Male Scholar Athlete of the Week: Dec. 6 - 12
Ball State Jarrod Jones (basketball)
Jarrod Jones (Jr., 3.291, telecommunications) led the Cardinals to a 2-0 week with road wins at Eastern Illinois and DePaul to earn MAC West Division Player of the Week accolades for the first time this season ... Jones posted back-to-back double-doubles in the victories as he averaged 18.5 points and 12.5 rebounds per game ... He connected on 53.3 percent (16-of-30) from the field in the two victories ... He posted 20 points and 13 rebounds at EIU as he was 9-of-15 from the field ... He led the Cardinals to their first win over a Big East foe since 1990 with 17 points and 12 rebounds at DePaul ... He has posted five double-doubles in eight game this season as he averages 14.6 points and 9.4 rebounds per game.
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.