TOP SCHOLAR: Ejim Awarded Second Big 12 Honor

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For the second straight year, the Big 12 has named Iowa State’s Melvin Ejim the Men’s Basketball Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

Ejim becomes the first to receive that title along with Big 12 Men’s Basketball Player of the Year.

The 23-year-old Canadian is the epitome of student-athlete. He’s majoring in history and minoring in business, and is pulling a 3.7 GPA.

Ejim averaged 32 minutes and almost 18 points whenever he wasn’t in the classroom.