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ORU Women's Basketball BIO
Kevi Luper
Player Profile:
Kevi Luper 678929
Position: Guard
Height: 5'10"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Adair, Okla.
High School: Adair HS

SENIOR (2012-13)
- Naismith Trophy Early Season Watch List selection
- Southland Conference Tournament MVP
- 1st Team All-Southland Conference selection
- Southland Conference All-Defensive Team selection
- College Sports Madness Southland Conference Player of the Year
- College Sports Madness
1st Team All-Southland Conference selection
- College Sports Madness Preseason Southland Conference Player of the Year
- Preseason 2nd Team All-Southland Conference selection
- Southland Conference Player of the Week (11/12, 12/3, 2/4, 2/18 & 2/25)
- Senior CLASS Award finalist

Started all 31 games in her final season as a Golden Eagle... Quickly established herself as the finest all-around player in the Southland Conference, ranking in the league’s top-15 in eight statistical categories... Earned SLC Player of the Year Honors from College Sports Madness... Also earned a spot on the CSM Mid-Major All-America Team... Ranked 2nd in the SLC with 19.0 points per game... Shot 44.0% from the floor, 38.3% from three-point range and 87.5% from the free throw line... Led the league in free throw percentage... Averaged a league-high 2.7 steals per game, and also averaged 1.0 blocks per game... Was the only player to rank in the league’s top-five in steals and blocks, earning a spot on the SLC All-Defensive Team... Finished her career ranked 14th in NCAA Division I history in scoring, with 2,867 career points... Ended her career with 463 steals, 6th-most in Division I history... Ended her career as ORU’s career leader in points, scoring average, field goals, field goal attempts, free throws and steals... Became the first ORU player to tally 1,000 field goals with her first made basket on Senior Night against Central Arkansas (2/19)... Scored 23 points against Tulsa (11/9), leading the Golden Eagles to a victory over their crosstown rivals in her final Mayor's Cup game... Scored 32 points in a win over UT-Arlington (11/16) despite not playing the game's final 12 minutes... Set a new career high with three blocked shots in both the Tulsa and UT-Arlington games... Scored 40 points for the third time in her career against Missouri State (11/29), playing all 45 minutes against the Bears... Scored 22 points against No. 21 Nebraska (12/20)... Became the 48th player in NCAA Division I history to top 2,500-career points against Southeastern Louisiana (1/3)... Had 16 points in a victory over Northwestern State (1/10)... Scored 22 points and added 10 rebounds, her first double-double in over two years, in a victory over Nicholls State (1/31)... Hit 14 field goals, matching a season high, and scored 30 points in a huge road win at Stephen F. Austin (2/9)... Scored 26 points and swiped five steals as ORU moved into the SLC lead with a win over Texas A&M-Coprus Christi (2/16)... Scored 33 points in her final appearance at the Mabee Center, a Senior Night victory over Central Arkansas (2/19)... Led the Golden Eagles with 24 points and set a career high with four blocks against McNeese State (2/28)... Went 8-for-8 from the free throw line and scored 21 points in a win over Lamar (3/2)... Scored six points and collected six steals in her final regular season game, a victory over Central Arkansas (3/9) that clinched a share of the SLC regular season championship for the Golden Eagles... Earned SLC Tournament MVP honors by averaging 21.5 points per game at the event... Scored 17 points in the semifinal win over McNeese State (3/15) despite fouling out with 9:53 to play... Scored a game-high 26 points in the SLC Championship Game win over Sam Houston (3/16), leading ORU to their first conference tournament title since 2008... Featured as one of "Five Players to Watch" in's NCAA Tournament preview... Scored a game-high 20 points in her final collegiate game, against No. 10/9 Tennessee (3/23) in the NCAA Tournament First Round... Led a senior class that won 84 games at ORU, the school’s best four-year stretch in more than three decades.

