MCAC Men's Basketball Players-of-the-Week

MCAC Men's Basketball Players-of-the-Week

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Several impressive performances highlighted an important week of action as men's basketball teams from around the Minnesota College Athletic Conference.  Two student-athletes stood out among their peers for their all-around balanced play and have earned Divisional Player-of-the-Week for their efforts.

MCAC Southern Division 


Dillon Haider

Fr. / Guard

Melrose, MN

St. Cloud Technical & Community College freshman Dillon Haider (Melrose, MN) has earned MCAC Player-of-the-Week in the Southern Division for his efforts in a pair of Cyclone victories. 

Haider scored a total of 38 points in wins over Rochester Community & Technical College and Minnesota West CTC. He was 8-of-13 from behind the three-point line for the week and hit 10-of-13 free throws for SCTCC, currently 'Receiving Votes' in the NJCAA National Division III poll.

St. Cloud Technical & Community College will face Ridgewater and M State-Fergus Falls in MCAC Southern Division action this week. 







MCAC Northern Division 




Tyree'on Johnson

Fr. / Forward

Coon Rapids, MN


Tyree'on Johnson, a freshman forward at Central Lakes College,  had a big role in helping the Raiders to a 3-0 week in MCAC Northern Division action. 

The Coon Rapids product accumulated 58 total points and an impressive 30 rebounds over the course of the three CLC contests.  Johnson shot 78% from the floor on 26-of-33 shooting. 

With the wins over Mesabi Range College, Hibbing Community College & Vermilion, Central Lakes sits at 12-1 in the Northern Division and 19-5 overall.  The Raiders take part in a key Divisional contest Wednesday against Itasca Community College. 










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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.