John Engstrom Named To SEC Men's Basketball Academic Honor Roll

March 6, 2000

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- John Engstrom, a 7-foot redshirt sophomore center on the Rebel basketball team, has been named to the 2000 Southeastern Conference Men's Basketball Academic Honor Roll, announced by league commissioner Roy Kramer on Monday.

This is the second consecutive year that Engstrom has earned the honor. He holds a 3.17 cumulative grade-point average in Business.

"This is an outstanding honor for John," said Ole Miss head coach Rod Barnes. "John has worked very hard in the classroom and on the court, and he is very deserving of this honor."

Engstrom has seen action in 19 of the Rebels' 29 games in 1999-2000. He is averaging 1.2 points and 0.9 rebounds, while shooting 52.9 percent from the floor.

To be eligible for the SEC Academic Honor Roll, a student-athlete must have a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or higher and must have completed one full year of academic work at the institution.

The Rebels (17-12, 5-11 SEC) return to action on Thursday, Mar. 9 when they meet No. 11-ranked Florida (23-6, 12-4 SEC) in the first round of the SEC Tournament. The game, which is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. (CT), will be televised by Jefferson Pilot Sports. Check your local listings for the Jefferson Pilot affiliate in your area.

The following is the 1999-2000 SEC Men's Basketball Academic Honor Roll:

NAMESCHOOLCLASSGPAMAJOR
Jeremy HaysAlabamaSenior3.17Management
Travis StinnettAlabamaSophomore3.17Pre-Business
Abe SmithAuburnSophomore3.750Liberal Arts
Teddy DupayFloridaSophomore3.38Sociology
Sean FaulknerGeorgiaJunior3.45Public Relations
J.P. BlevinsKentuckySophomore3.82Undeclared
Brian BesharaLSUSenior3.666Finance
Jeremy ComeauxLSUJunior3.26Kinesiology
Collis Temple IIILSUSophomore3.288General Business
Jack WarnerLSUSenior3.127Mass Communication
John EngstromOle MissSophomore3.17Business
Darius CoulibalyVanderbiltJunior3.05Human & Organizational Development
Atiba PraterVanderbiltSenior3.0Human & Organizational Development
James StrongVanderbiltSenior3.03Human & Organizational Development
Sam HowardVanderbiltJunior3.01Special Ed/Human & Organizational Development

 

 

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