Players-of-the-Week in Men's Basketball Honored

Players-of-the-Week in Men's Basketball Honored

Rochester, Mn- 

A pair of top-level performances on the hardwood have earned two men's basketball student-athletes Players-of-the-Week honors in the Minnesota College Athletic Conference for the week ending on January 28. 


Anthony Mera



     Rainy River Community College                  

Rainy River freshman forward Anthony Mera played a major role in wins against Fond du Lac and Central Lakes College and collects his first MCAC Northern Division Player-of-the-Week award for his efforts.

The Miami, Florida product averaged 21.5ppg in the two victories, while also grabbing five boards per contest and dishing out 3.5 assists.  Mera shot 16-of-27 (59%) from the field, including 6-of-10 from beyond the arc.  He was also 5-of-6 (83.3%) from the charity stripe. 

Mera and Rainy River are currently one of three teams which sit atop the Northern Division standings at 5-1 in league play.  RRCC is 13-5 overall so far in 2017-18.               



Kevin Schramm 



     Anoka-Ramsey Community College          

Kevin Schramm collects his third MCAC South Player-of-the-Week in the 2017-18 campaign after a strong week in both the scoring and rebounding stats columns for Anoka-Ramsey. 

Schramm had 17 rebounds in the ARCC win over RCTC on Saturday, while chipping in four assists and turning in a 100% performance from the foul line, knocking down 10-of-10 free throws. Against Minnesota West CTC,  Schramm led his team with 22 points, eight boards and four assists.  

Anoka-Ramsey and RCTC are tied at 5-1 in the MCAC Southern Division standings; ARCC will face Ridgewater College and Western Technical College in the upcoming week's slate of MCAC contests.




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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.

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