Michigan's Zack Novak and three Washtenaw County natives honored for academic achievement
Three Washtenaw County natives join Michigan senior-to-be Zack Novak on the National Association of Basketball Coaches 2010-11 Honors Court released today.
Huron High School graduate Anthony Chun, Pioneer's Matt Johnson and Chelsea's Nate Schwarze are also on the list, which recognizes college basketball players who excelled in academics during the 2010-11 season.
A total of 406 players from Division I, II, III and NAIA programs were honored.
Novak, enrolled in the Stephen M. Ross School of Business, is one of five Big Ten players on the list. He is joined by Mike Kebler (Michigan State), Blake Hoffarber (Minnesota), Jared Berggreu (Wisconsin) and Brett Valentyn (Wisconsin).
Chun is an economics major at Kenyon College, Johnson is studying law, letters & society at the University of Chicago and Schwarze is an economics and sports management major at Rice.
To be eligible for the NABC honor, players must have junior or senior eligibility and have a GPA of 3.2 or higher at the conclusion of the 2010-11 academic year.