Ryan Hamm Named to NABC Honors Court

(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) - Recent Thomas More College graduate Ryan Hamm (Maysville, Ky./Mason) has been named to the 2012-13 National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court.

The NABC Honors Court recognizes the talents and gift that these men possess off the court, and the hard work they exhibit in the classroom. In order to be named to the Honors Court, a student-athlete must meet a high standard of academic criteria as he must be academically a junior or senior and a varsity player, a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.2 or higher at the conclusion of the 2012-13 academic year, student-athletes must have matriculated at least one year at their current institution and be a member of an NCAA Division I, II, III, or NAIA institution.

Hamm, who is one of only two Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) student-athletes named to the Honors Court, graduated in May with a 3.612 grade point average in secondary education.  He played in 24 games, including 16 starts during the 2012-13 campaign and averaged 5.3 points and 1.1 rebounds, while dishing out 26 steals and recording 15 steals.  Hamm shot 84.2 percent from the free-throw line and 40 percent from the field, including 39.8 percent from behind the three-point arc.

Hamm and the Saints finished the 2012-13 season with a 23-5 record, including a 14.2 mark in the PAC as they finished second in the regular season standings and conference tournament.