Culver, McCabe and Matthews Jr. recognized in NABC Honors Court

WVU Men's Basketball

Derek Culver and Emmitt Matthews Jr. wait to check in against St. John’s at Madison Square Garden. (Photo: Nick Farrell)

Three Mountaineer student-athletes from the men’s basketball team have been honored by the National Association of Basketball Coaches for their work in the classroom.

Jordan McCabe (Photo: Jamie Green)

Juniors Derek Culver, Emmitt Matthews Jr. and Jordan McCabe were named to the 2019-2020 NABC Honors Court, which recognizes men’s basketball players who performed well in their academics. The trio are among 1,350 student-athletes to receive the honor.

In order to be eligible, student-athletes must be an academic junior or senior, a varsity player and have a cumulative 3.2 GPA after this past academic year.

The Mountaineers’ three honorees is the highest on the Honors Court among Big 12 schools.

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