Zaid Hearst, Justin Harris and Emanuel Binyam Selected to NABC Honors Court

Zaid Hearst, Justin Harris and Emanuel Binyam Selected to NABC Honors Court

HAMDEN, Conn. – Three members of the 2014-15 Quinnipiac men's basketball team have been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches Honors Court. The NABC honored Zaid Hearst (Bethesda, Md.), Justin Harris (Paterson, N.J.) and Emanuel Binyam (Rockville, Md.) – a second straight selection for all three student-athletes.

The NABC Honors Court recognizes those collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the 2014-15 season. 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.

A record number of 1,000 student-athletes from 350 colleges and universities earned NABC Honors Court distinction. Quinnipiac had three of the four student-athletes recognized by the NABC from the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC), as one member of Siena's basketball program earned the accolade as well.

In order to be named to the Honors Court, a student-athlete must meet a high standard of academic criteria. The qualifications are as follows:
1 Academically a junior or senior and a varsity player.
2. Cumulative G.P.A. of 3.2 or higher at the conclusion of the 2013-14 academic year.
3. Students must have matriculated at least one year at their current institution.
4. Member of an NCAA Division I, II, III, or NAIA Division I or II institution.

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