Garet Tucker Named to NABC Honors Court
August 3, 2015
Written by: Michael Brown, Interim Sports Information Director
KANSAS CITY, Mo.- The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced last week the 2014-15 NABC Honors Court with Palm Beach Atlantic senior Garet Tucker among the honorees. The NABC Honors Court recognizes men’s collegiate basketball student-athletes who have excelled in academics during the past year.
A senior Communications major from Rapid City, South Dakota, Tucker closed out his two-year Sailfish career with solid numbers on the court in addition to his good work in the classroom.
This past season the 6’7” versatile big-man started 25 games while averaging 11.3 points and 4.4 rebounds per game. His 50.5-percent shooting mark from the field led all regulars for the ‘Fish while even knocking down 7-of-13 shots from beyond the arc.
In order to be eligible for the NABC Honors Court, the student-athlete must academically be a junior or senior varsity player, have a cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or higher at the conclusion of the 2014-15 academic year and the student-athletes must have matriculated at least one year at their current institution. In addition, the student-athletes coach must be an active member of the NABC.
A record 1,000 student-athletes from 350 colleges and universities, including a total of 14 student-athletes from members of the Sunshine State Conference earned NABC Honors Court distinction in 2014-15.
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