Mount St. Joseph University senior guard Joel Scudder helped the Lions open conference play with a pair of wins and has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week.
The senior kicked off the week with 18 points and seven rebounds as the Mount handed Anderson its first loss of the season, 78-73.
Scudder was huge as MSJ came back to beat Rose-Hulman 90-73 in overtime, netting 37 points with five boards, six steals, and two assists.
For the week, the Greendale, Ind. native averaged 27.5 points, 6.5 rebounds, 3.5 steals, and 1.5 assists, while shooting 50.0% (16-for-32) from the field. Mount St. Joseph (3-3, 2-0 HCAC) is set to host Manchester at 5 p.m. Saturday.