Men's basketball's Case named to NABC Honors Court

Jesse Case shoots a basketball. Text: NABC Honors Court

Kansas City, Mo. -- University of Lynchburg men's basketball player Jesse Case (Leesburg, Va.) was named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches' 2017-18 Honors Court, the professional organization announced Thursday.

Case, a rising senior who is majoring in business management, is one of 10 Old Dominion Athletic Conference men's basketball scholar-athletes included on the list. Honorees must carry a 3.2 cumulative GPA, have junior or senior academic status, and be nominated by an NABC member coach.

He appeared in 27 games in his first season at Lynchburg, starting five, and averaged 5.5 point and 2.5 assists per game for the Hornets.

The NABC was founded in 1927 by Phog Allen, the legendary basketball coach at the University of Kansas. The organization currently has nearly 5,000 members consisting primarily of university and college men's basketball coaches. Members of the NABC are expected to uphold the core values of collegiate basketball by bringing attention to the positive aspects of the sport and the roles coaches play in the academic and athletic lives of today's student-athletes.

Follow this link to view the NABC's full list 2017-18 Honors Court scholar-athletes.