NEW YORK, N.Y. -- The BIG EAST Conference has announced the names of more than 2,000 student-athletes who have been selected to the 2013-14 BIG EAST All-Academic Team. Creighton had 141 student-athletes recognized.
Nominations for the All-Academic Team are submitted by each of the BIG EAST’s 10 member and five affiliate institutions. To be eligible for the honor, a nominee must have competed in a BIG EAST-sponsored sport, attained a minimum grade-point average of 3.00 for the preceding academic year, and completed a minimum of two consecutive semesters or three consecutive quarters of academic work, with a total of 18 semester or 27 quarter credits, not including remedial courses.
The nominations are reviewed and approved by the BIG EAST Academic Affairs Committee. There are 2,091 honorees for the 2013-14 academic year, with Georgetown leading all schools with 285 student-athletes recognized.
This year (2013-14) there are 2,091 honorees from the league's 10 member institutions and five affiliates.