MCAC Men's Basketball: Athletes-of-the-Week

MCAC Men's Basketball: Athletes-of-the-Week

Winona, MN-

The second week of competition in men's basketball around the Minnesota College Athletic Conference has yielded the first Athletes-of-the-Week of the 2019-20 campaign. 

Adidas, the United States Marine Corps and Nicklasson Athletic Company sponsor the MCAC Athlete-of-the-Week awards, and proudly honor the following student-athletes for their performances this past week on behalf of their teams. 

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Southern Division 

Men's Basketball 


Montrell Jacobs 

Soph./ Guard

Milwaukee, WI



The Performance: 

Riverland sophomore Montrell Jacobs poured in a career high thirty-three points against the junior varsity team of Saint Mary's University of Minnesota and led his team to three wins this week.  Jacobs was 22-of-43 from the field and 10-of-19 from behind the arc and racked up 62 total points across the three contests.

The Blue Devils are 5-0 so far in 2019 and ranked in the NJCAA Division III Men's Basketball Top Ten. 



Northern Division 

Men's Basketball 


Mohamed Washington

Fr. / Guard

Las Vegas, NV 


The Performance:                     

In 66 minutes of action over the week, Hibbing Freshman guard Mohamed Washington scored 36 points and hauled in 11 boards.  Washington dished out five assists and had five steals, along with a block.  The Cardinals picked up a win over Leech Lake Tribal College 87-73 and fell to nationally-ranked Riverland, 95-78.                 


The Minnesota College Athletic Conference is the organizational body for NJCAA-affiliated two-year technical and community college athletic programs in the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities system, as well as select member colleges in North Dakota and Wisconsin.  The mission of the Minnesota College Athletic Conference is to advance intercollegiate athletics by providing an engaging and supportive environment for success of our student athletes and competition among member institutions.  The MCAC is committed to the guiding principles of encouraging the development and success of student athletes, promoting the integrity, honesty and loyalty to member schools as well as upholding the sustainability of conference athletic programs.

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