Norman Named To NABC Honors Court
July 13, 2010
LAS VEGAS - UNLV men's basketball guard Tyler Norman has been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court for 2009-10, the organization announced this week.
The NABC Honors Court recognizes collegiate basketball student-athletes who excel in academics during the season. It also acknowledges 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, which includes: being a junior or senior academically and a varsity player, having a cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or higher at the conclusion of the 2009-10 academic year, having matriculated at least one year at their current institution, and also being a member of a NCAA Division I, II, III or NAIA school.
Norman, who was a junior on the 2009-10 Runnin' Rebel basketball team and will be a senior this fall is a physical education major with a cumulative GPA of 3.34. He attended Iowa State before returning to Las Vegas, where he attended Faith Lutheran High School.
Last season for the Runnin' Rebels, Norman appeared in seven of UNLV's 34 games. The team had an overall record of 25-9 and made its third NCAA Tournament appearance in the last four years.