July 18, 2013
Kentucky's basketball team was recognized by the National Association of Basketball Coaches for a Team Academic Excellence Award, as announced by the organization on Thursday.
What's a team gotta do for that? Post a combined 3.0 GPA or better. UK had a 3.23 GPA this year (posting a 3.4 in the spring and a 2.71 in the fall).
There were only six high-major schools that reached that mark this year: Kentucky, Louisville, Texas, Stanford, Texas Tech and St. John's.