CORTLAND, N.Y. - The State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) has picked Cortland's Austin Grunder (Trumansburg, N.Y.) as its PrestoSports Men's Basketball Athlete of the Week for the second-straight week.
Grunder led Cortland with 28 points and 15 rebounds in a 71-62 win over Eastern University Sunday evening to open the HoopMIA D3 Holiday Classic in Miami Shores, Fla. He finished 10-for-14 from the field, including 3-of-5 from 3-point range, and added two assists while playing the entire 40 minutes. Grunder scored 23 of his 28 points in the opening half. He's registered a double-double in each of his first five games, with each of his games consisting of at least 17 points and 15 rebounds.