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Luper Named 1st Team Mid-Major All-American

Courtesy: ORU Media Relations
          Release: 04/06/2013
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TULSA, Okla. - Oral Roberts University senior guard Kevi Luper was named a 1st Team Mid-Major All-American by leading women’s basketball website Full Court Press, it was announced today. Luper is the lone Southland Conference player to receive a spot on FCP’s top three Mid-Major All-America squads.

The All-America nod is the third this season for Luper. The Adair native was named a 2nd Team Senior CLASS Award All-American and a 3rd Team Mid-Major All-American by College Sports Madness.

Luper averaged 19.0 points and 2.7 steals per game as a senior, leading the Golden Eagles to the SLC regular season and tournament championships. The three-time Summit League Player of the Year capped her career on March 23, when she led all scorers with 20 points in an 82-63 loss to Tennessee in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament.

Luper finished her career with 2,867 points, 14th-most in NCAA Division I history, and 463 steals, 6th-best in the Division I career ranks.

ORU finished 18-13 in 2012-13, with a 15-5 mark against Southland Conference opponents. The NCAA Tournament appearance was the sixth in Golden Eagle program history and the first under Head Coach Misti Cussen.
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