Peach Belt Announces Men's Basketball All-Academic Team

Peach Belt Announces Men's Basketball All-Academic Team

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

Player School Year Hometown GPA Major (Minor)
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