Three GLIAC Men's Basketball Players Named to the Capital One Academic All-District IV College Division Team

Three GLIAC Men's Basketball Players Named to the Capital One Academic All-District IV College Division Team

Parts of this release courtesy of the Michigan Technological University Media Relations Department

Bay City, Mich. - The 2012-2013 Capital One Academic All-District ® Men’s Basketball Teams, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America, have been released to recognize the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom.   Capital One became the entitlement rights holder to CoSIDA’s Academic All-America teams programs in 2011.

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Lake Superior State University's Derek Billing, Michigan Technological University's Alex Culy, and Wayne State University's Ian Larkin have earned a place on the Capital One Academic All-District IV College Division Team.

NCAA DIVISION II (Great Lakes Intercollegiate, Great Lakes Valley)

FIRST TEAM

Name

School

 Yr.

Hometown

GPA

Major

Derek Billing

Lake Superior State

Jr.

Anna, Ohio

3.58

Exercise science

Zach Brown

Cedarville

Sr.

Mason, Ohio

3.81

 Early childhood education

Alex Culy

Michigan Tech

Jr.

Rice Lake, Wis.

3.88

Chemical engineering

Ian Larkin

Wayne State

Sr.

Detroit, Mich.

3.54

 Business management

Tyler Thompson

Quincy

 Gr.

Aurora, Ill.

3.52

MBA

 

 

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