MANSFIELD, Mass. – For the seventh time in his career, senior Tim Guers (Langhorne, Pa.) of the nationally-ranked Saint Anselm College men's basketball team earned Northeast-10 Conference Player of the Week honors.
Guers helped the fourth-ranked Hawks to back-to-back victories this past week, including a 76-63 win over Southern New Hampshire on Wednesday and a 92-81 decision against Merrimack this past Saturday. He never left the court in two games, playing 80 minutes and averaging 29 points and seven rebounds per game.
Versus the Penmen, a cross-town rival, Guers poured home 28 points and added 10 rebounds, three assists and two steals. Against Merrimack on Saturday, Guers led student-athletes from both teams with 30 points, falling just shy of a double-double with nine assists while shooting 11-for-17 from the floor with five three-point baskets.
Guers has three double-doubles to his credit, ranking 12th in NCAA Division II, while averaging over 37 minutes per game (37:32) to rank third in the NE10 and 16th on a national scale. Through six games, Guers is averaging exactly 22 points and eight rebounds per game.
For his career, he is only one point shy of tying Matt Burdick '82 for fifth place in program history with 1,781 career points. Across a 97-game career at Saint Anselm, Guers has averaged 18.4 points per game (fifth-all-time) and 6.4 rebounds per contest. His 3.9 assists per game is the 10th-best figure in program history.