Joel Scudder, Mount St. Joseph, Men's Basketball

College of Mount St. Joseph sophomore guard Joel Scudder (Greendale, Ind./South Dearborn) led the Lions to a 2-0 week and has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week. 

The sophomore scored a career-high 37 points with six rebounds, two assists, and a steal in a 90-79 win at Bluffton.  Scudder made 11 of his 18 shots, including 7-of-13 from behind the arc. 

He followed that performance with 16 points, on 6-of-9 shooting, two rebounds, two assists, and a steal in a 92-63 win over Manchester Saturday.

For the week, Scudder averaged 26.5 points, 4.0 rebounds, and 2.0 assists per game, while shooting 63.0% (17-27) from the field and 55% (11-20) from three-point range. 

Mount (14-8, 11-5 HCAC) has locked up a spot in the upcoming HCAC tournament and will close the regular season at home against Anderson and Rose-Hulman this week.

HCAC Men's Basketball
Players-of-the-Week
Week 1
Ryan Hicks, Defiance College
Week 2  Julian Strickland, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Week 3  Bailey Howard, Franklin College
Week 4  Bailey Howard, Franklin College
Week 5  Thayne Recker, Bluffton University
Week 6
Julian Strickland, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Week 7  No Player of the Week
Week 8  Julian Strickland, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Week 9  Tim Bass, Hanover College
Week 10 Julian Strickland, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Week 11 Brady Dolezal, Manchester University
Week 12 Dion Smith, Franklin College
Week 13 Julian Strickland, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Week 14 Joel Scudder, College of Mount St. Joseph
Week 15