Kyle Meyer Named to the NABC Honors Court

Photo courtesy of Quinn Fitzgerald
Photo courtesy of Quinn Fitzgerald

FRANKLIN, Ind. - Junior forward Kyle Meyer was announced to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court on Wednesday (Jul. 17) afternoon for his work on the floor and in the classroom in 2018-19. 

The Milan, Ind.-native appeared in and started 20 contests in 2018-19, his first year as a full-time starter. Meyer averaged 6.0 points on 47.5 percent shooting while grabbing 3.5 rebounds and finishing third on the team with 16 blocked shots. He reached double-digit point totals on four separate occasions, with back-to-back 14-point efforts against Centre (Nov. 27) and Hanover (Dec. 1) establishing his season-high in scoring. 

To be named to the annual Honors Court, student-athletes must maintain a cumulative 3.2 grade point average while holding junior or senior eligibility and one year completed at their current institution. 

About the National Association of Basketball Coaches Association
Located in Kansas City, Missouri, the NABC was founded in 1927 by Forrest "Phog" Allen, the legendary basketball coach at the University of Kansas.  Allen, a student of James Naismith, the inventor of basketball, organized coaches into this collective group to serve as Guardians of the Game.  The NABC currently has nearly 5,000 members consisting primarily of university and college men's basketball coaches.  All members of the NABC are expected to uphold the core values of being a Guardian of the Game by bringing attention to the positive aspects of the sport of basketball and the role coaches play in the academic and athletic lives of today's student-athletes.  The four core values of being a Guardian of the Game are advocacy, leadership, service and education.  Additional information about the NABC, its programs and membership, can be found at www.nabc.org.