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

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

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The second and final weekend of Inter-Divisional play in the Minnesota College Athletic Conference has yielded the Athletes-the-Week in MCAC men's basketball. 

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 


Travis Henderson

Freshman / Guard

Orlando, FL


The Performance:   Freshman Travis Henderson had a strong week for Ridgewater College, who quietly has put together an 8-2 record as they head into in what looks to be a highly competitive MCAC Southern Division race. 

The Orlando, Florida product had 27 points, three steals a pair of assists and six rebounds in a 91-85 win over Vermilion. He followed that up with a 18 point night against Mesabi Range, grabbing another seven boards and notching three assists. 

For the week, Henderson had 45 points, 13 rebounds, five assists and two steals to lead Ridgewater.                




Men's Basketball

Northern Division 


Bakri Gubara

Sophomore / Guard

Nashville, TN 


The Performance:   Northland sophomore guard Bakri Gubara put together a pair of outstanding offensive performances this past weekend and has been selected as the men's basketball Athlete-of-the-Week in the MCAC Northern Division. 

Against Rochester Community & Technical College, Gubara tallied 32 points in 37 minutes of action, while also grabbing four steals and four rebounds.  The following evening against Western Technical College, the Nashville, Tennessee product had 24 points, ten rebounds and four helpers to Pioneer teammates.

In total, Gubara had 56 points, grabbed 14 rebounds and swiped five steals. 


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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