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The Mount Rushmore of ORU Basketball

Greg Sutton made his mark at ORU as a bona-fide scorer. He scored 34 points per game during the 1990-1991 season. Sutton even set the ORU single game scoring record by scoring 68 points in 1990. Sutton was selected twice as an NAIA All-American. He was drafted in the second round of the NBA draft by the San Antonio Spurs and played four seasons in the league.

Richard Fuqua was a four-year starter at ORU and led the team in scoring all four years. He averaged 27 points per game for his career and 36 points per game his junior year, ranking second in the country in 1972. Fuqua was also the first All-American in ORU history. His No. 24 jersey is one of only three jerseys to be retired by the university.

Caleb Green led the Golden Eagles to two consecutive NCAA tournament appearances in 2006 and 2007. He holds the ORU record for career double-doubles (61) and games with at least 20 points and 10 rebounds (35). Green earned three AP All-American honors from (2005-2007) and was also Mid-Con Player of the Year during those seasons.

Anthony Roberts was a three-time All-American who finished with a career average of 21.7 points per game. He had two 60-point games throughout his career. He also ranked fourth in school history with 2,341 points and is one of three players to have his No. 15 jersey retired.

Dominique Morrison averaged 16.1 points per game for his career. He finished with 2,080 points, ranking fifth in the ORU record books. He received Summit League Player of the Year honors, and was the last men’s basketball player to be named an All-American in 2012.

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