NASHVILLE, Tenn. - - The Tennessee General Assembly has recognized Belmont University men's basketball for outstanding achievement.
Sponsored by Rep. Brenda Gilmore of District 54, the General Assembly recently passed House Resolution 240 - 'A resolution to recognize head coach Rick Byrd and the Belmont University men's basketball team upon completing an extraordinary season'
The resolution continues, in part, 'to honor and commend those successful sports teams that, through their magnificent exploits, bring honor to Tennessee and serve as exceptional ambassadors of this State.'
The Tennessee General Assembly has honored Belmont University men's basketball during previous NCAA Tournament seasons.
Belmont finished the 2011-12 season with a 27-8 record and a fifth NCAA Tournament appearance in seven years.