December 10, 2012
Saunders Tabbed Ivy Co-Player of the Week
Wesley Saunders led Harvard with 14 points at Connecticut
Friday evening (Jessica Hill).
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Sophomore guard Wesley
Saunders of the Harvard men’s basketball team has been named
Ivy League Co-Player of the Week, marking the second straight time
Saunders has been honored by the conference. Saunders shares this
week’s award with Princeton’s Ian Hummer.
A native of Los Angeles, Calif., Saunders averaged 16.0 points
per game last week, scoring 18 points in Harvard’s fifth
consecutive win at Boston College Dec. 4 and tallying 14 points at
Connecticut Dec. 7. Saunders also handed out five assists against
the Eagles, while dishing out four helpers against the
Saunders, who has reached double figures in scoring in all
eight games this year, leads Harvard with 15.9 points per game, the
second best mark in the Ivy League. He is also averaging 3.8
assists per game. 4.8 rebounds per contest and is shooting 50.0
percent from the field, which ranks eighth in the Ancient
Saunders and the Crimson will host Boston University at
Lavietes Pavilion Tuesday, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m.