KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced Monday that 175 Division II men's basketball student-athletes have been named 2016-17 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes. Mayville State (N.D.) led all schools with seven students earning the honor.
In order to be nominated by an institution's head coach or sports information director, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and must have achieved a junior academic status.
Olivet Nazarene University had three Tigers honored this year, all for a second time: guards Abe Barwegen (SR/Otsego, Mich.) and Tyler Crater (SR/Hampshire, Ill.), and forward Ryan Carl (SR/Galesburg, Ill.).
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