Rose-Hulman senior guard Julian Strickland (Indianapolis, Ind./Pike) led the Engineers to a 70-57 win over Bluffton Saturday and has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for the third time.
The senior scored a game-high 26 points in the win, connecting on 10 of his 17 field goal attempts. Strickland added four assists, four steals, and three rebounds while finishing 2-for-2 from behind the arc and 4-for-4 at the foul line.
The Indianapolis native now leads the HCAC in scoring, averaging 24.0 points per contest.
Rose-Hulman (8-3, 3-1 HCAC) sits in a five-way tie for first place in the league standings and will face Earlham and Defiance this week.
|HCAC Men's Basketball
||Ryan Hicks, Defiance College
|Week 2||Julian Strickland, Rose-Hulman Institute of
|Week 3||Bailey Howard, Franklin College
|Week 4||Bailey Howard, Franklin College
|Week 5||Thayne Recker, Bluffton University
||Julian Strickland, Rose-Hulman Institute of
|Week 7||No Player of the Week|
|Week 8||Julian Strickland, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology