ROGE'R GUIGNARD NAMED SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Feb. 23, 2009
ARLINGTON, Tx. - UT Arlington guard Rogér Guignard has been named the Southland Conference men's basketball player of the week, the league office announced Monday. It is the first time he has been honored this season.
Guignard led the Mavericks to wins over Southeastern Louisiana and Central Arkansas last week as he scored a team-high 18 points against the Lions in Hammond, La., and at home vs. Central Arkansas while averaging 5.5 assists and 4.5 rebounds per contest.
The junior from Mesquite, Texas, shot 61 percent from the field as he made 14-23 which included going 7-of-13 (53.8 percent) from 3-point range. Guignard played 65 minutes, had 11 assists with just two turnovers and tied a season-high with seven assists at Southeastern Louisiana.
UT Arlington is in third place in the Southland's West Division with an
8-4 record with four games remaining. The Mavericks are 15-10 overall.