GREENSBORO, N.C. — Clemson University men’s basketball sophomore forward Aamir Simms was named to the annual All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Men’s Basketball team, announced today by Commissioner John Swofford.
To be eligible for consideration, a student-athlete must have earned a 3.00 grade point average for the previous semester and maintained a 3.00 cumulative average during his academic year. The award is based 60 percent on academic achievement and 40 percent on athletic accomplishment.
This is Simms’ first time being recognized for his work in the classroom. Simms is fourth on the team in scoring (8.3 points per game), third in rebounding (4.6 rebounds per game) and second in total blocks with 24.