ORU's Luper Honored By Southland Conference


Monday, November 12th 2012, 2:30 pm
By: News On 6


Kevi Luper of Oral Roberts was named Southland Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Week.

A 14-time Summit League Player of the Week, Luper scored 23 points, grabbed six rebounds and blocked three shots in ORU's 64-53 victory over Tulsa on November 9 in the PSO Mayor's Cup game.

The victory over Tulsa was the first for ORU since 2009.

The Adair native is the first ORU women's basketball player to win a weekly award from the Southland Conference. Her 14 Summit League weekly honors stand as a conference record.

Luper was also named SLC Player of the Week by College Sports Madness.

Luper and the Golden Eagles return to action on Friday, November 16 against UT-Arlington. Tip time in Arlington, Texas is scheduled for 2 p.m.