Hanks started 19 games for the Thunderbird basketball team in 2013-14, averaging 3.8 points and 2.6 rebounds. He also blocked 16 shots to increase his career total to 52, the eighth highest mark in SUU history.
The Logan, Utah native (Mountain Crest HS) will enter his final season of eligibility at Southern Utah with his bachelor’s degree in communications already in hand. He is set to begin graduate school this fall while competing for the T-Birds.
The NABC honored a total of 895 student-athletes from 338 colleges and universities this year, representing the largest group ever to receive the award.