Boyer Named to Academic All-District Team
BUFFALO, NY - University at Buffalo senior point guard John Boyer has been named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District men's basketball team. Boyer is one of five players selected from the district and is now eligible to earn Academic All-America honors.
Boyer is having a breakout season in his first year as the Bulls' starting point guard. He is averaging 7.8 points, 4.7 rebounds and 5.4 assists per game. He leads the Mid-American Conference in assist-to-turnover ratio (2.91) and ranks second in the league in assists.
The Hollidaysburg, PA native is a physical therapy major with a 3.5 grade point average. He is in his first year of graduate school as part of UB's six-year doctoral program in physical therapy.
Boyer is the first UB player to earn Academic All-District honors since Turner Battle in 2005. The Academic All-America Team will be announced on February 24.
Division - First Team
John Boyer, Buffalo, Sr., 3.57, Physical Therapy
Patrick Foley, Columbia, Sr., 3.87 GPA, History
Chris Wroblewski, Cornell, So., 3.58 GPA, Applied Economics and Management
Matthew Mullery, Brown, Sr. 3.31 GPA, Modern American History
Geoff Reeves, Cornell, Sr., 3.54 GPA, Agricultural Sciences