Three Lions honored by NABC for their achievements in the classroom

Three Lions honored by NABC for their achievements in the classroom

CINCINNATI, Ohio-- Three Mount St. Joseph University men's basketball players have earned spots on the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court, in results released on Tuesday. 

Senior Erik Edwards (Cincinnati, OH/Roger Bacon), was joined by juniors Jake Cropper (Georgetown, OH/Georgetown) and Mitch Moorhead (Cincinnati, OH/Elder) on the NABC Honors Court. To be named to the NABC Honors Court one must be a junior or senior with a grade point average at or above 3.20 who appeared in varsity action on the season. 

Moorhead played in 20 games for the Lions in 2017-18, averaging 2.1 points per game.

Cropper started 22 of 26 games for The Mount as a junior. On the year Jake averaged 8.1 points and 3.5 rebounds per game, scoring in double figures in nine games. 

Edwards was a leader on and off the court for the Lions during his career, and in 2017-18 he started all 26 games. Erik averaged 14.3 points and a team high 6.1 rebounds per game, helping the Lions to a 17-9 overall record and third regular season HCAC championship in the past four years. For his career Erik tallied 1122 points and 523 rebounds while helping lead the Lions to a 74-33 record during his career. 

The Lions will open the 2018-19 season with a November 12th trip to take on the Quakers of Wilmington College.