Male Scholar Athlete of the Week: Dec. 27 - Jan. 2
Ball State Jarrod Jones (basketball)
Jarrod Jones (Jr., 3.291, telecommunications) continued his strong play as he averaged 21.5 points and 8.0 rebounds per game this past week ... Jones scored a career-high 25 points and grabbed nine rebounds in the Cardinals' win over North Carolina A&T ... He connected on 7-of-13 from the field and hit 11-of-14 from the free throw line against the Aggies ... Jones scored a team-high 18 points and grabbed seven rebounds at Valparaiso to open the week ... On the season, he is averaging 15.9 points per game and 8.8 rebounds per contest for the Cardinals.
The MAC Scholar Athlete of the Week honor is presented to a MAC male and female student-athlete who has a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better and performs well during the week's competition. The winners are selected by a group of the conference's faculty athletic representatives.