Smartest players of March Madness

CoSIDA began the distinguished Academic All-America program in 1952, and since then, has honored thousands of deserving student-athletes from numerous sports across all divisions with these elite Academic All-America scholar-athlete honors.

This year’s NCAA tournament features seven of these athletes.

Canyon Barry

Florida: 4.0 GPA in nuclear engineering

A.J. Jacobson

North Dakota State: 3.99 GPA in zoology (pre-dental)

Nigel Williams-Goss

Gonzaga: 3.84 GPA in psychology

Luke Kornet

Vanderbilt: 3.71 GPA in engineering, computer science, & math

Semi Ojeleye

SMU: 3.65 GPA in psychology

Caleb Swanigan

Purdue: 3.30 GPA in education studies

Steven Cook

Princeton: 3.53 GPA in economics