2018-19 Google Cloud Academic All-America® Nominations Open for Men's & Women's Basketball; Deadline is Feb. 5

2018-19 Google Cloud Academic All-America® Nominations Open for Men's & Women's Basketball; Deadline is Feb. 5


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Go to CoSIDA.com/awards nominate/vote.


CoSIDA Members:

Nominations for the Google Cloud Academic All-America® men's and women's basketball programs are now open at CoSIDA.com/awards. Deadline for submission of completed men’s and women’s basketball nominations is Tuesday, February 5 at 9 PM (ET). All submissions in progress, completed but not submitted, or not yet started at that time will not be accepted.

Best practices for filling out nominations can be found here.

Reminder: Nominations in the winter are for members of NCAA Division I, II or III and the NAIA. A separate team, encompassing all sports, will be named in the spring for student-athletes from two-year institutions, Canadian institutions not affiliated with the NCAA or NAIA and all other institutions not affiliated with the NCAA or NAIA.

All nominations for the Google Cloud Academic All-America® program must be done online through the CoSIDA web site. Nominations will be accepted only from current CoSIDA members (renew membership at CoSIDA.com/Membership), and members may nominate student-athletes only from their own institution. Student-athletes may be nominated at only one position.

Nomination Steps
  1. Access the awards portal at cosida.com/awards
  2. Click Nominate Here to start the process. Your division and district will be detected based on your CoSIDA profile.
  3. Select a gendersport and position (if requested).
  4. Supply statistical and career achievement data in the boxes provided.
  5. Complete and submit the nomination by clicking Save and Submit on the final page of the form. The system will e-mail a receipt for the nomination. Make sure to save this confirmation e-mail.
Reminder: When filling in the shipping address, do NOT enter a PO box as a university address. The CoSIDA awards system cannot ship to PO boxes.
 
Nomination Criteria
  1. Nominations will be accepted only from current CoSIDA members, and members may nominate student-athletes only from their own institution.
  2. The nominee must be a starter or important reserve with legitimate athletic credentials.
  3. Nominees must have participated in at least 50 percent of the team's games.
  4. Nominees must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.30 (on a 4.0 scale). This MAY NOT be rounded up to 3.30, thus, a student-athlete with a 3.299 GPA is not eligible. Nominees in graduate school must have a cumulative GPA of 3.30 or better both as an undergrad AND in graduate school.
  5. Nominees must have reached sophomore athletic and academic standing at your institution and must have completed at least one calendar year at your institution. True freshmen, red-shirt freshmen and ineligible athletic transfers are not eligible. Graduate students who are competing at a different institution than the one from which they earned their undergraduate degree are eligible even if they are in their first semester at the graduate institution.
Click here for more information on the program and criteria.

Future Dates
All-District voting – Tuesday, February 12 through Tuesday, February 19 at 9 PM (ET)
 
All-District teams announced – Thursday, February 21 at Noon (ET) on www.academicallamerica.com
 
Note: SIDs will not be notified in advance if they have a student-athlete on the All-District team. SIDs who have one or more student-athletes selected to an All-District first team will receive an email shortly after the team announcements with a link for updating nominations in advance of national voting. It is the responsibility of the nominating SID to update statistics and honors after the release of the Academic All-District teams so that information included on the national ballot is as complete and current as possible.
 
First-team All-District nomination updates completed – Monday, February 25, 9 PM (ET)
 
Academic All-America voting – Tuesday, February 29 to Tuesday, March 5 at 9 PM (ET)
 
Academic All-America teams announced – March 11 (NCAA Division I), March 12 (NCAA Division II), March 13 (NCAA Division III) and March 14 (NAIA) on www.academicallamerica.com.

Note: All insititutions NOT affiliated with the NCAA or NAIA will be eligible to nominate men's and women's basketball student-athletes in the new College Division At-Large program. Those nominations will open Tuesday, May 7.