The Big 12 Conference has named 28 student-athletes to the 2014 Academic All-Big 12 Men’s Basketball Team, the league office announced.
Tyler Neal (Oklahoma), Christien Sager (Oklahoma State) and Jaye Crockett (Texas Tech) were nominated with 4.00 grade point averages.
Texas Tech led all teams with five total honorees, while the Red Raiders and Cowboys each had three first team selections.
A total of 15 members make up the first team, while the second team includes 13 honorees.
First team members consist of those who have maintained a 3.20 or better GPA while the second team selections hold a 3.00 to 3.19 GPA.
To qualify student-athletes must maintain a 3.00 GPA or higher either cumulative or the two previous semesters and must have participated in 60 percent of their team’s scheduled contests. Freshmen and transfers are not eligible in their first year of academic residence. Senior student-athletes who have participated for a minimum of two years and meet all the criteria except percent of participation are also eligible.