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Mercadel Named to D3Hoops Team of the Week

Mercadel Named to D3Hoops Team of the Week

SHERMAN, Texas –Austin College men's basketball player Justice Mercadel has been named to the National Team of the Week after a pair of outstanding performances last week.

Mercadel, a sophomore guard from Little Elm, was also named the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week after averaging 24.5 points, 8.0 rebounds, 6.0 assists, and 1.5 steals-per-game in a pair of wins for the 'Roos. He also shot 65% from the field and 88% from the free throw line. 

Mercadel scored 26 points and added nine rebounds and seven assists in a victory over Paul Quinn, and followed that up with 23 points in a comeback win over Hendrix on Saturday. Mercadel currently leads the 'Roos and is among the SCAC leaders with 16.8 points-per-game.

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