Belmont University sophomore Justin Hare has been named to the 2006 Academic All-District Men’s Basketball Team.
The 6-3 guard from Cleveland, Tenn., sports a 3.81 GPA in his chosen major of exercise science and health promotion.
Hare, the reigning Atlantic Sun Conference Freshman of the Year, leads Belmont in scoring at 15.3 points per game. He also ranks among the Atlantic Sun leaders in field goal percentage (.482) and free throw percentage (.778).
Joining Hare on the District Four First Team are Brian Thornton of Xavier (OH) University, Zac Schlader of Austin Peay State University, Joe Reitz of Western Michigan University and Matt Lefeld of Bowling Green State University.
The Academic All-District teams are voted on by members of CoSida – the College Sports Information Directors of America.
All-District honorees also receive consideration for ESPN The Magazine’s Academic All-America awards.
A complete list of All-District winners can be viewed at www.cosida.com.