Timmer Named Honorable Mention All-MVC

first_imgSAINT LOUIS, Mo. – Drake University sophomore Reed Timmer (New Berlin, Wis.) has been named to the Missouri Valley Conference’s men’s basketball honorable mention All-MVC team.Timmer, a guard, has started all 30 games to date and led the Bulldogs with 16.9 points per game this season. That total ranks as the third-highest in the MVC and is currently the highest season-long scoring average by a Bulldog since the 2001-02 season.In addition to his 16.9 points per game, Timmer has averaged 2.6 assists and 3.5 rebounds per game while shooting 46.1 percent from the field and 39.6 percent from the three-point arc.He has scored 20 or more points in a game nine times this season and 19 points in five other games, including a career-high 30 points against DePaul. The honor is the third MVC postseason accolade of Timmer’s career. As a freshman he was named to the MVC All-Newcomer and All-Freshman teams. Throughout the course of this season, he has been named the MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Week a league-high five times.Timmer and the Bulldogs begin MVC Tournament play on Thursday, March 3, as the No. 10 seed against seventh-seeded Missouri State. Tipoff is set for 8:30 p.m. at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Mo.Print Friendly Versionlast_img

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