UNIONTOWN, Pa. - At the United States Collegiate Athletic Association National Championships Basketball Banquet on Tuesday night, three Illinois Institute of Technology men's basketball players received Academic All-American honors. Men's Basketball seniors Vignesh Rajagopal, Samuel Rarick, and Anders Bybjerg were all recognized by the USCAA for the second consecutive season.
Student-athletes must be sophomores, juniors, or seniors and four-year institutions or sophomores at two-year institutions to be considered for the USCAA's All-Academic distinction. Overall grade point averages must be at least a 3.5 (on a four-point system) or better.
The #4 Scarlet Hawks begin USCAA Tournament play tomorrow with a 4:00 p.m ET (3:00 p.m. CT) contest against #5 Florida College in Uniontown, Pennsylvania at Penn State-Fayette. The USCAA is set to provide live stats and a live broadcast.