Men's Basketball

Shepard receives Association of Division III Independents men’s basketball Player of the Week award

Shepard receives Association of Division III Independents men’s basketball Player of the Week award

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Maranatha Baptist University senior guard Micah Shepard (Little Rock, Ark.) has been awarded the Association of Division III Independents men's basketball Player of the Week. Shepard averaged 20.3 points, 5.3 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 1.7 steals per game as the Sabercats went 3-0 on the week. The senior shot 54.3 percent from the floor, 53.3 percent from downtown and 83.3 percent from the foul line. The guard had a week high 38 points on 11-of-22 shooting in Maranatha Baptist's win over North Central on Thursday. Shepard added eight rebounds and four assists in the win and followed that performance up with 18 points in 19 minutes at Faith Baptist Bible on Saturday.