SEBASTIAN ANDRADE OF TEXAS LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY, a freshman guard from El Paso, Texas, has been named the SCAC Men's Basketball Player of the Week for games played through Sunday, February 11th.
Andrade scored 10 points in 24 seconds - including the game-tying bucket - during the final minute of the Bulldogs' comeback win Friday night against Centenary College.
Andrade scored a career-high 26 in the key conference victory, a win that kept TLU alive in the race for an SCAC tournament bid. Andrade followed up Friday's performance by scoring 17 points in a 10-point win over Austin.
Andrade shot 51.7 percent from the field for both games, and he hit 45.5 percent of his three-pointers. Andrade also averaged 6.5 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.0 steals.
Other outstanding performances in the SCAC:
Freshman guard Kam Hogan of Austin College had a big weekend for the 'Roos, averaging 20.5 points, 4.5 rebounds, 3.0 assists, and 2.0 steals-per-game while shooting 47.2% from the field and 87.5% from the free throw line in a pair of games. Sophomore forward CooXooEii Black of Colorado College averaged 13.0 points and 12.0 rebounds to help the Tigers to a pair of wins and remain in contention for a conference tournament berth. Freshman forward Spencer Levi of the University of Dallas averaged 19.0 points, as his pair of double-digit scoring performances helped the Crusaders sweep the last two home games this season. Sophomore forward Brandon Alexander of Southwestern University led the Pirates to a pair of crucial wins to remain in the hunt for the post season, averaging 23 points per game while shooting 59% from the floor and 46% from three point range. Junior forward Isaiah Specks of Trinity University led the Tigers to a road weekend split by averaging 18.0 points per game and shooting over 60% from the field.
|SCAC Men's Basketball Players-of-the-Week|
|Week 1||Travion Kirkendoll, Centenary College|
|Week 2||Danny Rivara, Trinity University|
|Week 3||Spencer Levi, University of Dallas|
|Week 4||Danny Rivara, Trinity University|
|Week 5||Keenan Gumbs, Schreiner University
Jayden Holden, Trinity University
|Week 6||Travion Kirkendoll, Centenary College|
|Week 7||Spencer Levi, University of Dallas|
|Week 8||Travion Kirkendoll, Centenary College|
|Week 9||Keenan Gumbs, Schreiner University|
|Week 10||Justice Mercadel, Austin College|
|Week 11||Keenan Gumbs, Schreiner University|
|Week 12||Sebastian Andrade, Texas Lutheran University|