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

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

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Men's basketball programs around the Minnesota College Athletic Conference had a chance to gauge the strength of the opposite MCAC Division this past weekend, as the majority of teams faced off in the MCAC Inter-Divisional series. There were several quality contests across the state, and some of the best individual performances of the past week are honored below with Athlete-of-the-Week awards.

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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Men's Basketball 

Southern Division 


Nashiem Lozier

Forward / Soph. 

Fort Lauderdale, FL 


The Performance: In 106 minutes of action in a 2-1 week for Anoka-Ramsey Community College, sophomore Golden Ram Nashiem Lozier excelled offensively and on the boards. 

The forward from Fort Lauderdale, Florida had 62 points over the three games, and hauled in 35 total rebounds. He also chipped in four assists, three steals and four blocks to the ARCC effort. 

ARCC beat MCAC Northern Division pre-season No. 1 Central Lakes College 93-87, defeated Hibbing Community College 107-101 and fell to Rainy River, 96-90.                     



Men's Basketball 

Northern Division 



De'Andre Morris

Freshman / Forward

Royal Palm, FL

The Performance:  In 54 Minutes of work, De'Andre Morris scored 42 points, averaging 21 ppg off the bench for Rainy River Community College.

The freshman from Royal Palm, Florida was an impressive 10-for-12 from the field against nationally ranked Riverland in a 92-88 loss and was an even-better 11-for-11 from the charity stripe in a 96-90 win at Anoka Ramsey Community CollegeMorris also hauled in 13 rebounds between the two games. 


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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