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

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

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With the Thanksgiving holiday and a historic winter storm affecting much of the state, a light slate of men's basketball games in the Minnesota College Athletic Conference were on tap for the previous week; however, some MCAC squads were able to take the court and the best of those performances have been highlighted as MCAC Athlete-of-the-Week

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 


Kong Kong

Soph./ Forward

Mankato, MN


The Performance: In 36 minutes of work, RCTC forward Kong Kong (Mankato, MN) scored 18 points and grabbed 16 rebounds. The sophomore was a perfect 2-for-2 from the free throw line, dished two assists and had three blocks for the Yellowjackets. 




Northern Division 

Men's Basketball 


Joel Bailey

Sophomore / Guard 

Broward, FL 

                                                                                                                       The Performance:  Joel Bailey (Broward, FL) notched 24 points and hauled in three rebounds in the IceHawks 87-61 win over NJCAA Division II Gogebic Community College.  In addition to his 10-of-18 shooting from the floor, Bailey dished out three assists and had a steal for the 3-2 Lake Superior squad.

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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