ORU player honored


Thursday, March 6th 2003, 12:00 am
By: News On 6


TULSA, Okla. (AP) _ Oral Roberts forward Reggie Borges was named a first-team all-conference player Wednesday by the Mid-Continent Conference.

Borges, who also was a first-team pick last season, averaged 17.9 points and 6.6 rebounds this year. He was the only player in the league who finished ranked in the top five in scoring and rebounding.

Luke Spencer-Gardner was named to the second team and Tyrone Tiggs was an honorable mention choice in voting by the league's coaches, sports information directors and media.

Mike Helms of Oakland, Mich., was named player of the year and teammate Rawle Marshall was voted newcomer of the year. The coach of the year was Ron Hunter of Indiana-Purdue-Indianapolis.