Michael Jacobson was one of three Huskers to earn Academic All-Big Ten honors.
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Husker Trio Named Academic All-Big Ten

By NU Athletic Communications

Lincoln – A trio of Husker men’s basketball players were honored Wednesday, as the Big Ten Conference announced the Winter Academic All-Big Ten teams.

The Huskers who were honored Wednesday include junior Nick Fuller, and sophomores Michael Jacobson and Tanner Borchardt.

To be eligible for Academic All-Big Ten selection, students must be letterwinners who are in at least their second academic year at their institution and carry a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or higher.

Fuller is a two-time honoree, as he also earned Academic All-Big Ten honors in 2014-15, while it is the first honor for both Jacobson and Borchardt.

Under Tim Miles, the Huskers have had 15 Academic All-Big Ten selections over the past five seasons, including three or more honorees in four of the past five years. In all, 58 Husker student-athletes across six sports (men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s gymnastics, women’s swimming and diving and wrestling) earned selection to the Winter Academic All-Big Ten teams.


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