Sotos, Husting, and Arslanian Named to NABC Honors Court

Sotos, Husting, and Arslanian Named to NABC Honors Court

The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced on Wednesday the 2018-19 NABC Honors Court, which includes Lake Forest College players Danny Sotos, Sam Husting, and Aram Arslanian.

The NABC Honors Court recognizes men's collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the past season, noting the talents and gifts 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 grade point average (GPA) of 3.2 or higher at the conclusion of the 2017-18 academic year. 
  3. Students must have matriculated at least one year at their current institution. 
  4. Member of a NCAA Division I, II, III, or NAIA Division I or II institution with a NABC member coach.

Sotos, a senior forward and computer science major, was also a member of the Honors Court last year. On the basketball court in 2018-19 he surpassed 300 points for the fourth consecutive season and finishd his career ranked tied-for-seventh in program history with 1,364 points. He was selected as one of the team's captains before the season and the Foresters' MVP afterwards. Sotos was named Second Team All-Midwest Conference and recently added Academic All-MWC to his list of awards.

Husting, a junior guard, is majoring in finance. He averaged 11.1 points per game in 2018-19 and connected for 94 three-pointers, the second-highest single-season total in team history. He was named Academic All-MWC for the second year in a row last week.

Arslanian, another junior guard and a business major, scored 11.9 points per contest this past season and reached double figures in 11 of the final 14 contests, including both games during the MWC Tournament.

Sotos, Husting, and Arslanian helped lead the 2018-19 Foresters to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in program history. They finished 18-10 overall and 12-6 in conference play before winning the four-team MWC Tournament in their fourth consecutive appearance in the event.

National Association of Basketball Coaches Honors Court

 

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