Junior guard Scott Machado came within one rebound of a triple-double with his 17-point, 11-assist, nine rebound effort in an 87-62 win over Hofstra last Wednesday. He led the Gaels in scoring for the fourth time this season and recorded his MAAC-leading fifth point-assist double-double. The performance earned him MAAC Player of the Week honors.
Machado scored a team-high 21 points in the Gaels' 73-67 loss at Siena. Machado shot 9-for-20 from the field and had seven assists and six rebounds to go along with his 21 points. The 20 field goal attempts matched his career-high set earlier this season vs. Richmond.The Maroon & Gold continues MAAC play next weekend when they host Saint Peter's on Friday (Jan. 7) and Loyola on Sunday (Jan. 9) at the Hynes Center.