ORONO, Maine – Former University of Maine men's basketball player Andrew Rogers (Philadelphia, Pa.) has been named to the 2012 National Association of Basketball Coaches Honors Court.
The award recognizes those players with a junior or senior standing who have at least a 3.2 cumulative grade point average.
Rogers, who just completed his senior season and earned his degree in kinesiology and physical education, was a three-time America East All-Academic Team selection as well as earning the University of Maine 'M' Club Dean Smith award, given to the school's top male and female student-athlete. He was also a CoSIDA First Team District I All-Academic selection as well as earning the 2011 Honors Court distinction.
On the court, Rogers ranked among the top players in NCAA Division I basketball in assist-to-turnover ratio while averaging 3.4 assists per contest.
The men's basketball team as a whole also received recognition according to the NCAA, scoring a perfect 1,000 on the Academic Progress Report for the 2010-11 academic year. Maine's multi-year APR rate is 967 while the Division I average is 950-951.