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2019-20 NCAC Men's Basketball Athlete of the Week

 
November 11th
Jalen Kirksey, Hiram
(Massillon, OH/Washington)

Hiram junior Jalen Kirksey was named the Wells College Finger Lakes Classic Tournament MVP after the Terriers took a pair of games on the weekend. Kirksey posted 25 points, 10 rebounds and three assists in a 71-67 win over Wells before adding 21 points, five rebounds and three assists in a 94-74 victory over Keuka. 

   
 
November 18th
Jordan Rawls, Allegheny
(Pittsburgh, PA/Taylor Allderdice)

Allegheny senior Jordan Rawls (Pittsburgh, PA/Taylor Allderdice) led the Gators to a 3-0 record to begin the season, averaging 24.3 points per game, including a 33 point performance in the season opener against Carnegie Mellon. He also hit 60 percent of his shots, including 12-of-18 from behind the three-point line.

   
 
November 25th
Jack Davidson, Wabash
(Fishers, IN/Hamilton Southeastern)

Junior Jack Davidson led Wabash to the Nicholas Investments Tournament title and earned tournament MVP honors as part of a three-win week for the Little Giants. He scored a game-high 34 points in Friday's 137-131 win over Greenville to help Wabash break the school record for points scored in a game. He then netted 23 points in the championship game against Carroll on Saturday. Davidson posted a 19-point effort against Earlham earlier in the week.

   
 
December 2nd
Ugnius Zilinskas, Kenyon
(Kedainiai, Lithuania/Kimball Union Academy)

Junior Ugnius Zilinskas played a huge role in Kenyon’s 69-65 win at DePauw, as he scored a game-high and career-high 34 points, including hitting the go-ahead three-pointer with just 14 seconds left. For the game, he played 35 minutes and shot 75 percent (12-of-16). He also shot 80 percent (8-of-10) at the free throw line, grabbed eight rebounds and had two steals.

   
 
December 9th

Danyon Hempy, Wooster
(Waldo, OH/River Valley)

Wooster senior Danyon Hempy drained a 15-foot jumper from the wing with 5.1 seconds left to lift the Fighting Scots to a 62-61 win at Allegheny on Wednesday. Hempy finished with 18 points against the Gators before scoring a game-high 21 points during Wooster’s 79-74 win over Wabash, a team that was receiving votes in the national polls.