ROCKFORD, Ill. - Rockford University junior forward Tony Diemer (Rockford, Ill.) has been named NACC Men's Basketball Student-Athlete of the Week for his outstanding performance on the court a week ago. This marks the second time Diemer has earned conference player of the week honors in his career, with the other coming during his sophomore year. Diemer is also the first RU men's basketball player to be voted conference player of the week this season.
Tony Diemer helped keep Rockford's NACC Tournament hopes alive this past week as he led the Regents to a pair of crucial conference wins. Diemer averaged 32.0 points on 57.4% shooting, 9.5 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 2.0 steals in the two games. He opened with a career-high 40 points, 13 rebounds and 2 assists in Rockford's 93-73 win over Lakeland. Diemer then tallied 24 points, 6 rebounds, 4 steals and 2 assists in the Regents' 85-77 victory over MSOE.
The Rockford University men's basketball team will look to move one step closer to securing a spot in the NACC Tournament when the Regents travel to Concordia University Wisconsin on Wednesday night. Tip-off between the Regents and Falcons is set for 7:00 PM.