This honor is bestowed on teams with an NCAA Division I Academic Progress Rate in the top 10 percent of all squads in their respective sports in the 2015-16 academic year.
This honor is bestowed on teams with an NCAA Division I Academic Progress Rate in the top 10 percent of all squads in their respective sports in the 2015-16 academic year.
ODU Athletics

Men's Basketball Receives NCAA Public Recognition Award

August 02, 2017
By ODU Athletics

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Head coach Jeff Jones and the Old Dominion men’s basketball team received a NCAA Public Recognition Award from NCAA President Mark Emmert. This award is given to teams with an NCAA Division I Academic Progress Rate in the top 10 percent of all teams in their respective sports in the 2015-16 academic year.

“As the head coach, you play an essential role in helping your student-athletes achieve their academic and athletics goals,” Emmert wrote Jones. “The academic success of your team demonstrates your commitment to developing student-athletes and promoting the overall student-athlete experience. Your team has demonstrated excellence in the classroom and on the playing field, which sets a great example for all students. Once again, we congratulate you, your student-athletes, the athletics department and the campus for the outstanding academic achievements of your team.” 

The list of all those recognized may be found on www.ncaa.org.

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