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Big Ten CommunicationsPublished: 8/1/2023, Last updated: 8/22/2023
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WBCA Recognizes 7 Big Ten Teams for Academic Achievement

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Seven Big Ten women’s basketball teams were honored by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) today for their performance in the classroom, as the organization announced its 2022-23 WBCA Div. I Academic Team Honor Roll.

Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan State, Minnesota, Nebraska, and Ohio State earned the distinction after posting cumulative grade point averages of 3.0 of higher during the 2022-23 season. 

“The WBCA is pleased to recognize those women’s basketball programs that have committed themselves to excellence on the court and in the classroom,” said WBCA Executive Director Danielle Donehew.  “The teams we honor this year strive to achieve all-around success and we commend their efforts. Congratulations!”

The WBCA Academic Honor Roll recognizes NCAA Division I, II and III, NAIA and two-year GPAs inclusive of all student-athletes on their rosters for the entire season. The 2022-23 season is the 28th in which the WBCA has compiled the honor rolls.

2022-23 Honoree Team GPAs

Indiana – 3.553

Illinois – 3.531

Michigan State – 3.493

Nebraska – 3.473

Iowa – 3.416

Minnesota – 3.275

Ohio State – 3.099

Click here to view the complete list of WBCA Academic Honor Rolls