(Lawrenceville, Ga.) – Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference men's basketball continued to heat up with eight games this past weekend.
The race for the title is getting hotter, as four teams have recorded a conference-leading three wins, while no teams remain winless early in the league schedule.
With 3-1 records in SCAC play, Schreiner University and Trinity University lead the standings. Both teams swept their games against Southwestern University and Texas Lutheran University over the weekend, including a pair of thrilling overtime games on Saturday night.
Centenary College and the University of Dallas come in third in the standings with 3-2 records. Centenary went on the road to defeat Colorado College, but fell to UD in the Crusaders only win last week. Dallas got down big at halftime to Austin College and couldn't make the comeback, falling 85-78 in the 'Roos first SCAC win of the season.
Colorado College earned its only win of the weekend on Friday evening, defeating Austin College 87-82. The Tigers are 2-3 in the conference, a half-game behind 2-2 Southwestern. TLU (1-3) and Austin College (1-4) occupy the seventh and eighth spots in the standings heading into this weekend.
This Week's Leaders:
Points/game (22.0): Travion Kirkendoll, Centenary
Rebounds/game (14.0): Spencer Levi, Dallas
Assists/game (6.3): Eric Houska, Colorado College
Steals/game (3.5): Matt Jones, Trinity; Justin Mercadel, Austin College
Blocks/game (3.3): Spencer Levi, Dallas
*FG percentage (75.0): Jayden Holden, Trinity
+FT percentage (100.0): Ryan Wheeler, Southwestern; Luke Hicks, Southwestern
#3FG percentage (100.0): Chase Pinter, Schreiner