Whaley Selected to NABC Honors Court
YORK, PA – York College men's basketball guard Kevin Whaley (Dover, Pa./Dover) has earned a spot on the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) 2010-11 Honors Court as announced by the organization on Monday.
The program recognizes players that are either junior or seniors and have earned a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher at the end of the 2010-11 academic year. To be eligible, a student-athlete must have matriculated one year at their current institution and must play on a member NCAA Division I, II, III or NAIA school.
Whaley is a business administration major and boasts a cumulative GPA of 3.40 for the Spartans. He is a two-time member of the CAC All-Academic squad while he has also has earned two berths on the York College Athletic Honor Roll.
Whaley finished his second year in the Green and White earning his second All-CAC accolade as he was named a first-teamer in 2010-11. He finished the season averaging 16.8 points, 3.9 rebounds, and 3.5 assists per game. Whaley shot 40.6% from the floor, 35.2% from three and 82.1% from the free throw line. He led the team in scoring in 14 games as he reached double figures in 22 of his 26 contests. Whaley reached 20 points or more in eight games including a career-high 29 points in the January 19 win at Stevenson.
Whaley finished his two-year Spartan career with 852 points in 52 games, good for an average of 16.4 points, while he also recorded 192 rebounds, 162 assists, 37 blocked shots, 91 steals, and 102 three point field goals.
He finished his senior year ranked second in the CAC in scoring, tied for fourth in three-point field goals made, first in free throws made and fourth in free throws attempted, fourth in free throw percentage, sixth in assists, seventh in steals, and seventh in blocked shots.
Whaley was the only Capital Athletic Conference men's basketball player to earn the NABC honor.