Tanner Borchardt earned Academic All-Big Ten honors for the second straight year.
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Two Huskers Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors

By NU Athletic Communications

Lincoln – A pair 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 include junior forward Tanner Borchardt and sophomore guard Johnny Trueblood.  Borchardt is a two-time honoree, as he also earned Academic All-Big Ten honors in 2016-17, while it is the first honor for Trueblood.

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.

Under Tim Miles, the Huskers have had 17 Academic All-Big Ten selections over the past six seasons.

In all, 66 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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