By Ashley Birchmeier
ADA — The Ohio Northern men's basketball team had six players named Academic All-Ohio Athletic Conference for 2015-16 in voting done by the leagues academic advisors.
Hurless is a pharmaceutical business major and earns his second Academic All-OAC accolade.
This season he started all 26 games for the Polar Bears, averaging an NCAA leading 7.5 apg and a team-leading 1.3 spg.
Ellerhorst earns his first Academic All-OAC accolade after appearing in 13 games for ONU.
The accounting major averaged 2.1 ppg and 1.7 rpg last season for the Polar Bears.
DiOrio, a mechanical engineering major, earns his first Academic All-OAC honor.
The sophomore appeared in 26 games, averaging 4.8 ppg, with 29 three-pointers on the season.
Sibila appeared in eight games for Northern, earning his first Academic All-OAC accolade.
The electrical engineering major averaged 1.3 ppg and .8 rpg last season for Northern.
Pepper earns his first Academic All-OAC honor.
The journalism major appeared in 12 games, grabbing 1.3 rpg for the Polar Bears.
Harnett is a mechanical engineering major who also earns his first Academic All-OAC accolade.