Timmer Earns Second Straight MVC Scholar-Athlete Of The Week Honor

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first_imgSophomore Reed Timmer (New Berlin, Wis.) of the Drake University men’s basketball team has been selected Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete of the Week, MVC Commissioner Doug Elgin announced Tuesday, Dec. 14. Timmer was honored for his performance during the period of Dec. 7- Dec. 13. Timmer led Drake in scoring in both games on the week with a career-high 30 points against DePaul and 17 points at Nevada to average 23.5 points per game. He was 14-of-21 (.667) from the field and 5-of-7 (.714) from the three-point arc.  In his 30-point showing against DePaul, he was 7-of-11 from the field, 3-of-4 from the arc and 13-of-17 at the line. His 30 points are tied for the fourth most in the Valley this season and are the most DePaul has surrendered this season. At Nevada, he was 7-of-10 from the field with 13 of his points coming in the second half. Timmer has now scored 20 or more points four times this season, the fourth most in the Valley.  Timmer owns a 3.6 grade point average as a pharmacy major. This is the second consecutive MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Week accolade for Timmer, and the 10th overall this season for Drake University. Print Friendly Versionlast_img

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