SCAC Men's Basketball Recap - Week Five

SCAC Men's Basketball Recap - Week Five

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - The first conference match-up went down in Irving as the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference men's basketball season continued.

Colorado College traveled to the Lone Star State for a pair of games over the weekend, beginning with the SCAC-opener against the University of Dallas. The Crusaders edged the Tigers out in the game, earning a 69-65 win over the SCAC preseason favorite.

Dallas continues to lead the league with a record of 6-1. Centenary College moved to 6-3 on the season with a win in their only game last week, while Trinity University sits at the same record, going 1-1 at home.

Schreiner University and Southwestern University eached picked up a win as well, with the Mountaineers defeating McMurry University and the Pirates taking down Springfield College.

Texas Lutheran University had one of the most thrilling games of the week, defeating Hardin-Simmons Univeristy 79-76 with a buzzer-beating three pointer from Nathan Josephs.

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

This Week's Leaders:

Points/game (24.0): Keenan Gumbs, Schreiner
Rebounds/game (12.0): Spencer Levi, Dallas
Assists/game (9.0): Travion Kirkendoll, Centenary
Steals/game (4.0): Travion Kirkendoll, Centenary
Blocks/game (3.0): John Hatch, Colorado College; Spencer Levi, Dallas
*FG percentage (82.4): Jayden Holden, Trinity (14-17)
+FT percentage (93.3): Jayden Holden, Trinity (14-15)
#3FG percentage (100.0): Jayden Holden, Trinity (4-4), Treyland Matthews, Centenary (3-3)

*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
 
December
Wed. 13 Caltech 74 Colorado College 88 Final
Thu. 14 Austin College 55 Millsaps 81 Final
Fri. 15 East Tex. Baptist 99 Trinity (Tex.) 92 Final - 2OT
  Schreiner 80 Hardin-Simmons 85 Final
  Texas Lutheran 56 McMurry 59 Final
  Springfield 76 Southwestern (Tex.) 89 Final
Sat. 16 Colorado College * 65 Dallas 69 Final
  Millsaps 68 Centenary (La.) 71 Final
  Schreiner 86 McMurry 69 Final
  Springfield 66 Trinity (Tex.) 81 Final
  East Tex. Baptist 78 Southwestern (Tex.) 66 Final
  Texas Lutheran 79 Hardin-Simmons 76 Final
Sun. 17 Colorado College 80 Texas-Tyler 89 Final
* Conference

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