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

SCAC Basketball Media Days
November 14, 2017 SCAC Basketball Media Days