Anderson University men’s basketball junior Maurice Knight is the Raven Male Athlete of the Week.
The Ravens (10-9, 7-5) went 2-0 in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) action last week. Anderson fought past Defiance College (10-9, 5-7) with a 91-85 win on Wednesday in Defiance, Ohio. The Ravens then pulled away from Earlham College (7-12, 3-9) with an 85-80 victory on Saturday in O.C. Lewis Gymnasium.
Knight averaged 24 points and 9.5 rebounds, while converting 13-of-16 (81.3 percent) shots from the free-throw line. The 6-foot-4 wing from Frankton recorded 22 points and 10 rebounds against Defiance. Knight then notched 26 points and nine rebounds against Earlham.
Among HCAC leaders, Knight ranks first in points per game (19.9), first in blocks per game (1.79) and third in rebounds per game (8.1). Knight leads the Ravens in all three categories.
The Ravens host two HCAC matchups in O.C. Lewis Gymnasium this week. Anderson takes on Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (10-9, 7-5) on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. The Ravens then clash with Bluffton University (10-9, 6-6) on Saturday at 4 p.m.