OHIO MALE SCHOLAR-ATHLETE OF THE WEEK -- FEB. 12, 2018
Name: Gavin Block
Sport: Men's Basketball
Major: Communication Studies
Week's Achievements: Junior guard/forward Gavin Block (Lincoln, Ill.) helped the Ohio men's basketball team (10-14, 3-9 MAC) split a pair of Mid-American Conference games last week, averaging 13.5 points to rank third on the squad and 3.5 assists to tie for the team lead as well 4.5 rebounds and 0.5 blocks over two contests. Block went 4-of-4 from the field with a three-pointer and made five of his seven free throw attempts to tally 14 points as Ohio dominated MAC East Division rival Akron, 99-75, last Tuesday (Feb. 6) at the Convocation Center in Athens. He also grabbed five rebounds, dished out a game-high four assists and blocked a shot in 32 minutes of work. Block then logged 13 points off of 4-of-9 shooting with three triples as Ohio fell to MAC West Division foe Western Michigan, 69-60, on Saturday (Feb. 10) at University Arena in Kalmazoo, Mich. He also notched four rebounds and three assists in 24 minutes.