Greenville University was honored by the National Association of Basketball Coaches as a recipient of the 2016-17 Team Academic Excellence Award. The NABC Team Academic Excellence Award recognizes outstanding academic achievement by a team throughout the 2016-17 academic year.
To receive the award a team must hold a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above for the entire season. Teams must count the grade point average of all men's student-athletes who competed during the 2016-17 season.
Greenville was the only representative from the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference to receive the award this year.