Noreen, Browne Earn Big 12 Academic Honor

By Bryan Messerly for
February 26, 2014 12:39 PM
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- The Big 12 Conference has named 29 student-athletes to the 2014 Academic All-Big 12 Men’s Basketball Team, the league office announced.
For the second year in a row, junior Kevin Noreen has been named to the first team while Gary Browne has been tabbed a second-team selection.
A total of 16 members make up the first team, while the second team includes 13 honorees.
First team members consist of those who have maintained a 3.20 or better GPA while the second team selections hold a 3.00 to 3.19 GPA.
To qualify student-athletes must maintain a 3.00 GPA or higher either cumulative or the two previous semesters and must have participated in 60 percent of their team’s scheduled contests. Freshmen and transfers are not eligible in their first year of academic residence. Senior student-athletes who have participated for a minimum of two years and meet all the criteria except percent of participation are also eligible.

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