SCAC Men's Basketball Recap - Week Two

SCAC Men's Basketball Recap - Week Two

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - The men's basketball teams in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference found success over the holiday break, posting an 11-6 cumulative record, with four teams picking up multiple wins.

Three teams in the league have garnered three wins already, with Colorado College and the University of Dallas leading the league at 3-1. Trinity University sits at 3-2 so far.

Dallas was the last remaining undefeated team heading into Sunday's action, but the Crusaders fell on the road to Illinois College, 90-87. Dallas is off to its best start since the 2014-15 season when the program began the season 7-0 and finished with an 18-9 record.

Trinity captured wins over Howard Payne University and Mary Hardin-Baylor this week. The Tigers faced overtime for the first time this season against the Yellow Jackets, earning a 92-90 win.

Schreiner University picked up a pair of victories last week, moving to 2-3 for the season. The Mountaineers faced a heartbreaking loss to Mary Hardin-Baylor to begin their week, falling 78-77 in the second meeting between the two teams, but they rebounded with a pair of nine-point wins over Hardin-Simmons University and McMurry University.

Texas Lutheran University sits at 2-2 on the season after picking up its first wins last week. The Bulldogs went 2-0 over the break, also defeating Hardin Simmons and McMurry.

Austin College and Colorado College each went 1-1 during the holiday, while Centenary College fell in its only contest.

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

This Week's Leaders:

Points/game (28.0): Travion Kirkendoll, Centenary
Rebounds/game (13.0): Michael Holland, Austin College
Assists/game (7.5): Eric Houska, Colorado College
Steals/game (3.0): Justice Mercadel, Austin College; Travion Kirkendoll, Centenary; Kaharri Carter, Centenary
Blocks/game (3.0): Danny Rivara, Trinity
*FG percentage (83.3): Kaharri Carter, Centenary (5-6)
+FT percentage (100.0): Jayden Holden, Trinity (10-10)
#3FG percentage (68.4): Michael Wambsganss, Dallas (13-19)

*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
Tue. 21 Schreiner 77 Mary Hardin-Baylor 78 Final
  Howard Payne 90 Trinity (Tex.) 92 Final - OT
  Southwestern (Tex.) 84 Concordia (Tex.) 106 Final
  Dallas 90 Hendrix 76 Final
Wed. 22 Texas-Tyler 92 Austin College 81 Final
  Carleton 76 Colorado College 65 Final
Fri. 24 Hardin-Simmons 74 Texas Lutheran 82 Final
  McMurry 73 Schreiner 82 Final
Sat. 25 Sarah Lawrence 51 Colorado College 71 Final
  LeTourneau 77 Centenary (La.) 74 Final
  Southwestern (Tex.) 80 Texas-Dallas 77 Final
  Hardin-Simmons 84 Schreiner 93 Final
  Trinity (Tex.) 74 Mary Hardin-Baylor 66 Final
  McMurry 63 Texas Lutheran 67 Final
  Dallas 79 Fontbonne 66 Final
Sun. 26 Austin College 96 Hendrix 84 Final
  Dallas 87 Illinois Col. 90 Final

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