TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- The Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology men's basketball team earned the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Team Academic Excellence Award for its efforts in the classroom during the 2016-17 season.
Team Academic Excellence Award recipients must have an overall team cumulative grade point above 3.0. Rose-Hulman is among 213 institutions at the NCAA Division I, II, III or NAIA levels in compiling a men's basketball team grade point average above 3.0. Rose-Hulman is also one of 10 Indiana institutions earning the award.
Rose-Hulman compiled a 14-12 record and qualified for its seventh consecutive Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament last winter. The Fightin' Engineers open the 2017-18 regular season at the University of Chicago Midway Classic on Nov. 17-18.