Covenant's Burns, Frierson Named To 2013-14 NABC Honors Court

Monday, July 21, 2014
The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) today announced the 2013-14 NABC Honors Court, recognizing those men's collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the past season. Covenant rising seniors Ryan Burns and Nate Frierson were both honored.

The NABC Honors Court recognizes the talents and gifts of men's basketball players across the country and from all divisions for their efforts off the court and the hard work they exhibit in the classroom.
A record number 895 student-athletes from 338 colleges and universities earned NABC Honors Court distinction this year.

Burns, a native of Niceville, Florida, is a Philosophy major and a Business minor. He was also named to the USA South All-Academic team this year. Burns played in 16 games during the 2013-14 season.

A History major, Frierson was also a USA South All-Academic selection in 2013-14. The Laurel, Maryland, native was selected to the CoSIDA Academic All-District team this year and averaged a career-high 7.8 points per game. In 2012-13, he was earned NCCAA Scholar-Athlete honors and was a Great South Athletic Conference All-Academic honoree as a freshman in 2011-12. 

In order to be named to the Honors Court, a student-athlete must be a junior or senior varsity player and have a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher at the conclusion of the 2013-14 year. Nominees must also have at least one year at their current institution and have a coach who is a member of the NABC.

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