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Joe Kelling
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Three Men's Basketball Players Named to NABC Honors Court

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Three members of the 2012-13 Creighton men's basketball team have been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches Honors Court. The NABC honored Joe Kelling, Taylor Stormberg and Ethan Wragge.

The NABC Honors Court recognizes those collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the 2012-13 season. The NABC Honors Court recognizes the talents and gifts that these 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 as follows:
1. Academically a junior or senior and a varsity player.
2. Cumulative G.P.A. of 3.2 or higher at the conclusion of the 2012-13 academic year.
3. Students must have matriculated at least one year at their current institution.
4. Member of an NCAA Division I, II, III, or NAIA Division I or II institution.

Kelling graduated in May with a degree in Biology, while Stormberg graduated with a Finance degree. Wragge will be a senior when classes resume next month, where he's a Finance/Marketing/Entrepreneurship major.

Creighton went 28-8 last season, sweeping MVC regular-season and tournament titles, before advancing to the third round of the NCAA Tournament.

The NABC will announce its Team Academic Excellence Awards on Thursday, July 18.
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