Emegano Earns Back-To-Back Summit League Honors

Emegano Earns Back-To-Back Summit League Honors

ELMHURST, Ill. - Oral Roberts' Obi Emegano was named Summit League Player of the Week for his performance Nov. 23-29.

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•         Earned second straight weekly honor and fourth of his career

•         Averaged 25.5 points per game to lead Oral Roberts to consecutive 100-point games for the first time since 1998

•         Tallied his second 30-point game, equaling his own Summit League season high with 31 points in win over Detroit

•         Averaged 8.0 rebounds, 4.5 assists 1.5 steals and 1.0 blocks per game while shooting 61.5 percent from three-point range and 51.7 percent from the field during the week

Also nominated: Nate Engesser, Denver; Mo Evans, Fort Wayne; T.J. Henderson, IUPUI; Paul Miller, North Dakota State; Jake White, Omaha; Dan Jech, South Dakota; George Marshall, South Dakota State 

Previous recipients: Nov. 16 – Garret Covington, Western Illinois; Nov. 23 – Obi Emegano, Oral Roberts / J.C. Fuller, Western Illinois

In its fourth decade of Division I athletics, The Summit League features men's basketball teams from nine member institutions: Denver, Fort Wayne, IUPUI, North Dakota State, Omaha, Oral Roberts, South Dakota, South Dakota State and Western Illinois. In 2014-15, The Summit League completed its fourth straight season with both a top-20 league RPI finish and a league-record four teams in national postseason tournaments. Called "March's Best-Kept Secret" by USA Today, The Summit League Basketball Championships further established itself as one of the nation's top tournaments by smashing league attendance figures in five-of-six categories, including total attendance by an astounding 33 percent, at the new Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls, S.D. This season's tournament returns to the venue March 5-8, 2016. For more information about the league and to "See The Summit", visit www.thesummitleague.org, follow Summit League Basketball on Twitter @summithoops and watch the weekly "Inside The Summit League" show at www.thesummitleague.org/itsl. 

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