KANSAS CITY, MO-Junior basketball players Khobi Williamson (Norfolk, VA/Maury) and Sasha Obradovic (Belgrade, Serbia/Hawaii Prep) have just been named to the 2012-13 Honors Court presented by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC).
The NABC Honors Court recognizes those collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the 2012-13 season; it recognizes the talents and gifts that these men possess off the court, and the hard work the exhibit in the classroom.
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 2012-13 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.
Williamson, a physics major, boasts a 3.25 in the classroom after three years at Hampden-Sydney. On the court, the 6-7 forward is a two-time All-ODAC honoree, and this past season, he earned First Team honors after averaging 14.2 points- and 6.2 rebounds-per-game while shooting an impressive 65.8 percent from the floor.
Obradovic has an impressive 3.66 GPA while majoring in mathematical economics. On the court, the rising senior posted averages of 2.2 points- and 1.7 rebounds-per-game. Impressively, he boasted a 1.6 assist-to-turnover ratio.
To view the entire Honors Court, click here.