SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 384

Jobless Rates down in 115 Kentucky Counties in…

by SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 371

Four Face Meth Charges

by SurfKY News