4 Larry Owens
4 - Larry Owens
Height: 6-7
Weight: 205
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Mesa, Ariz.
Position: G/F
Previous School: Yavapai CC

About Larry: One of the most athletic, versatile players

in the Mid-Continent Conference ... Expected to be a full-time starter this

season after starting 15 games last year ... Long-armed wing player has improved

his outside shot and plays well above the rim.

2004-05 (Junior): Named to the Mid-Con All-Newcomer team

after outstanding first season ... ORU was 13-2 when Owens was in the starting

line-up ... Ranked fifth in the Mid-Con with .551 field goal percentage

(129-of-234) ... Also ranked fifth in the Mid-Con with 1.76 steals per game ...

Tied with teammate Mickey Michalec for sixth in the Mid-Con with 0.97 blocks per

game ... Tied for seventh in the Mid-Con with five double-doubles on the season

... Finished seventh in the Mid-Con with 7.5 rebounds per game ... Tied for

ninth in the Mid-Con with five double-figure rebounding games ... One of only

six players to be ranked in Top 10 of six or more categories in both overall and

conference-only stats ... Great all-around performance in first-round NIT loss

at Maryland (3/16/05), scoring 10 points, grabbing six rebounds, collecting four

steals, blocking three shots and adding two assists in just 22 minutes off the

bench ... Collected fifth double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds off the

bench in Bracket Buster win at Southwest Missouri St. (2/19/05) ... Also had

four assists, three steals and two blocks ... Scored a then career-high 15

points and had seven rebounds at Indiana (12/31/04) ... Great tournament at the

Rainbow Classic in Hawaii, notching his first ORU double-double with 13 points

and a career-high 15 rebounds in the finale against UAB (12/23/04) ... Tied then

career-high nine rebounds and had career-high four steals in win vs. Georgetown

(12/20/04) ... Second straight double-double (10 pts, 14 reb) vs. Utah Valley

State (12/28/04), with 10 rebounds in the first half ... Scored a then

career-high 15 points, including 13 in the second half, in 92-89 win at Utah

Valley State (12/11/04) ... Went 7-of-8 from the field , dished out four assists

and tied then career-high of three steals in 25 minutes ... Solid game at Tulsa

(12/5/04), scoring 12 points and grabbing eight rebounds ... Outstanding

all-around debut with 13 points, six rebounds, five assists and three steals in

just 22 minutes against Oklahoma Wesleyan in the season-opener (11/20/04) ...

Career-High 23 points to go with 12 rebounds in win over Oakland (1-20-05) ...

Contributed 15 points and eight rebounds in win at Chicago State (1-22-05) ...

Notched fourth double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds vs. IUPUI (1-27-05),

blocking a career-high four shots in a career-high 39 minutes ... Solid effort

at UMKC with 11 points, nine rebounds, and four steals before fouling out

(2-22-05) ... Had 15 points, nine rebounds, five assists and three steals in win

over Centenary (1-15-05), while adding 16 points, nine rebounds, six assists and

four steals at Western Illinois (1-10-05).

Junior College: Spent two seasons at Yavapai (Ariz.)

Community College (2001-03) ... Second-Team NJCAA All-American, Region and ACCAC

MVP in 2002-03 ... Yavapai career leader in scoring and steals, second in

rebounding, fourth in assists ... Averaged 22.7 points and 10.6 rebounds per

game as a sophomore ... Ranked eighth nationally in scoring and 11th in

rebounding ... Led Yavapai to a 28-7 overall record and the ACCAC Championship

... Helped squad advance to only its second trip to the NJCAA National

Tournament ... First-Team All-NJCAA Tournament, posting double-doubles against

Northwest Mississippi CC (33 points, 12 rebounds) and Okaloosa-Walton CC (19

points, 11 rebounds) ... Finished sophomore year with 13 double-doubles and six

30-point games ... Had 11 games with at least 20 points and 10 rebounds in

2002-03 ... Career-High 37 points and 14 rebounds against Phoenix College ...

Career-high 15 rebounds and 22 points against Glendale Community College ...

Three assists shy of a triple-double against Northland Pioneer College ...

Played for former Oklahoma State standout Brooks Thompson.

Westwood High School: Named All-State and East Mesa

Player of the Year following his senior season.

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