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MCC Men Receive National Honors

Four individuals from the MCC men's basketball were honored at the NCCAA Men's Basketball Divsion II Banquet last night.

Sage Ruis, a junior from Olathe, was named as a 2nd Team All-American.  Ruis led MCC in scoring this year at 17.5 points per game, he shot 38% from the three-point line and 81% from the free throw line.  Lonnie Penner, a senior from Whitewater, was recognized as an Honorable Mention All-American.  Penner was second on the team in scoring at 12.8 points and second in rebounding at 5.4 boards per game. 

Bryce Birtell, Josh Camacho, Jack Mitchell and Penner were all recognized as Scholar-Athletes.  To qualify as a scholar-athlete you must be a junior or senior academcially and have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.40.