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.


First NameLast NameSchoolSport
SeanRossAlice LloydMen's Basketball
TimothyBradshawAsburyMen's Basketball
WilliamHendersonAsburyMen's Basketball
Isaac MooreAsburyMen's Basketball
DillonGeraldsBresciaMen's Basketball
MasonRolandBresciaMen's Basketball
Ed CarterBresciaMen's Basketball
ZacharyBryanCarlowMen's Basketball
CharlesScharboCarlowMen's Basketball
JacobSt. GeorgeCarlowMen's Basketball
NateNiehoffIU EastMen's Basketball
Brad HuntIU EastMen's Basketball
Lucas HuffmanIU EastMen's Basketball
Devon BurtonIU KokomoMen's Basketball
ChristianSmithIU KokomoMen's Basketball
Toby VanLiewIU KokomoMen's Basketball
NickTinsleyIU SoutheastMen's Basketball
Cory InmanOhio ChristianMen's Basketball
NicholasBakerOhio ChristianMen's Basketball
Lassana KonatePoint ParkMen's Basketball
WyattBrewsterRio GrandeMen's Basketball
Devon PriceRio GrandeMen's Basketball
ColeSchoolcraftWVU TechMen's Basketball