CEDRIC HARRIS OF CENTENARY COLLEGE, a junior guard from Shreveport, La., has been named the SCAC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for games played from Monday, January 14 through Sunday, January 20.
Other outstanding performances in the SCAC:
Freshman guard Aaron Acosta of Colorado College averaged 14 points and 3.5 rebounds per game in a pair of SCAC losses over the weekend. Senior guard Josh Bashford of Schreiner led the Mountaineers to back-to-back SCAC victories over the weekend, averaging 12 points, 3.5 assists, 2.5 rebounds and one block per game. Junior forward Brandon Alexander of Southwestern continues to increase both usage and efficiency through conference play, averaging 19.5 points per game last week, while averaging 8.5 rebounds. Alexander has now reached the 20-point plateau in four of his last six contests after hitting that mark just once in his first 11 games this year. Senior guard Alex Cage of Texas Lutheran led the Bulldogs to a couple of SCAC victories last week. In TLU's key road win over Southwestern, Cage came off the bench to put up an impressive 26 points and lift the Bulldogs to sole possession of first place in the SCAC standings. He saw 18 minutes in that game, finishing 10-for-18 from the field and 50 percent from the arc. Cage added four points, grabbed six rebounds and three assists in the Bulldogs' home win over Dallas. For the week he shot 45.8 percent from the floor and 66.7 percent from the free throw line. Senior forward Matthew Colliflower of Trinity led the Tigers to a 1-1 record in SCAC play over the weekend, falling on a last-second three-pointer to Johnson & Wales and knocking off Colorado College. Colliflower posted a career-high 20 points to go with five rebounds in Friday's narrow loss to JWU, connecting on 7-14 from the field and 6-9 from the foul line. On Saturday, he was 5-8 shooting for 12 points and six boards. Over the week, Colliflower averaged 16.0 points and 5.5 rebounds per game, hitting 12-22 (54.5%) from the field and 8-12 (66.7%) from the free throw line.
|SCAC Men's Basketball Players-of-the-Week|
|Week 1||Treylan Matthews, Centenary College|
|Week 2||Jontrell Herman, Johnson & Wales (Denver)|
|Week 3||Andrew Romero III, Johnson & Wales (Denver)|
|Week 4||CooXooEii Black, Colorado College|
|Week 5||Jontrell Herman, Johnson & Wales (Denver)|
|Week 6||Justice Mercadel, Austin College|
|Week 7||Brandon Alexander, Southwestern|
|Week 8||Michael Wambsganss, Dallas|
|Week 9||Cedric Harris, Centenary|