ROCK HILL, S.C. (TheSAC.com) – Newberry's Luke Gibson has been named to the 2018-19 Google Cloud Academic All-America® Division II Men's Basketball Third Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
The 2018-19 Google Cloud Academic All-America® Men's Basketball Team, selected by CoSIDA, recognizes the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performances on the field and in the classroom. The Google Cloud Academic All-America® program separately recognizes basketball honorees in four divisions — NCAA Division I, NCAA Division II, NCAA Division III and NAIA.
Ten of the 15 members of the 2018-19 Google Cloud Academic All-America® Division II Men's Basketball teams have at least a 3.80 GPA, with two student-athletes maintaining a perfect 4.00 GPA. The five members of the first team have an average GPA of 3.97.
A junior guard from Albemarle, N.C., Gibson has a 3.98 GPA in accounting. He saw action in all 28 games for the Wolves this season, averaging 11.2 points, 2.8 rebounds and 1.03 steals per game.
The Division II Academic All-America® program is being financially supported by the NCAA Division II national governance structure to assist CoSIDA with handling the awards fulfillment aspects for the 2018-19 Division II Academic All-America® teams program.
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