JUNIOR (2011-12)
- Naismith Trophy Early Season Watch List selection
- Pan American Games Team USA member
- Summit League Player of the Year
- 1st Team All-Summit League selection
- College Sports Madness Mid-Major 2nd Team All-American
- Preseason Summit League Player of the Year
- Preseason 1st Team All-Summit League selection
- Preseason Athlon Sports 2nd Team All-American
- Preseason College Sports Madness 2nd Team All-American
- Four-time Summit League Player of the Week
- Capital One Academic All-District selection
- Division I-AAA Athletic Directors Association Scholar-Athlete
- Summit League Commissioner's List of Academic Excellence honoree
- Summit League All-Academic Team selection
- Set ORU and Summit League career scoring records

Started 30 games as a junior, leading the Summit League with 23.8 points and 3.8 steals per game... Set the Summit League’s career scoring record in a 41-point effort at North Dakota State (2/4)... Set ORU’s career points and steals records in an overtime win at IPFW (2/18)... Finished 2nd in NCAA Division I basketball in scoring, 5th in steals and 21st in free throw percentage... Topped the 20-point mark 23 times, and scored at least 30 points on seven occasions... Exploded for 34 points on 14-of-23 shooting, with five steals, in a win at Wisconsin (11/13)... Scored 32 points with seven rebounds and five steals against Tulsa (11/29)... Hit four three-pointers and scored 31 points against Southern Utah (12/3)... Knocked down five three-point field goals in a 31-point performance against UALR (12/13)... Scored 20 points at Allen Fieldhouse in a game against Kansas (12/21)... Scored 27 points and dished a career-high eight assists on New Year's Eve at UMKC... Tallied 31 points and five steals against UMKC (1/28)... Hit 16-of-28 field goals and 6-of-6 free throws, while tallying seven steals and five rebounds, in her record-breaking, season-high performance at North Dakota State (2/4)... Scored 31 points to go with six rebounds against Western Illinois (2/11)... Hit the game-tying three-pointer in regulation and knocked down the game-winning free throws in overtime in her record-breaking afternoon at IPFW (2/18)... Pumped in 27 points and hit a season high with eight rebounds against Oakland (2/20)... Added 27 points in the Summit League Championship quarterfinals against Western Illinois (3/3)... Went 7-for-14 from the floor in a 17-point game in the season finale, against Wichita State (3/16) in the WNIT... Hit 51 out of 54 free throws in a 13-game stretch from Nov. 26 until Jan. 16... Finished 7th in the Summit League with a 46.2% field goal percentage... Finished 2nd in the League with an 85.7% free throw percentage... Finished 3rd in the Summit League with a 38.7% three-point field goal percentage... Played 33.7 minutes per game, 2nd in the Summit League... Played for Team USA during the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico... Scored 24 points in three appearances for Team USA, which finished in 7th place at the event... Set a Summit League record with her 14th League Player of the Week selection.

SOPHOMORE (2010-11)

- Associated Press All-American Honorable Mention selection
- First Player in NCAA Division I History to Lead the Nation in Points and Steals
- Summit League Player of the Year
- Summit League Defensive Player of the Year
- 1st Team All-Summit League selection
- Sporting News Preseason All-American Third Team
- Three-time Summit League Player of the Week
- Set Summit League’s Single-Season Points Record

Named Associated Press All-American Honorable Mention for second straight year… Became the first player in NCAA Division I history to lead the nation in points (23.7) and steals (3.7) per game... Named Summit League Player and Defensive Player of the Year for the second consecutive year... Named a 1st Team All-Summit League selection for second straight year... Three-time Summit League Player of the Week... Became Summit’s single-season scoring leader with 806 points... Finished the year second in ORU single-season scoring and single-season steals (126)... Placed second on ORU's single-season made free throws list (177), fifth on ORU's single-season free throw attempts list (210)... Finished 3rd in ORU's single-season free throw percentage rankings (.843)... Placed second on ORU's single-season made field goals list (283)... Ranked third on ORU's single-season field goal attempts list (643)... Posted ORU's fourth-highest single-season scoring average (23.7)... Joined ORU’s 1,000-point, 200-steal club at Arkansas (12/16)... Started all 34 games while averaging 23.7 points, 4.7 rebounds and 3.7 steals per game... Shot 44 percent from the field, including a team-best 38 percent from beyond the arc... Placed second on the team shooting .843 from the foul line... Posted a season-high 36 points on two occasions against North Texas (11/14) and at Oakland (1/31)... Scored in double-figures in 31 of 34 games... Snatched a season-high 10 steals against Northeast Oklahoma State (1/3)... Grabbed a season-best nine rebounds on two occasions, against Tulsa (11/16) and at Oakland (1/31)... Connected on a perfect 6-for-6 from three-point range against North Texas (11/16)... Set a school record with 17 made free throws (17-for-19) in a WNIT victory over Tulane (3/21).

