44 Albert Owens
44 Albert Owens
Height: 6-9
Weight: 262
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Cedar Hill, Texas
High School: Trinity Christian HS
Position: C

ORU Career Statistics
2014-15 Game-by-Game Statistics 
2015-16 Game-by-Game Statistics
2016-17 Game-by-Game Statistics 

  • 7th in ORU history with 110 career blocks 

2016-17 (Junior)

  • 2016-17 All-Summit League Honorable Mention
  • Summit League All-Academic Team
  • DI-AAA ADA Scholar-Athlete Team

Earned honorable mention All-Summit League honors after finishing the season fifth in scoring (17.4 ppg), third in blocks (37) and 13th in rebounding (5.6) … averaged 20.1 points per game in league play with 10 20-point performances against league competition … scored 20 or more in eight of the first nine league contests, including a career high 28 points in back-to-back games against Omaha (1/21) and at North Dakota State (1/25) … has grabbed a career high nine rebounds eight times in his career, including five times during the 2016-17 season … had 18 points and nine rebounds against Tulsa (11/28), 23 points and eight rebounds against Oakland (12/1) and 23 points and eight rebounds against No. 10 Creighton (12/17) …  ranked inside the top 60 in the nation in total field goals made (206), the third most in the league … led ORU in scoring in 17 games, including the final three games of the season … had a team-best 24 double digit games, including the final six games of the year, bringing his career total to 45 double digit scoring efforts … served as ORU’s leading rebounder seven times this year and has done so 19 times in his career … finished the year with four blocked shots against North Dakota State (2/22) … shot 49 percent (206-419) from the field and 73 percent (107-147) from the free throw line for the season … needs just 40 points in his senior season to reach 1,000 for his career. 

2015-16 (Sophomore)
• 2015 Men Against Breast Cancer Classic All-Tournament Team

Played in all 31 games with 26 starts … finished the year as the second leading scorer on the team at 9.9 points per game, but averaged 10.1 points in Summit League play … averaged 5.0 rebounds per game, third on the team and led the way with 47 blocked shots … scored a career high 21 points against FIU (11/22) in the Men Against Breast Cancer Classic, helping ORU to a 3-0 record in the tournament and a tournament championship as well as All-Tournament Team honors … topped the 20-point mark for the second time with 21 against Western Illinois (2/13) … scored in double figures 16 times during the year … led ORU in rebounding 10 times, including nine rebound performances against John Brown (12/9), IPFW (1/28) and in the Summit League Tournament against South Dakota State (3/5) … blocked three or more shots in eight games, and blocked a career best five shots against Western Illinois (2/13) … shot 44.7 percent (119-266) for the season and was 1-9 from 3-point range, but his trey came against Tulsa (12/5) with 19 seconds to play to put ORU up by one in an eventual victory. 

2014-15 (Freshman)
Played in all 34 games with five starts in his rookie season with the Golden Eagles … averaged 3.8 points and 2.4 rebounds per game … third on the team with 26 blocked shots … had a season high 18 points on seven field goals—including a 3-pointer—against South Dakota State (2/21) … grabbed a season high eight rebounds against Haskell (12/28) and duplicated the feat against Tabor (1/27) … blocked a season high four shots at Memphis (12/20) … worked his way into the starting lineup against Memphis (12/20) and started at Missouri State (12/22), against Haskell (12/28) and then again versus South Dakota State (1/24) and South Dakota (2/14) … blocked three shots against Haskell (12/28) and led ORU in assists with two against South Dakota State (2/21) … had a block in each of ORU’s two postseason games, including two swats at Loyola (Chicago) (3/23).

High School
Played for Coach Tim Ferguson at Trinity Christian School in Cedar Hill, Texas … helped lead his team to three class 4A final four appearances, including a state runner-up finish in 2013-14 … won back-to-back district titles and was a unanimous first team all-state selection as a junior and senior … earned team MVP honors and was a TABC All-State selection for large private schools.

Son of Marcella Upshaw and Albert Owens, Sr. … majoring in history at ORU with hopes of becoming a superintendent or politician after graduating.