SCAC Men's Basketball Recap - Week Six

SCAC Men's Basketball Recap - Week Six

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - All eight Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference men's basketball teams competed over the holiday break, with a couple more teams opening up their conference schedules.

Austin College and Centenary College began SCAC play just before the end of 2017, with the Gents coming out on top in a 91-63 victory. Centenary joins the University of Dallas atop the league standings, both at 1-0 early in the conference schedule.

The two teams also hold the best overall records, with the Crusaders at 7-3 and the Gents at 7-4.

Southwestern University won its only game over the break, defeating McMurry University, 85-74. The Pirates moved to 4-6 on the season.

Trinity University dropped to 6-5 on the season, the third best record in the league, after a pair of losses in a trip to the northwest last week.

Colorado College split their games at the Pikes Peak Classic, defeating Cornell College, 69-65, but falling to Hardin-Simmons University in overtime, 84-81.

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): Ryan Ogden, Southwestern
Rebounds/game (14.0): Ryan Ogden, Southwestern
Assists/game (6.7): Darrius Colvin, Dallas
Steals/game (4.7): Kam Hogan, Austin College
Blocks/game (3.0): Spencer Levi, Dallas
*FG percentage (84.0): Spencer Levi, Dallas (22-25)
+FT percentage (91.7): Ryan Ogden, Southwestern (11-12)
#3FG percentage (71.4): John Hatch, Colorado College (5-7)

*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
Mon. 18 Covenant 100 Austin College 85 Final
Tue. 19 Austin College 85 Piedmont 86 Final
  Sul Ross St. 71 Schreiner 64 Final
  Howard Payne 66 Texas Lutheran 67 Final
  Hendrix 78 Dallas 89 Final
Wed. 20 Schreiner 67 Howard Payne 75 Final
  Sul Ross St. 84 Texas Lutheran 73 Final
  MacMurray 88 Dallas 82 Final
  Centenary (La.) 51 ULM 74 Final
Thu. 28 Cornell College 65 Colorado College 69 Final
Fri. 29 Texas Lutheran 97 LeTourneau 100 Final
  East Tex. Baptist 92 Schreiner 85 Final
  Trinity (Tex.) 66 Willamette 75 Final
Sat. 30 Texas Lutheran 86 East Tex. Baptist 99 Final
  LeTourneau 90 Schreiner 82 Final
  Austin College * 63 Centenary (La.) 91 Final
  Southwestern (Tex.) 85 McMurry 74 Final
  Hardin-Simmons 84 Colorado College 81 Final - OT
  Trinity (Tex.) 85 George Fox 92 Final
Sun. 31 Dallas 95 Rhodes 104 Final
* Conference

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