Men's Hoop Release #8

Cedric Moune, Franklin & Marshall

Dave Knox, Washington College

Centennial Conference
Men's Basketball Co-Players of the Week
January 12, 2015

Cedric Moune, Franklin & Marshall
Junior, F, 6-7
Douala, Cameroon / Glenelg Country School

Dave Knox, Washington College
Junior, F, 6-4
Warrington, Pa. / Central Bucks South HS

Moune averaged a double-double in two Diplomat wins last week with 17.0 points and 10.0 rebounds per outing. He tallied 22 points with nine rebounds and two assists in an 83-65 win over Swarthmore and registered 13 points with 11 boards in the 88-80 victory vs. Washington College. For the week, Moune shot 72.2 percent from the floor (13-of-18). Knox also averaged a double-double at 25.0 points and 12.0 caroms per contest against two top-15 teams. He recorded 16 points, 11 rebounds and three assists in an 88-81 loss to #4 Dickinson and followed that with a career-best 34 points with 11 rebounds and two steals vs. #11 Franklin & Marshall. Knox shot 51.4 percent from the floor (19-of-37) in the two games.

 

 

Notable

No other Conference in Division III has three teams that have combined for just three total losses this season - Franklin & Marshall (13-0), Dickinson (12-1), Johns Hopkins (11-2).

There are just three unbeaten teams remaining in Division III - Franklin & Marshall (13-0), Marietta (13-0) and Chapman (12-0). There are only six other teams in college basketball that are undefeated - Kentucky (15-0), Virginia (15-0), Lincoln Memorial (14-0), Colorado Mines (13-0), West Liberty (13-0) and Indianapolis (13-0).

 

Around the Conference

Dickinson improved to 12-1 with victories against Washington College and Ursinus. Junior Ted Hinnenkamp (York, Pa.) poured in a career-high 29 points vs. the Shoremen. Classmate Brandon Angradi (Milford, Pa.) leads the Centennial with 43 three-pointers. The Red Devils have achieved their highest ranking ever coming in at No. 4 last week.

Junior Cedric Moune (Douala, Cameroon) tallied a career-high 22 points in Franklin & Marshall's 83-65 win at Swarthmore. All five starters scored in double figures as the Diplomats' held off Washington College, 88-80. Freshman Matt Tate (Greenwich, Conn.) drained a three-pointer with 1:41 remaining to give F&M breathing room at 80-76. Classmate Brandon Federici (Morganville, N.J.) posted his second 30+ point game of his first collegiate season with a career best 31. Head coach Glenn Robinson is in sixth place on the all-time NCAA coaching victory list (883).

Gettysburg shot 70.8 percent from the floor in the final 20 minutes to pull away from Muhlenberg, 75-54. Sophomore Pete Christ (Pittstown, N.J.) equaled his career high with 22 points. Senior Sean Gordon (Broomall, Pa.) tallied a career-high 23 in the loss at Ursinus.

Haverford overcame a 24-point second-half deficit against Johns Hopkins to take the lead with 3.1 seconds left but were beaten on a three-pointer at the horn, 80-78. Senior James Levine (Natick, Mass.) and soph Matt Sherman (Narberth, Pa.) each had 23 for the Fords. Senior Lucas Colombo (Amityville, N.Y.) had his first double-double of the season with 11 points and 14 caroms vs. McDaniel.

Senior Jimmy Hammer (Collegeville, Pa.) hit a game-winning three at the buzzer to give Johns Hopkins an 80-78 win at Haverford. The Blue Jays squandered a 24-point lead with 15:56 remaining but pulled out the victory. Fourteen players dented the scoring column in an 84-57 win over Swarthmore, led by senior George Bugarinovic (Overland Park, Kan.) who tallied 19 in just 21 minutes of action. Hopkins has won eight straight games since a pre-Thanksgiving loss to #11 Franklin & Marshall.

Senior Andrew Merlo (Rehoboth, Del.) scored a season-high 17 points as McDaniel picked up its first Conference road win with a 78-71 win at Haverford. Junior Cameron Royster (Derwood, Md.) posted his first career double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds.

Muhlenberg scored the most points on McDaniel in a regulation game this season, defeating the Green Terror, 72-56. Sophomore John Hunter (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) led the way with 13 points, a career-high 15 rebounds and five blocked shots as the starting five accounted for 68 of the Mules' 72 points.

Junior Malik Draper (Scranton, Pa.) tallied 30 points as Ursinus defeated Gettysburg, 76-75, for its first Conference win of the season. It was the Bears' third consecutive home victory. UC led fourth-ranked Dickinson at half but could not hang on in a 73-57 loss.

Junior Dave Knox (Warrington, Pa.) is averaging 21.0 points over his last four games with three double-doubles. He had 16 points and 13 rebounds vs. #4 Dickinson and 34 and 11 vs. #11 Franklin & Marshall.

 

Career Centennial Scoring Leaders

1-Nick Shattuck, Ursinus (2005-08) 1,973
2-Andrew Powers, Gettysburg (2008-11) 1,946
3-Georgio Milligan, Franklin & Marshall (2009-12) 1,932
4-Dennis Stanton, Ursinus (2001-04) 1,930
5-Rich Barrett, Ursinus (1998-2001) 1,841
6-James McNally, Franklin & Marshall (2008-11) 1,796
7-Greg Adams, Washington College (1998-2001) 1,793
8-Malique Killing, Muhlenberg (2012-present) 1,747
9-Spencer Liddic, Muhlenberg (2009-12) 1,707
10-Will Gates, Swarthmore (2010-13) 1,702

 

NCAA Division III Active Career Scoring Leaders

1-Malique Killing, Muhlenberg 1,747
2-Jack Taylor, Grinnell 1,671
3-Ross Danzig, Scranton  1,576
4-Duncan Lunsford, Keystone  1,569
5-Gerry Wixted, Dickinson 1,562

 

Centennial Freshman Scoring Leaders

1-Brandon Federici, Franklin & Marshall 20.5
2-Zack Yonda, Swarthmore 12.1
3-Joe LoStracco, Ursinus 8.4
4-Robbie Walsh, Swarthmore 7.4
5-Nick Rindock, Muhlenberg 6.2