Saint Joseph's graduates Michael Booth and Kyle Thompson have been named to the 2017-18 NABC Honors Court, as announced by The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC).
The Honors Court recognizes those men’s collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the past season. In order to be named to the Honors Court, a student-athlete must be a junior or senior and have a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher at the end of the 2017-18 academic year.
Booth graduated from Saint Joseph's with his degree in pharmaceutical marketing, and earns his second consecutie selection to the Honors Court. A four-year walk-on from Thornton, Pa., he received the team's George Senesky Award for academics this season and is a repeat selection to the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Thompson, from Mt. Laurel, N.J., received his SJU degree in interdisciplinary health services and earned recognition for multiple years on the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll. He was a four-year walk-on for the Hawks and this season, earned the Cummins Award for Spirit for the second time in his career.