Julian Strickland Named to National Team of the Week


TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology senior Julian Strickland (Indianapolis/Pike) has been named to the d3hoops.com National Team of the Week for his efforts in last week's two men's basketball victories.

Strickland scored a career-high 41 points to earn his conference leading fifth HCAC Player of the Week award and first appearance on the d3hoops.com National Team of the Week so far this season.  He finished 13-20 from the field and 12-13 from the free throw line with seven rebounds and four assists in an 85-65 win at Manchester Saturday.

Strickland added 17 points with seven rebounds and three assists in a 65-54 win at Earlham on Wednesday as the Engineers finished the week 2-0.  For the week, Strickland averaged 29.0 points, 7.0 rebounds, 3.5 assists, and 2.5 steals per game.  He leads the HCAC in scoring at 22.5 points per game.

The men's basketball team continues to lead the HCAC at 17-4 overall and 12-2 in league play.  Rose-Hulman hosts third-place Hanover College in the Senior Night Game tonight (Wednesday) at 7:30 at Hulbert Arena.  The game marks the final regular season home game for Strickland and six members of the Fightin' Engineers.