March 24, 2011

Hipp earns MIAC honor

Hipp had another week in which he recorded three double-doubles. In doing so, he led the Pipers to a 2-1 week that included an upset of #4-ranked, and previously unbeaten, St. Thomas. The Pipers also recorded just their second road win at Concordia since 1994

He averaged 19.0 points and 15.0 rebounds while recording 10 blocks last week. He opened with week with 20 points, 15 rebounds, and four blocks in the home win over St. Thomas on Monday. He then had another impressive game on Wednesday with 23 points, 17 rebounds and two blocks in a last-second, 70-67 loss to Carleton

His final double-double of the week came with 14 points, 13 rebounds and four blocks in Saturday’s 77-65 win at Concordia.

This season, Hipp leads the MIAC in rebounds per game (11.8) and blocks per game (1.94) while ranking second in points per game (18.4) and third in field goal percentage (.579). 

Carleton's Jeremy Sutherland joined him as the MIAC men's basketball co-athlete of the week.

The Pipers, 9-7, 7-4 MIAC, play just one game this week as they travel to Saint John's on Wednesday, January 26, at 7:30 p.m.