Roundtree, Morrison among ORU Award Winners


Thursday, May 26th 2011, 12:15 pm
By: News On 6


Originally Published: Mar 4, 2011 12:56 AM CDT

Oklahoma Sports Staff

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Two Oral Roberts players – Steven Roundtree and Dominique Morrison – received honors as the Summit League announced its award winners on Thursday.

Roundtree, a freshman, won the league’s Newcomer of the Year Award and Morrison was named First-Team All-Conference.

Sophomore center Damen Bell-Holter and sophomore guard Warren Niles both received honorable mention all-conference.

Roundtree started all 31 games for ORU and scored in double figures in 22 of them.

He averaged 12.6 points to lead all league newcomers and had 6.6 boards per game as well.

Morrison ranked second in the league in scoring with 19.1 per game on 52 percent shooting. He scored 20 or more points 11 times and already ranks 13th on the ORU career scoring list.

ORU is the No. 2 seed heading into the Summit League tournament and will face North Dakota State on Saturday at 8:30 p.m.