Men's Basketball Athletes of the Week: December 23, 2019

Men's Basketball Athletes of the Week: December 23, 2019

Offensive Athlete of the Week

Name: Alex Rogat
School: Chapman
Year: Sophomore
Position: Forward
Hometown: Vienna, Austria

Alex Rogat helped pace Chapman to a 2-0 week that featured non-league wins over Lewis & Clark (84-56), and UC Santa Cruz (71-48). Rogat was 9-for-14 from the field (64.3%) en route to 31 points during the week with 19 of those coming in the win over Lewis & Clark. Rogat added 22 rebounds, including 15 against Lewis & Clark and 18 total on the defensive glass. He also chipped in three steals and seven assists during the week. 

Defensive Athlete of the Week

Name: Kele Mkpado
School: Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
Year: Senior
Position: Forward
Hometown: Santa Barbara, Calif.

Kele Mkpado paced Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (CMS) to a thrilling 67-66 victory over Chicago as the senior played a pivotal role in the Stags' nine-point comeback win over the Maroons. Mkpado swatted four shots and added a steal in just 17 minutes off the bench in the win. He also chipped in seven points, and swished all three of his free throws in the winning effort.