ORONO, Maine --- University of Maine senior Mike Allison (Lynden, Ontario) was named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches 2012-2013 Honors Court, announced on Wednesday, July 17, 2013. He is one of just five student-athletes from America East to receive recognition.
The NABC Honors Court recognizes the talents and gifts that the young men possess off the court, and the hard work they exhibit in the classroom. In order to be named to the Honors Court, a student-athlete must meet a high standard of academic criteria. The qualifications are academically, they must be a junior or a senior, they must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or higher at the conclusion of the 2012-2013 academic year, they must have matriculated at least one year at their current institution and they must be a member of a NCAA Division I, II, III or NAIA Division I or II institution.
Allison graduated in May with a degree in kinesiology and physical education. He has been named to the America East All-Defensive Team each of the past two seasons. Allison led America East, avering 1.7 blocks per game this season. It is the second straight season that he has led the conference in blocks. His 7.3 rebounds ranked fifth in the conference this season. Allison averaged 6.5 points per game.
New Hampshire and Vermont were the only other two schools in the conference to have student-athletes named to the NABC Honors Court.