SCAC Men's Basketball Recap - Week Eight

SCAC Men's Basketball Recap - Week Eight

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference men's basketball continued to heat up with eight games this weekend.

 

The race for the title is getting hotter, as four teams have recorded a conference-leading three wins, while no teams remain winless early in the league schedule.

With 3-1 records in SCAC play, Schreiner University and Trinity University lead the standings. Both teams swept their games against Southwestern University and Texas Lutheran University over the weekend, including a pair of thrilling overtime games on Saturday night.

Centenary College and the University of Dallas come in third in the standings with 3-2 records. Centenary went on the road to defeat Colorado College, but fell to UD in the Crusaders only win last week. Dallas got down big at halftime to Austin College and couldn't make the comeback, falling 85-78 in the 'Roos first SCAC win of the season.

Colorado College earned its only win of the weekend on Friday evening, defeating Austin College 87-82.

For links to box scores and recaps from all of the action over the holiday break, click below: 

This Week's Leaders:

Points/game (22.0): Travion Kirkendoll, Centenary
Rebounds/game (14.0): Spencer Levi, Dallas
Assists/game (6.3): Eric Houska, Colorado College
Steals/game (3.5): Matt Jones, Trinity; Justin Mercadel, Austin College
Blocks/game (3.3): Spencer Levi, Dallas
*FG percentage (75.0): Jayden Holden, Trinity
+FT percentage (100.0): Ryan Wheeler, Southwestern; Luke Hicks, Southwestern
#3FG percentage (100.0): Chase Pinter, Schreiner

*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
 
January
Tue. 9 Colorado College 78 Johnson & Wales (CO) 88 Final
Wed. 10 Dallas 56 Southwestern Adventist 59 Final
Fri. 12 Schreiner * 94 Southwestern (Tex.) 88 Final
  Trinity (Tex.) * 83 Texas Lutheran 67 Final
  Centenary (La.) * 78 Dallas 83 Final
  Austin College * 82 Colorado College 87 Final
Sat. 13 Trinity (Tex.) * 101 Southwestern (Tex.) 96 Final - 2OT
  Schreiner * 81 Texas Lutheran 70 Final - OT
Sun. 14 Austin College * 85 Dallas 78 Final
  Centenary (La.) * 58 Colorado College 55 Final
* Conference

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