The NABC Honors Court recognizes the talents of the student-athletes off the court, and the hard work they exhibit in the classroom. In order to be named to the Honors Court, a student-athlete must meet a high standard of academic criteria. The qualifications are as follows:
- Academically a junior or senior and a varsity player.
- Cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher at the conclusion of the 2012-13 academic year.
- Students must have matriculated at least one year at their current institution.
- Member of an NCAA Division I, II, III, or NAIA Institution.
The annual academic recognition has become a program staple during head coach Johnny Dawkins’ tenure. Back in March, Stanford totaled the most Pac-12 All-Academic selections (7) of any conference school for the fourth consecutive season. The Cardinal has also produced 54 all-time All-Academic selections, the most of any conference school since the award's inception in 1985-86.
Brown (Communication, 3.35 GPA), who is completing coursework toward a Master’s in Communication, was named to this year’s Pac-12 All-Academic Second Team squad.
Gage (Economics, 3.65 GPA) is a two-time Pac-12 All-Academic First Team honoree.
Lemons (Economics, 3.51 GPA) was recognized as a Pac-12 All-Academic First Team selection this year.
Nastic (Psychology, 3.28 GPA) received Pac-12 All-Academic Second Team accolades this year after earning Honorable Mention status last season.
Powell (Science, Technology & Society, 3.23 GPA) was the only player to earn a spot on both the Pac-12 All-Academic Team and All-Pac-12 First Team. He was named to the Pac-12 All-Academic Second Team this year after finishing 2011-12 as an Honorable Mention recipient.
Stanford (19-15, 9-9 Pac-12) advanced to the postseason for the second straight year, reaching the second round of the NIT after winning the event in 2012. Stanford wrapped up non-conference play at 10-5, including wins over Northern Iowa and Northwestern. In Pac-12 action, Stanford swept the season series against California for the first time since 2008 and notched a 76-52 upset of No. 10/12 Oregon at Maples Pavilion. Noticeable strides were made by several players, most notably juniors Powell and Josh Huestis. Powell was named the Pac-12 Most Improved Player, with his all-around game garnering as much attention as his scoring and rebounding. Huestis became first player in over 10 years to nearly average a double-double and developed into one of the conference’s premier defensive players, rebounders and shot-blockers.
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