McCabe, Bridges headline WVU men’s hoops Academic All-Big 12 honorees

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Six West Virginia men’s basketball players were honored for their work in the classroom in the Academic All-Big 12 teams, as announced by the Big 12 Conference on Tuesday.

Jalen Bridges and Jordan McCabe led the list as the Mountaineers’ honorees on the first team, which requires a GPA of 3.20 or higher. McCabe makes his second appearance on the first team.

Four Mountaineers — Derek Culver, Emmitt Matthews, Sean McNeil and Miles McBride — all made the list as second team honorees. For a spot on the second team, student-athletes must maintain a GPA between 3.00 and 3.19.

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