CARMEL, Ind. – The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) men's basketball season rolled on in week four.
Around the League:
Athlete of the Week:
Chainey Zolman (North Manchester, Ind.) Earlham College | Forward | Senior - Zolman finished with team highs of 17 points and seven rebounds while leading Earlham men's basketball to a 79-76 road win over Wilmington College (Ohio) last Monday, Nov. 25, in Earlham's only contest of the week. Zolman led Earlham in shooting with a 6-of-11 (.545 FG%) effort from the floor, including three 3-pointers. His four-point play - a 3-pointer with a successful foul shot - with 10 seconds remaining in the game gave Earlham a 77-76 lead coming down the stretch. The win was Earlham's first victory over Wilmington College in 15 years; the Maroon and White's last triumph over the Wilmington Quakers was 56-44 on Nov. 29, 2004.
- Maurice Knight (Frankton, Ind.) Anderson University | Junior | Forward - Maurice Knight contributed 22 points and 11 rebounds during Wednesday's 65-74 loss to Illinois Wesleyan (5-1).
- Andrew Renner (Cairo, Ohio) Bluffton University | Senior | Guard - Renner led the Beavers with 24 points on 7-of-16 shooting from the field, including 3-of-7 from distance, and he also pulled down four rebounds as Bluffton pulled away for a 76-61 victory at Hiram on Wednesday night.