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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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

Weather Sponsored by

1 DOW 16,102.38
-272.38 (-1.66%)    
2 S&P 1,921.22
-29.91 (-1.53%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,683.92
-49.58 (-1.05%)    

Stock Report Sponsored by

3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

September 04, 2015 21290

UPDATE: Attack on WKP Never Happened, Say Police

by SurfKY News
August 31, 2015 6937

Man Convicted of Hopkins Countian's Death Granted…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 6293

Madisonville Gaining Two New Businesses

by Ron Sanders
August 30, 2015 4089

UPDATED: 'He Fought the Law ... but, the Law Won'

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 3570

Investigation Leads to Meth Trafficking Charge

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

September 04, 2015 21290

UPDATE: Attack on WKP Never Happened, Say Police

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 12520

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

September 04, 2015 21290

UPDATE: Attack on WKP Never Happened, Say Police

by SurfKY News
September 04, 2015 2166

Man Charged with Kidnapping 8-Year-Old Girl

by SurfKY News
September 04, 2015 947

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru…

by SurfKY News
September 04, 2015 834

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
September 04, 2015 791

Madisonville Christens New $1.1M Ladder Truck

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
September 04, 2015 782

Franklin Graham Offers Opinion on Kim Davis Case

by SurfKY News
September 04, 2015 742

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
September 04, 2015 726

Henderson, Paducah, Owensboro, Madisonville…

by SurfKY News
September 04, 2015 687

Owensboro Air Show, Century Aluminum Announce…

by SurfKY News
September 04, 2015 643

Harmful Algal Bloom Recreational Advisory Issued

by SurfKY News