Pin Us
Like Us
Follow Us
Article Image
Courtesy: Athletics Communications

Ejim and Gibson Named Academic All-Big 12

Release: 02/14/2013
Print RSS
Related Links
More from

IRVING, Texas - Two members of the Iowa State men's basketball team were named to the 2013 Academic All-Big 12 team, the conference office announced today.

Melvin Ejim, who earned Academic All-Big 12 First-Team accolades for the second consecutive season, and Percy Gibson were both first team honorees.

First team members consist of those who have maintained a 3.20 or better GPA, and the second team are those who have a 3.00-3.19 GPA. Student-athletes must maintain a 3.00 GPA or higher either cumulative or the two previous semesters and must have participated in 60 percent of their team's scheduled contests to qualify.

Ejim, an Academic All-District VI pick, is the Big 12 leader in rebounding (9.7) and double-doubles (10). The junior from Toronto, Ontario is averaging 10.7 points and leads all Big 12 players with 15 double-digit rebounding performances.

Gibson, a native of Detroit, Mich., is averaging 5.4 points and 3.3 rebounds. He leads the team in blocks with 17.

More on Men's Basketball
The Team
Head coach Steve Prohm
Coaching Staff | Roster | Big 12 Standings
Weekly Release

Big 12 On Television FAQ

Social Media
Twitter | Facebook

Hilton Coliseum
Sukup Basketball Practice Facility

Historical Information
Archives | Encyclopedia
Records | Results | Tradition

Inside Iowa State
Camps | Cyclone Alley | For Recruits

Strategic Plan
Cyclone Connections
Cyclone Sidebar
Farm Strong Slider
Cyclone Spotlight
2:00 Timeout
Sweet Caroline
Fight Song