The Bisons team grade point average was 3.230. DePaul led the nation with a 3.419 GPA.
The award is based on a combination of academic and athletic achievements. The top honor goes to the team that has the combination of best overall finish at the respective Division I Indoor and Outdoor National Championships and cumulative grade point average.
To be nominated, a team must have carried a minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA.