Men's Basketball

Griffin Honored by NABC
Release: Monday 07/21/2014 
by WSU Athletic Media Relations

Wright State senior men’s basketball player Kendall Griffin has been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches 2013-14 Honors Court.

"Kendall is the first player I offered a scholarship to when I became head coach four years ago,” WSU head coach Billy Donlon said.  “Wright State University, our community and our basketball family have been extremely fortunate to have this special young man be a part of our lives.  His maturity, work ethic, commitment to family and selfless persona is second to none.  He comes from an amazing family, and we are all so happy to celebrate this achievement together.”

Griffin, a 6-4 guard from Avon, Indiana, is majoring in biomedical engineering.  He missed the second half of the season with an injury but played in 23 games, averaging 5.1 points per game.  Griffin tied his career-high 15 points at Georgetown and has played in 84 games over the last three seasons for the Raiders.  WSU will return four seniors from its 21-win team that advanced to the Horizon League Championship game.

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.  @NABC1927 invites you to share the success of these student-athletes using #NABC #HONORSCOURT.

A record number 894 student-athletes from 338 colleges and universities earned NABC Honors Court distinction.

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.

2. Cumulative grade point average (GPA) 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 with a NABC member coach.

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