KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Association of Basketball Coaches [NABC] announced on Wednesday that Lyon College was one of 209 men's basketball programs across all of NCAA Divisions I, II and III, as well as NAIA and NJCAA to achieve a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or better and earn the Team Academic Excellence Award for 2016-17.
The Scots have earned the award twice since the inaugural Team Academic Excellence Award began following the 2012-13 season. The Scots obtained the honor following the 2014-15 season.
Lyon was just one of three American Midwest Conference institutions to merit the Team Academic Excellence Award, joining Freed-Hardeman and Missouri Baptist.