Emegano Leads ORU To Best Season Start In 10 Years
By: Parrish Purnell Jr.
TULSA, Oklahoma- Oral Roberts’ Obi Emegano earned his third career Summit League Player of the Week award after his play during the week of Nov. 16-22.
Emegano averaged 25.5 ppg and 4.3 rpg while hitting 32-37 from the stripe. His play helped his team go 3-0, leading to a championship victory against Florida International at the Men Against Breast Cancer Classic in Harrisonburg, VA.
The senior also garnered a Player of the Week award from College Sports Madness.
Emegano has led his team in scoring every game this year, including a season-high 31 points against South Carolina.
ORU (4-1) is only five games into the season, but Emegano looks to be keeping a very sharp focus on winning the Player of the Year award.
The Golden Eagles will host Tabor on Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. The Thanksgiving-eve game will conclude the MABCC tournament as well as non-DI opponents for ORU this season.
Notable upcoming games:
November 28 – Detroit
December 1 – at New Mexico
December 5 – at Tulsa
December 12 – at Oklahoma
December 19 – at LSU
December 21 – at New Mexico State