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Auburn Engineering student-athlete recognized for academic achievement

By Chris Anthony

Published: Jul 22, 2019 6:54:00 AM

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Will Macoy, a junior in industrial and systems engineering and guard on the Auburn Tigers basketball team, has been named to the 2018-19 National Association of Basketball Coaches Honors Court. 

The Honors Court recognizes basketball student-athletes who excelled in the classroom the previous season. 

Macoy is a three-year member of the Auburn Tigers basketball team and appeared in the Tigers’ 97-80 Sweet 16 victory over North Carolina en route to the Final Four in 2019. Previously a walk-on, Macoy was awarded a basketball scholarship at the beginning of 2019, along with electrical engineering senior Cole Blackstock. 

In order to be named to the Honors Court, student-athletes must meet the following criteria: 

  • Academically a junior or senior and a varsity player.
  • Cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or higher at the conclusion of the 2018-19 academic year.
  • Students must have matriculated at least one year at their current institution.
  • Member of a NCAA Division I, II, III, or NAIA Division I or II institution with a NABC member coach.
Media Contact: Chris Anthony,, 334.844.3447

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