Sep 6, 2013
The University of North Texas placed 177 student-athletes on the Sun Belt Conference's annual academic honor roll, the league has announced. The 177 honorees were among the 1,708 student-athletes to earn academic honors from the league.
North Texas landed 82 student-athletes on the Commissioner's List, reserved for student-athletes who earned a 3.5 GPA or higher in the 2012-13 academic year. The Mean Green placed 95 more student-athletes on the SBC Honor Roll, which honors all student-athletes who maintained a 3.0-3.49 GPA.
Football led North Texas with 42 student-athletes on the list, including 10 Commissioner's List honorees. Swimming and diving followed with 31 honorees, including 22 on the Commissioner's List, and women's track and field and cross-country followed with 28.
The 2012-13 season was the final year for North Texas as a member of the Sun Belt Conference. The Mean Green has started its first season as a member of Conference USA.