SCAC Men's Basketball Recap - Week One

SCAC Men's Basketball Recap - Week One

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LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- The 2018-19 SCAC men's basketball season tipped off on Thursday with the league posting a cumulative 2-3 mark in limited opening week action.

Centenary College picked up an 84-79 victory over Hardin-Simmons on Saturday behind a pair of 21-point performances from senior guard Treylan Matthews and freshman guard Kile Mingo. The season-opening victory snapped a four-year streak of first-game losses for the Gents.

Austin College, the only SCAC team to play more than once, split its first two contests. The 'Roos defeated Howard Payne, 101-95, on Friday before dropping a 97-60 decision to Rhodes College on Sunday. Sophomore guard Justice Mercadel had 25 points, seven rebounds, four assists, and two steals in the victory over HPU. 

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

This Week's Leaders:

Points/game (22.0): Jacob Kouremetis, Texas Lutheran
Rebounds/game (10.0): Kaharri Carter, Centenary
Assists/game (5.0): Ty Prince, Centenary
Steals/game (3.5): Michael Holland, Austin College
Blocks/game (1.5): Justice Mercadel, Austin College
*FG percentage (72.7): JP Feider, Austin College (8-11)
+FT percentage (100.0): Treylan Matthews, Centenary (6-6); Jacob Kouremetis, Texas Lutheran (4-4); Cameron Davis, Schreiner (4-4); Matthew Rindahl, Schreiner (3-3)
#3FG percentage (66.7): Ellis Jones, Schreiner (2-3)

*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
Thu. 8 Mary Hardin-Baylor 83 Schreiner 64 Final
Fri. 9 Howard Payne 95 Austin College 101 Final
Sat. 10 Hardin-Simmons 79 Centenary (La.) 84 Final
  Mary Hardin-Baylor 90 Texas Lutheran 87 Final
Sun. 11 Austin College 60 Rhodes 97 Final