The Players-of-the-Week in men's basketball in the Minnesota College Athletic Conference have been selected for the week ending on Sunday, November 12th.
Northern Division Player-of-the-Week:
|Central Lakes College|
|Hometown, State & Year|
|Fort Wayne, IN - SO|
Keonte' Jenkins had a 24 points per game average in a season opening 95-75 win over Leech Lake Tribal College. The Ft. Wayne sophomore had five boards, was 9-of-10 from the field including a perfect 2-of-2 from three point range. Jenkins was also 4-of-4 from the free throw line and had a pair of blocks in the contest. Jenkins and Central Lakes next play on Friday, November 17th when they take on United Tribes Technical College.
Southern Division Player-of-the-Week:
|Riverland Community College|
|Hometown, State & Year|
|Woodbury, MN Sophomore|
|Position of nominee:|
|Against the JV teams of Dordt College and Northwestern College, Riverland Community College sophomore Jace Klinkner averaged 35.5 points per game to open the 2017-18 season. The Woodbury sophomore averaged four rebounds and 2.5 assists per game. Overall, Klinker was 50% from the field and hit for 44.4% from behind the arc. He also was at an 86.7% from the free-throw line. Jace Klinker and Riverland next play against the JV team from Luther College on Thursday, November 16th.|
For more on MCAC Men's Basketball during the 2017-18 season, please visit:
Player Statistics: http://www.mcacsports.org/sports/mbkb/2017-18/leaders
Division Standings: http://www.mcacsports.org/sports/mbkb/2017-18/standings
Upcoming Contests & Recent Results: http://www.mcacsports.org/sports/mbkb/2017-18/schedule
To Follow Minnesota College Athletic Conference sports in 2017, please go to: www.mcacsports.org
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About the Minnesota College Athletic Conference
The Minnesota College Athletic Conference is the organizational body for NJCAA-affiliated two-year technical and community college athletic programs in the Minnesota State system. 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.