NEW ALBANY, Ind. - Redshirt sophomore Nick Tinsley was named to the 2016-17 River States Conference Men's Basketball Scholar-Athlete Team, the conference announced today.
The conference had 23 players who qualfied for the 2016-17 season. This is the second year of the RSC Scholar-Athlete Team program, which recognizes excellence in the classroom while competing as an RSC student-athlete.
To earn a spot on the team, student-athletes must have a cumulative grade-point average of 3.25 or higher, compete in an RSC championship sport and be nominated by their athletic department.
The NAIA has a similar awards program, the NAIA-Daktronics Scholar-Athlete award, which is for juniors and seniors who have a grade-point average of 3.50 or higher.
2016-17 RSC MEN'S BASKETBALL SCHOLAR-ATHLETE TEAM
|First Name||Last Name||School||Sport|
|Sean||Ross||Alice Lloyd||Men's Basketball|
|Jacob||St. George||Carlow||Men's Basketball|
|Nate||Niehoff||IU East||Men's Basketball|
|Brad||Hunt||IU East||Men's Basketball|
|Lucas||Huffman||IU East||Men's Basketball|
|Devon||Burton||IU Kokomo||Men's Basketball|
|Christian||Smith||IU Kokomo||Men's Basketball|
|Toby||VanLiew||IU Kokomo||Men's Basketball|
|Nick||Tinsley||IU Southeast||Men's Basketball|
|Cory||Inman||Ohio Christian||Men's Basketball|
|Nicholas||Baker||Ohio Christian||Men's Basketball|
|Lassana||Konate||Point Park||Men's Basketball|
|Wyatt||Brewster||Rio Grande||Men's Basketball|
|Devon||Price||Rio Grande||Men's Basketball|
|Cole||Schoolcraft||WVU Tech||Men's Basketball|