McCarthy was one of three members of the Skyline Conference to achieve NABC Honors Court laurels
Courtesy of Old Westbury Sports Information (written by Harris Rappel)
7/10/2012 3:52:00 PM
KANSAS CITY, MO (www.OLDWESTBURYPANTHERS.com) – SUNY College at Old Westbury men's basketball guard Rashawn McCarthy has been named to the 2012 National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court, which recognizes those collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the 2011-12 season.
The NABC Honors Court recognizes the talents and gifts that these men possess off the court, and the hard work they exhibit in the classroom. In order to be named to the Honors Court, an athlete must meet a high standard of academic criteria. The qualifications are as follows: 1. Academically a junior or senior and a varsity player. 2. Cumulative G.P.A. of 3.2 or higher at the conclusion of the 2010-11 academic year. 3. Students must have matriculated at least one year at their current institution. 4. Member of an NCAA Division I, II, III, or NAIA Institution.
McCarthy, a Business Administration major from Westbury, New York, averaged 9.3 points on 42.7 percent shooting from the field to go along with 3.5 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 0.9 steals per game as a junior. In his first season as a Panther, he poured in a career-high 21 points on 9-of-12 shooting from the floor in Old Westbury's regular season finale victory over Maritime.
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