College basketball in 2015-16 was the year of the senior on the court. And for many college hoops stars, it was a great year in the classroom, as well.
Several schools held commencement ceremonies over the past few days, and a host of big college basketball names walked across the stage. Here are some of the best photos.
Indiana graduates Collin Hartman, Jackson Tharp, Yogi Ferrell and Nick Zeisloft hold up the Big Ten championship trophy:
One of the best senior classes in Michigan State history, led by Bryn Forbes, Matt Costello and Denzel Valentine, poses for a picture on the big day:
Congrats to Bryn Forbes, Matt Costello, Colby Wollenman and Denzel Valentine on earning their degrees. pic.twitter.com/UQZUfwZjMf— Spartan Basketball (@MSU_Basketball) May 6, 2016
Butler seniors Roosevelt Jones and Kellen Dunham prior to receiving their diplomas at Hinkle Fieldhouse:
The class that helped turn around Miami basketball – Tonye Jekiri, Angel Rodriguez, Kamari Murphy and Ivan Cruz Uceda, graduated on Saturday:
Congratulations to our 2016 graduates! pic.twitter.com/tvapQBahal— Canes Hoops (@CanesHoops) May 7, 2016
Clemson head coach Brad Brownell is proud of his 2016 graduates:
Naz Mitrou-Long and Georges Niang, two major contributors to the Cyclones’ recent success, pose together at Iowa State's athlete ceremony:
Auburn head coach Bruce Pearl congratulates his Tiger graduates:
Stay tuned for more graduation photos and tributes as the month of May progresses.