July 16, 2012
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -
University of Tulsa's Steven Idlet and Will Sanger, both recent graduates, were named to the NABC Honors Court, it was announced by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC). The NABC Honors Court recognizes those collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the 2011-12 season.
Idlet, a 6'11" center, maintained a 3.24 grade point average in History. He was also a two-time Conference USA All-Academic Team selection for the sport of basketball. Idlet became Tulsa's 34th player in school history to score 1,000 career points in his senior season. He went over the 1,000-point plateau against Tulane on February 25, finishing the game with 1,006 points. Idlet completed his career with 1,052 points in 132 games played, while turning in career averages of 8.0 points and 5.0 rebounds.
The Prairie Grove, Arkansas native averaged 10.6 points and 5.3 rebounds, while shooting 53-percent from the field and 73-percent from three-point range in the 2011-12 campaign.
Sanger, from Seattle, Washington, was a walk-on athlete for the Golden Hurricane, who had a 3.65 GPA in Geophysics at Tulsa. Sanger played in 42 career games and saw action in nine games in the 2011-12 season. He scored a career-high four points against Rice during his senior campaign.