Marcus Bartley AA

Marcus Bartley boasts a perfect 4.0 GPA in his MBA program at Southern Illinois University. He also achieved a 4.0 in his undergraduate degree.

CARBONDALE, Ill. (WAND) -- Be nice to Decatur's Marcus Bartley. He could be your boss someday.

The MacArthur graduate continued his gauntlet of academic accolades on Monday when he was named First Team Academic All-America.

Bartley carries a 4.0 GPA in his MBA program at Southern Illinois in addition to starting 17 games for the Salukis. He joins the likes of UNC's Luke Maye and 2017-18 Missouri Valley Player of the Year Clayton Custer, who is a senior at Loyola.

[Visit the Academic All-America website for a full list of honorees.]

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