(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) – Recent Thomas More University graduates Ryne Callahan (Morehead, Ky./Rowan County) and Brandon Horne (Louisville, Ky./Male) have been named to the 2018-19 National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court.
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 Courts, a student-athlete must meet the high standards of academic criteria. The qualifications are the as follows:
- Academically a junior or senior and a varsity player.
- Cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.2 or higher at the conclusion of the 2018-19 academic year.
- Student must have matriculated at least one year at their current institution.
- Member of a NCAA Division I, II, II or NAIA Division I or II institution with a NABC member coach.
Callahan graduated with a 3.426 GPA. He started all 25 games for the Saints this past season and was second on the team with a 13.6 points per game. Callahan shot 47.6 percent from the field, including 46.2 percent behind the three-point arch.
Horne graduated in May with a 3.620 GPA. He also started all 25 games and averaged 10.3 points per game, while pulling down 6.0 rebounds per game. Horne shot 50.8 percent from the field and had 30 steals and 55 assists.
Thomas More posted 16-9 record last season, including a 9-1 record at the Connor Convocation Center. The Saints will transition to the NAIA and the Mid-South Conference for the 2019-20 season.