APPLETON, Wis. -- Three Lawrence University men's basketball players have been selected for the National Association of Basketball Coaches Honors Court.
Seniors Jeremy Stephani (Arlington Heights, Ill./Wheeling), Evan McLaughlin (LaGrange, Ill./Nazareth Academy) and Eric Weiss (Birmingham, Mich./Bloomfield Hills) were all chosen for the Honors Court. It was the second consecutive selection for Stephani and McLaughlin.
The Honors Court recognizes men's collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the past season. To be eligible for the Honors Court, a student-athlete must be a junior or senior and have a grade point average of 3.2 or higher at the end of the 2017-18 academic year.
Stephani earned a bachelor's degree in economics, McLaughlin received a degree in government and Weiss graduated with a degree in history. All three were named to the Academic All-Midwest Conference team as well.
Stephani, McLaughlin and Weiss join a long list of Lawrence players who have been named to the Honors Court since the award was established a decade ago. This trio pushes the number of Lawrence selections to 17.
Others honored were: 2007-08, Jayce Apelgren; 2008-09, Apelgren, Dustin Lee, John Dekker, Ryan Kroeger, Yui Ueno; 2014-15, Andrew Borresen, Ryan DePouw, Troy Miller, Jamie Nikitas; 2015-16, Miller, Nikitas; and 2016-17, Stephani, McLaughlin.