KANSAS CITY, Mo. (July 21, 2017) – Rollins men's basketball had three players named to the National Basketball Coaches Association Honor Court for academic excellence during the year.
Nils Lehmann, Sam Philpott and Zach Ullian were honored on the list for carrying a 3.2 GPA or higher at the conclusion of the 2016-17 academic year. Lehmann is an Economics major while Philpott and Ullian are both in the Rollins Business program.
The Tars are coming off one of the most successful seasons in school history, winning the Sunshine State Conference Tournament, NCAA South Region Championship and advancing to the NCAA Elite Eight for the second time in school history. Philpott was the Tars leading scorer with 15.3 points per game, Lehmann started 22 games and put up 3.4 points a night while Ullian was a key member of the Tars bench during the year.