Kansas University seniors Tyrel Reed and Brady Morningstar were named to the Academic All-Big 12 basketball team announced Thursday by the conference office.
Reed was a first-team selection for the third straight year. Freshmen are not eligible. Morningstar was tapped second-team.
Reed graduated in December with a degree in exercise science/pre-physical therapy. He has been accepted into KU Medicine's physical therapy school. Morningstar graduated in May 2010.
To qualify, players 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. First-team members include those who have maintained a 3.20 or better GPA, and the second teamers are those who have a 3.00 to 3.19 GPA.