UAlbany Communications and Marketing UAlbany Men's Basketball Earns NABC Team Academic Excellence Award UAlbany Sports Information 07-12-2017 Related Links NABC Release Sign Up For Free Email Updates ALBANY, N.Y. – The UAlbany men's basketball has been honored with the 2016-17 National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Team Academic Excellence Award. The NABC Team Academic Excellence Award recognizes outstanding academic achievement by a team with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better for the 2016-17 season. UAlbany reclaims this award for the first time since the 2013-14 season. As a team through the Spring 2017 semester, UAlbany stands with a 3.1 cumulative GPA. Later, individual members of the NABC Honors Court will be announced. UAlbany has had representation in the individual court each of the last three seasons. On the court this season, UAlbany finished 21-14 with a run to the America East title game and a berth in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament.