AUGUSTA, GA -- The Peach Belt Conference released the men's basketball All-Academic team from the conference office in Augusta. The team is part of a season-long program recognizing the outstanding accomplishments of PBC student-athletes in the classroom as well as on the field. To be eligible for the All-Academic team, a student-athlete must 1) be either a starter or significant contributor; 2) achieved a 3.30 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) and 3) completed at least one full academic year at his or her current institution and has reached sophomore athletic eligibility. The Peach Belt Conference Sports Information Directors oversee the teams.
Founded in 1991, the Peach Belt Conference is home to 35 NCAA Division II National Championships. 14 member institutions in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida and Alabama compete in 15 championship sports. 2015-16 members are Armstrong State University, Augusta University, Clayton State University, Columbus State University, Flagler College, Francis Marion University, Georgia College, Georgia Southwestern State University, Lander University, University of Montevallo, University of North Carolina at Pembroke, University of North Georgia, University of South Carolina Aiken and Young Harris College.
2015-16 Men's Basketball All-Academic Team
|David Belfield||USC Aiken||Soph.||Charlotte, N.C.||3.64||Communications|
|Ryan Blumenthal||Georgia College||Sr.||Acworth, Ga.||3.42||Marketing|
|Christian Bybjerg||Flagler||Sr.||Solrod, Denmark||3.52||Business Administration|
|Clint Coleman||Young Harris||Soph.||Hayesville, N.C.||3.61||History|
|Evyn Smith||Georgia College||Jr.||Long Island, N.Y.||3.62||Management Information Systems|
|Sergio Smith||Lander||Jr.||Dorchester, S.C.||3.34||Computer Information Systems|
|Chandler Thomas||Georgia Southwestern||Grad.||Indianapolis, Ind.||3.50||Business Administration|
|Adam Thoseby||Georgia Southwestern||Grad.||Melbourne, Australia||3.67||Computer Science|
|Michael Varrichione||North Georgia||Grad.||Medway, Mass.||3.33||Criminal Justice|
|C.J. Wilson||Young Harris||Jr.||Conyers, Ga.||3.40||Business & Public Policy|