Men's Basketball Weekly Report - Week 8

Men's Basketball Weekly Report - Week 8

FULL WEEK 8 REPORT

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. --- Rose-Hulman and Transylvania sit atop the men's basketball Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference team leaderboard after the holiday break.

In the first week of 2019, the Rose-Hulman men's basketball team claimed two conference victories at home against Hanover and Earlham. Sophomore Craig McGee led the Fightin' Engineer effort with 18.5 points per game and a 58.3 field goal percentage. 

The Transylvania Pioneers kicked off the New Year with victories over Earlham and Defiance. The Pios were led by guard Michael Jefferson who averaged 14.5 points and 6.0 rebounds per game. The sophomore added five assists per game and went 68.4 percent from the field.

In a 2-0 week for the Anderson Ravens, Stanley Duncan scored a game-best 28 in an 87-80 win over Defiance on Wednesday. The senior guard went 14-of-15 at the free-throw line. In Saturday's 69-61 win over Bluffton, Duncan nailed a three to put the Ravens ahead for good with seven minutes left to play. For the week, the senior averaged 19.5 points, 1.5 steals and a 42.9 field goal percentage.

Wed., December 19
Boyce 64
Franklin 95
Final
Boyce
64
Franklin
95
Final 1 2 T
Boyce (0-12) 28 36 64
Franklin (4-7) 36 59 95
Mount St. Joseph 63
Hope 62
Final
Great Lakes Invitational (Holland, Mich.)
Mount St. Joseph
63
Hope
62
Final 1 2 T
Mount St. Joseph (3-7) 31 32 63
Hope (6-4) 34 28 62
Anderson 70
Ill. Wesleyan 93
Final
Anderson
70
Ill. Wesleyan
93
Final 1 2 T
Anderson (3-7) 37 33 70
Ill. Wesleyan (8-3) 47 46 93
Hanover 62
Caltech 58
Final
Hanover
62
Caltech
58
Final 1 2 T
Hanover (8-3) 12 50 62
Caltech (4-3) 32 26 58
Thu., December 20
Earlham 66
Kalamazoo 74
Final
Earlham
66
Kalamazoo
74
Final 1 2 T
Earlham (3-8) 30 36 66
Kalamazoo (3-8) 41 33 74
Thomas More 75
Transylvania 86
Final
Don Lane Classic
Thomas More
75
Transylvania
86
Final 1 2 T
Thomas More (6-7) 41 34 75
Transylvania (6-5) 40 46 86
Sat., December 22
Mount St. Joseph 47
Thomas More 78
Final
Bridge Shootout (Crestview Hills, Ky.)
Mount St. Joseph
47
Thomas More
78
Final 1 2 T
Mount St. Joseph (3-8) 19 28 47
Thomas More (7-7) 37 41 78
Millikin 75
Rose-Hulman 102
Final
Millikin
75
Rose-Hulman
102
Final 1 2 T
Millikin (6-5) 29 46 75
Rose-Hulman (7-4) 50 52 102
Fri., December 28
Geneva 66
Defiance 67
Geneva
66
Defiance
67
Final 1 2 T
Geneva (5-5) 32 34 66
Defiance (2-8) 33 34 67
Sat., December 29
Hope 86
Anderson 78
Final
Hope
86
Anderson
78
Final 1 2 T
Hope (7-4) 44 42 86
Anderson (3-8) 38 40 78
Penn St.-Behrend 77
Defiance 70
Final
44th Annual Purple & Gold Tournament
Penn St.-Behrend
77
Defiance
70
Final 1 2 T
Penn St.-Behrend (10-1) 36 41 77
Defiance (2-9) 35 35 70
Albion 63
Bluffton 73
Final
Bluffton Holiday Tournament
Albion
63
Bluffton
73
Final 1 2 T
Albion (7-4) 37 26 63
Bluffton (9-2) 32 41 73
Mon., December 31
Manchester 60
Thomas More 100
Final
Manchester
60
Thomas More
100
Final 1 2 T
Manchester (4-7) 19 41 60
Thomas More (10-7) 43 57 100
Wed., January 02
Earlham 75
Transylvania 76
Final
Earlham
75
Transylvania
76
Final 1 2 T
Earlham (3-9, 2-3) 38 37 75
Transylvania (7-5, 4-1) 37 39 76
Hanover 68
Rose-Hulman 74
Final
Hanover
68
Rose-Hulman
74
Final 1 2 T
Hanover (8-4, 3-2) 37 31 68
Rose-Hulman (8-4, 4-1) 35 39 74
Franklin 86
Manchester 96
Final
Franklin
86
Manchester
96
Final 1 2 T
Franklin (4-8, 2-3) 37 49 86
Manchester (5-7, 2-3) 50 46 96
Defiance 80
Anderson 87
Final
Defiance
80
Anderson
87
Final 1 2 T
Defiance (2-10, 0-5) 36 44 80
Anderson (4-8, 3-2) 34 53 87
Mount St. Joseph 53
Bluffton 54
Final
Bluffton, Ohio
Mount St. Joseph
53
Bluffton
54
Final 1 2 T
Mount St. Joseph (3-9, 1-4) 22 31 53
Bluffton (10-2, 4-1) 27 27 54
Sat., January 05
Hanover 88
Manchester 69
Final
Hanover
88
Manchester
69
Final 1 2 T
Hanover (9-4, 4-2) 39 49 88
Manchester (5-8, 2-4) 36 33 69
Transylvania 86
Defiance 76
Final
Transylvania
86
Defiance
76
Final 1 2 T
Transylvania (8-5, 5-1) 47 39 86
Defiance (2-11, 0-6) 40 36 76
Mount St. Joseph 57
Franklin 50
Final
Mount St. Joseph
57
Franklin
50
Final 1 2 T
Mount St. Joseph (4-9, 2-4) 20 37 57
Franklin (4-9, 2-4) 26 24 50
Bluffton 61
Anderson 69
Final
Bluffton
61
Anderson
69
Final 1 2 T
Bluffton (9-3, 4-2) 23 38 61
Anderson (5-8, 4-2) 32 37 69
Earlham 68
Rose-Hulman 79
Earlham
68
Rose-Hulman
79
Final 1 2 T
Earlham (3-10, 2-4) 31 37 68
Rose-Hulman (9-4, 5-1) 33 46 79