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Mercadel Named SCAC Player of the Week

Mercadel Named SCAC Player of the Week

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. –Austin College men's basketball player Justice Mercadel has been named the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week, the league office has announced. 

Mercadel, a sophomore guard from Little Elm, had an outstanding week in leading the 'Roos to a 2-0 record against Paul Quinn College and Hendrix College. Mercadel averaged 24.5 points, 8.0 rebounds, and 6.0 assists-per-game in the two victories while shooting 65% from the field and 88% from the free throw line.

Mercadel flirted with a triple-double in the game against PQC, scoring 26 points and grabbing nine rebounds while dishing out seven assists. He also averaged 1.5 steals-per-game in the two contests. 

Austin College athletic teams participate as a member of the NCAA Division III and the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference.