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Bailey Tabbed To NABC Honors Court

          Release: 07/26/2016
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – College of Charleston rising junior forward Evan Bailey (Canton, Ohio) was tabbed to the 2015-16 National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court, recognizing men’s collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the past season.

A 2016 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District Men’s Basketball Team selection, Bailey is a member of the CofC Honors College compiling an impressive 3.700 grade-point average in chemistry at The College. He played in all 31 games of the season averaging 6.4 points per game, which was fifth most on the team.

In the postseason, he was named to the CAA All-Academic Team. A four-time CofC Director of Athletics Honor Roll student as well as a CofC Presidential and Academic Merit Scholar, Bailey received grant money from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) to conduct research in organic chemistry this summer.

The NABC Honors Court recognizes the talents and gifts that these men possess 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: (1) Academically a junior or senior and a varsity player, (2) cumulative grade-point average (GPA) of 3.2 or higher at the conclusion of the 2015-16 academic year, (3) students must have matriculated at least one year at their current institution and (4) member of a NCAA Division I, II, III, or NAIA Division I or II institution with a NABC member coach.