For the third consecutive year, Belmont University senior Justin Hare has been named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Men’s Basketball First Team. The 6-2 guard from Cleveland, Tennessee sports a 3.87 GPA in his chosen major of exercise science and health promotion. He plans to attend medical school upon graduation in May. Hare, who also earned Second Team Academic All-America honors last year, joins former Bruin greats Adam Mark and Wes Burtner as the only Belmont players ever to have received Academic All-District and Academic All-America distinction.
“Justin has displayed a consistent excellence on the floor and in the classroom since the day he arrived at Belmont,” Belmont head coach Rick Byrd said. “He is a great representative of our team and our university, and we are proud of this third straight selection to the Academic All-District First Team.”