Tyler Harvey, Daniel Hill and Martin Seiferth are recognized for academic accomplishments by the National Association of Basketball Coaches
Three Eastern Washington University men's basketball players are among the record 895 student-athletes honored on the 2013-14 National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court.
Guard Tyler Harvey, guard Daniel Hill and forward Martin Seiferth were recognized for their excellence in academics during the past season. The NABC Honors Court recognizes the talents and gifts its recipients possess off the court and the hard work they exhibit in the classroom.
Players from a total of 335 colleges and universities were recognized. Recipients must have junior or senior standing academically, and have a cumulative grade point average of 3.20 or higher.
Harvey is a communications studies major and heads into his junior season on the court with a 3.63 GPA. Hill is also a junior, and has a 3.82 GPA while majoring in urban/regional planning. Seiferth, who recently announced plans to play professionally in Germany, will receive his bachelor's degree this summer in interdisciplinary studies and has a 3.33 GPA.
On the court, Harvey was a second team choice on the NABC All-District 6 squad after earning first team All-Big Sky Conference honors. Harvey scored 677 points in the 2013-14 season to rank third in school history, and his 21.8 average led the Big Sky. The native of Torrance, Calif., ranked sixth in the nation in average 3-pointers made at 3.52, and was 16th in percentage (43.3 percent) and eighth in accuracy from the charity stripe (89.7 percent).
Hill played in 17 games as a backup point guard in the 2013-14 season and averaged 6.5 minutes, 1.3 points and 0.6 assists per game. He is from Sydney, Australia.
As a junior, Seiferth averaged 21.5 minutes, 7.3 points, 5.5 rebounds and 1.4 blocks per contest while starting 27 of the 31 games he played in the 2013-14 season. Originally from Berlin, Germany, he led the Big Sky in field goal percentage (.667) and was fourth in blocked shots and 11th in rebounding. The Oregon transfer finished his Eastern career with the school record for career shooting percentage with a mark of .644 to rank ahead of Ron Cox at .629 from 1974-77.