Texas A&M – Corpus Christi men's basketball player Kennon Dvorak was named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches 2011-12 Honors Court on Tuesday, becoming the only current player from the Southland Conference to receive the honor.
To be eligible for the honor, a player must be a junior academically, carry at least a 3.2 cumulative GPA, been at the institution at least one year before the season recognized and a member of an NCAA Division I, II, III or NAIA Institution.
Dvorak, a walk-on from Moulton, Texas, was a contributor for the Islanders, playing in 14 total games while making seven starts under first-year head coach Willis Wilson. He scored a career-high 15 points against the 2011-12 Southland Conference Champions during his sophomore season. It was his first year on the team after attending the school for a year before walking-on for the Islanders.
In addition to his athletic ability, Dvorak was also named a member of the Southland Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll for his 3.69 GPA during his first season balancing classwork and athletics, and holds a 3.60 overall mark in kinesiology.
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