FRESHMAN (2009-10)
- Associated Press All-American Honorable Mention selection
- 2nd Team Full Court Press Freshman All-America selection
- NCAA Leader in Steals per Game
- Summit League Player of the Year
- Summit League Defensive Player of the Year
- Summit League Newcomer of the Year
- 1st Team All-Summit League selection
- Summit League All-Newcomer Team selection
- Summit League All-Tournament Team selection
- Seven-time Summit League Player of the Week
- Summit League Female Athlete of the Month (2/10)

Earned Associated Press Honorable Mention All-America honors along with a Full Court Press  2nd Team Freshman All-American nod... Became only the fourth Golden Eagle to achieve All-America status... Named the Summit League Player, Defensive Player and Newcomer of the Year... Averaged 24.4 points per game, which ranked sixth nationally... Led the NCAA with 4.5 steals per contest... Shattered 14 single-season school and league records and tied or set six single-game marks... Became the all-time leading scorer for a single season in Summit League history by scoring her 660th point at UMKC (2/27)... Also set single-season Summit League marks in field goals (260), field goal attempts (563), free-throws (194), free-throw attempts (235) and points per game... Swiped 10 steals against Centenary  (2/20) to become ORU’s all-time single-season steals leader with 140... Ranks second among freshmen in NCAA history in total steals and fourth in total points (757)... Scored 44 points in third collegiate game against La Salle (11/20) to acheive the most points scored in a single game in league history... Knocked down 19 field goals in the contest, which was also a conference record and tied the all-time ORU mark... Grabbed 12 steals against Southern Utah (12/5), setting a new ORU record and tying the record for most steals in a Summit League contest... Tied the all-time ORU mark by going 16-of-17 from the free-throw line against IUPUI (2/13)... Scored in double-figures in all 30 contests, including 21 games of 20 or more points and eight of 30 or more points... Posted three games with double-digit rebounds and five double-doubles... Tallied 32 points and grabbed eight boards at No. 6 Baylor (12/16)... Teamed up with fellow freshman Jaci Bigham to form the highest scoring duo in the nation with 41.5 points per game... Named the Summit League Player of the Week a record seven times... Opened her collegiate career with four consecutive weekly accolades.


Helped lead Adair High School to a state title in 2009 and a runner-up finish in 2007…  Earned Tournament MVP honors both seasons... Named the Gatorade Player of the Year, State Athlete of the Year, Jim Thorpe Player of the Year and Ford Player of the Year in 2009... Set the Adair High record with 2,070 career points... Averaged 23.7 points per game as a senior... Also lettered in track and cross country, earning All-State honors in both sports... Won the state title in the 800 meter event as a freshman and sophomore... Posted a runner-up finish at the state championship in cross country as a sophomore and junior... Also excelled academically, serving as the Salutatorian at Adair High.

Full name is Kevi Lee Luper... Daughter of Kevin and Jamee Luper... Father, Kevin, played collegiate football at Oklahoma State... Majoring in business... Chose ORU over Missouri, Kansas State, Oklahoma, Kansas and Colorado State.

Points: 44 vs. LaSalle - Nov. 20, 2009
Field Goals Made: 19 vs. LaSalle - Nov. 20, 2009
3-Pointers Made: 6 vs. North Texas - Nov. 14, 2010
Free Throws Made: 17 vs. Tulane - March 21, 2011
Rebounds: 14 vs. LaSalle - Nov. 20, 2009
Assists: 8 vs. UMKC - Dec. 31, 2011
Blocked Shots: 4 vs. McNeese State - Feb. 28, 2013
Steals: 12 vs. Southern Utah - Dec. 5, 2009
Minutes: 45 vs. Missouri State - Nov. 29, 2012

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