RICHMOND, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky University men’s basketball players Eric Stutz and Deverin Muff were selected to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) 2013-14 Honors Court, which recognizes men’s basketball players that excelled in academics during the past season.

In order to be named to the Honors Court, a student-athlete must meet a high standard of academic criteria. The qualifications are as follows: academically a junior or senior, cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.2 or higher at the conclusion of the 2013-14 academic year and students must have matriculated at least one year at their current institution.

Stutz, a 6-foot-8 forward from Newburgh, Indiana averaged 8.6 points and a team-best 4.6 rebounds per game as a junior during the 2013-14 season. Muff, a 6-foot-8 forward from Strongsville, Ohio appeared in 29 of the team’s 34 games as a junior in 2013-14.

Both players were recognized as Colonel Scholars (3.0 GPA) in 2013-14. Stutz also earned the Bratzke Award of Excellence (highest GPA on the team).

A record number of 895 student-athletes from 335 colleges and universities earned NABC Honors Court distinction.