Rockford's Diemer Secures NACC Weekly Men's Basketball Honor

Rockford's Tony Diemer has been named NACC Men's Basketball Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of December 3-11, 2018.
Rockford's Tony Diemer has been named NACC Men's Basketball Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of December 3-11, 2018.

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (naccsports.org) --- Rockford University forward Tony Diemer (Rockford, Ill.) has been named Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference (NACC) Men's Basketball Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of December 3-9, 2018, as selected by the league's sports information directors.

Diemer, a senior, led Rockford to back-to-back road NACC wins this past week. Diemer opened with a game-high 38 points, nine rebounds, one assist and one block in the Regents' four-overtime win at Marian. He then had a game-high 28 points, four rebounds, two assists and one steal in Rockford's 112-103 win at Aurora - the program's first victory on the Spartans' home court since January 4, 2003. Diemer also tied the RU single-game free throw percentage record by going a perfect 10-for-10 at the free throw line. For the week, he averaged 33.0 points on 50% shooting from the field, 50% shooting from three-point range and 95.2% shooting at the free throw line. He also averaged 6.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists.

Other nominees -- Eric Grygo, Benedictine; Landen Gladney, Concordia Chicago; Olalekan George, Concordia Wisconsin; McClain Steffens, Edgewood; Shakur Jinad, Lakeland; Logan Hamilton, Marian; Matthew Kirmse, MSOE; Collin Kennedy, Wisconsin Lutheran

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NACC Men's Basketball Student-Athletes of the Week

Nov. 13    Matthew Kirmse, MSOE
Nov. 20  Matthew Kirmse, MSOE
Nov. 27  Jake Digiorgio, Illinois Tech
Dec. 4  Jalen Meeks, Concordia Chicago
Dec. 11  Tony Diemer, Rockford
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Last Week's Results

Date Away Home Notes Status Links
Wed., Dec. 05 Lakeland * 95 Concordia Chicago 92 Final
  Dominican * 55 Illinois Tech 72 Final
  Wisconsin Lutheran * 83 MSOE 61 Final
  Concordia Wisconsin * 101 Aurora 92 Final
  Rockford * 115 Marian 110 Final - 4OT
  Benedictine * 52 Edgewood 70 Final
Sat., Dec. 08 Concordia Chicago * 97 Wisconsin Lutheran 108 Final
  Illinois Tech * 55 MSOE 63 Final
  Rockford * 112 Aurora 103 Final
  Marian * 69 Lakeland 73 Final
  Concordia Wisconsin * 74 Edgewood 56 Final
  Benedictine * 86 Dominican 57 Final
* Conference


This Week's Games

Date Away Home Notes Status Links
Tue., Dec. 11 Greenville 145 Dominican 123 Final
Wed., Dec. 12 Aurora 73 North Central (Ill.) 83 Final
  Knox 59 Rockford 90 Final
  Silver Lake 77 Lakeland 80 Final
Thu., Dec. 13 Maranatha 67 MSOE 91 Final
Sat., Dec. 15 Lakeland * 55 Illinois Tech 74 Final
  Concordia Wisconsin * 81 Marian 66 Final
  Edgewood * 73 Rockford 86 Final
  Wisconsin Lutheran * 80 Dominican 93 Final
  Concordia Chicago * 65 Benedictine 85 Final
  MSOE * 116 Aurora 85 Final
Sun., Dec. 16 Martin Luther 72 Marian 67 Final - OT
  Wisconsin Lutheran # 64 Milwaukee 87 Final
Mon., Dec. 17 Aurora * 75 Dominican 59 Final
  Concordia Chicago 83 Puget Sound 89 Final
# Exhibition
* Conference


2018-19 NACC Men's Basketball Standings

    Conference Overall
GP W-L PCT PF PA GP W-L PCT PF PA L10 STRK
Concordia Wisconsin 12 10-2 0.833 988 863 15 10-5 0.667 1186 1116 7-3 Won 1
MSOE 11 9-2 0.818 915 821 16 14-2 0.875 1324 1139 8-2 Lost 1
Illinois Tech 11 7-4 0.636 730 676 16 10-6 0.625 1083 996 8-2 Won 1
Rockford 11 7-4 0.636 1003 988 16 8-8 0.500 1354 1397 7-3 Won 2
^ Benedictine 11 6-5 0.545 809 777 16 9-7 0.563 1178 1145 7-2 Won 1
Aurora 11 6-5 0.545 986 953 16 8-8 0.500 1384 1349 6-4 Won 3
Edgewood 11 6-5 0.545 863 818 16 6-10 0.375 1183 1218 4-6 Won 3
Lakeland 11 4-7 0.364 862 921 16 6-10 0.375 1237 1315 2-8 Lost 8
Wisconsin Lutheran 11 4-7 0.364 872 901 16 6-10 0.375 1237 1257 2-7 Lost 1
Concordia Chicago 12 4-8 0.333 1011 1064 15 4-11 0.267 1282 1410 2-8 Lost 1
Marian 11 2-9 0.182 785 877 16 4-12 0.250 1107 1221 2-8 Lost 4
Dominican 11 2-9 0.182 761 926 16 2-14 0.125 1138 1375 1-9 Lost 8

*-Conference Champion
#-Conference Tournament Champion & Automatic Qualifier to NCAA Championship
x-Clinched Tournament Berth (or number indicates seed)
^-Not eligible for NACC Tournament (Transition to NCAA Division II)

Glossary
GP: Games Played
W-L: Win-Loss Record
PCT: Winning Percentage
PF: Points For
PA: Points Against
L10: Last 10 games
STRK: Current Streak

Standings are updated with the completion of each game.