UNC Greensboro's Donovan Atwell has been named to the 2024 College Sports Communicators Academic All-District® Team for men's basketball. Atwell, a sophomore pursuing a business administration degree with a 3.56 GPA, met the requirements with a cumulative GPA of 3.50 and playing in at least 50% of the team's games. This is the first time in the history of UNCG men's basketball program that a player has received this recognition.

The Big Picture

The recognition of Donovan Atwell reflects the commitment to both athletics and academics, highlighting the achievements of student-athletes within the university.

By the Numbers
  • Atwell has a 3.56 cumulative GPA
  • He averaged 11.2 points per game and totaled 359 points in the season
  • Atwell made 89 three-pointers with a 42.0% shooting percentage from behind the arc
  • The Spartans concluded the season 21-11 overall and 12-6 in SoCon play
State of Play
  • Atwell is ranked 4th in three-point field goal percentage in the SoCon
  • UNCG was voted to finish second in the 2023-24 SoCon Preseason Coaches' Poll and fourth in the Media Poll
Bottom Line

Donovan Atwell's Academic All-District® recognition underscores the dedication of student-athletes to both sports and academics, setting a significant milestone for the UNCG men's basketball program.