SCAC Men's Basketball Recap - Week One

SCAC Men's Basketball Recap - Week One

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - The 2017-18 SCAC men's basketball season tipped off on Wednesday with the league posting a cumulative 8-10 mark in the opening week of action.

Colorado College got off to a strong start, going 2-0 at the UW-Stout Tip Off Tournament. The Tigers earned a strong defensive win over UW-Superior on Friday, defeating the Yellowjackets 60-48. CC followed that up with an overtime win over the tournament's host, UW-Stout.

Centenary fell in the opening contest, but rebounded with a pair of wins at the SCAC/SAA Challenge. The Gents defeated Millsaps College and Hendrix College in the tournament hosted by Austin College. The 'Roos went 1-1 against the same teams, defeating Hendrix in their lone win.

In their only contest this week, the University of Dallas Crusaders took down Millsaps College 73-68.

Southwestern University and Trinity University each picked up one win in the opening week, with the Pirates defeating Hardin-Simmons University and the Tigers taking down Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.

For links to box scores and recaps from all of last week's season-opening action, click below: 

This Week's Leaders:

Points/game (25.7): Travion Kirkendoll, Centenary
Rebounds/game (12.0): Spencer Levi, Dallas
Assists/game (5.0): Eric Houska, Colorado College; Nathan Josephs, Texas Lutheran
Steals/game (2.5): Luke Hicks, Southwestern
Blocks/game (2.0): Cedric Harris, Centenary
*FG percentage (100.0): Bobby Roth, Colorado College (8-8)
+FT percentage (94.1): Nathan Josephs, Texas Lutheran (16-17)
#3FG percentage (100.0): Bobby Roth, Colorado College (4-4)

*minimum of 4 FGs made per game
+minimum of 2.5 FTs made per game
#minimum of 1.5 3FGs made per game 

This Week's Results:

Date Away Home Status Links
Wed. 15 Millsaps 68 Dallas 73 Final
  Mary Hardin-Baylor 74 Schreiner 58 Final
  Texas-Dallas 63 Trinity (Tex.) 51 Final
  Austin College 78 LeTourneau 105 Final
  East Tex. Baptist 89 Centenary (La.) 81 Final
Thu. 16 Texas-Tyler 78 Texas Lutheran 76 Final
  Hardin-Simmons 77 Southwestern (Tex.) 83 Final
Fri. 17 Colorado College 60 Wis.-Superior 48 Final
  Texas-Dallas 61 Schreiner 59 Final
  Trinity (Tex.) 82 Rose-Hulman 75 Final
  Hendrix 83 Austin College 91 Final
Sat. 18 Colorado College 82 Wis.-Stout 80 Final - OT
  Texas-Tyler 86 Southwestern (Tex.) 68 Final
  Millsaps 66 Centenary (La.) 74 Final
  Texas Lutheran 88 Mary Hardin-Baylor 90 Final
Sun. 19 Trinity (Tex.) 67 Chicago 79 Final
  Centenary (La.) 81 Hendrix 70 Final
  Millsaps 81 Austin College 78 Final