Chambers Picks Up Second Straight Ivy League Player of the Week Honor
Chambers posted 19 points and nine assists Saturday at Fordham (Sam Wasson).
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Siyani Chambers has been named the Ivy League Player of the Week for a second consecutive week, conference officials announced today.
Chambers led Harvard in scoring for a second consecutive game, scoring 19 points at Fordham on Saturday on 5-of-9 shooting from deep while going 4-of-4 at the line. The sophomore also dished out a season-high nine assists in the victory and picked up three steals.
Chambers earned his first player of the week honor last week after scoring a career-high 27 points against Vermont on 9-of-10 shooting from the floor with a perfect 6-of-6 mark from three. Over the last two games he has scored 46 points on 14-of-21 shooting from the floor and is 11-of-15 from beyond-the-arc.
The Golden Valley, Minn., native leads the Ivy League in assists (5.1) and also ranks first in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.8), third in steals (1.5) and is 10th in scoring (12.3). Harvard has now garnered four of the last five player of the week honors from the league with Wesley Saunders earning the accolade Dec. 2 and Dec. 9.
The Crimson, which has won seven straight games and is 11-1 on the year, will return to the court Wednesday, Jan. 1 against Boston College in front of a sold-out crowd at Lavietes Pavilion. Fans who do not have tickets to the game can watch all of the action live through the Ivy League Digital Network with coverage beginning at 4 p.m.