The Players-of-the-Week in men's basketball in the Minnesota College Athletic Conference have been selected for the week ending on Sunday, January 21.
Central Lakes College
Keonte' Jenkins, a sophomore guard at Central Lakes College, helped lead the Raiders to a 1-1 record this week with a pair of strong efforts.
In a 111-108 loss to league-leading Vermilion Community College, Jenkins led all scorers in the contest with 40 points and 12 boards. In a 79-71 defeat of Mesabi Range College, the Ft. Wayne product had 19 points, five steals and eight rebounds in a balanced performance for Central Lakes.
For the week, Jenkins averaged a double/double, scoring 29.5 points per game and hauling in ten rebounds per contest.
Michael Cornelious, a sophomore forward at Rochester CTC, had 14 points, nine rebounds and four assists in a mid-week MCAC South 86-61 win for the Yellowjackets over Ridgewater College. He followed up that effort with a 16 point, 10 rebound effort against Riverland Community College, a 83-61 RCTC triumph on Saturday.
Cornelious and Rochester currently sit 15-2 overall and are a perfect 4-0 atop the MCAC Southern Division.
MCAC Basketball schedules can be found at: http://www.mcacsports.org/sports/mbkb/2017-18/schedule
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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.