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Two Jackrabbits Earn Academic Honors

Courtesy: SDSU Sports Info
Release: 07/19/2012 15:17:27
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The National Association of Basketball Coaches' selected both Tony Fiegen and Brayden Carlson to its "Honors Court," which recognizes student-athletes who excelled in academics during the 2011-12 season.

A junior from Madison, S.D., Fiegen majors in biology and averaged seven points and 3.9 rebounds per game, while shooting 49 percent from the field.

Carlson, a Brookings native, averaged 7.3 points per game and shot 48 percent from the field while majoring in business economics.

All eligible selections for the Honors Court must be a member of the varsity squad, be a junior or senior academically and carry at least a cumulative 3.2 GPA.