ORU guard Max Abmas named Summit League Men’s Basketball Player of the Week

2/15/2021 SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Oral Roberts guard Max Abmas nabbed the first #SummitMBB Player of the Week honor of his career after an electrifying-scoring weekend, league officials announced Monday. The sharpshooting sophomore averaged 36.0 ppg while shooting 54 percent from the field and 58 percent from 3-point […]

Max Abmas becomes first ORU player to score 40 points since 2008 in 103-86 win over South Dakota State

 2/13/2021 86 South Dakota St. 11-5,5-2 Summit League 103 Oral Roberts 11-8,8-3 Summit League Location: Tulsa, Okla. (Mabee Center) TULSA, Okla. – Behind 42 points from Max Abmas, the Oral Roberts men’s basketball team scored 56 second-half points to shoot past South Dakota State in a 103-86 victory Saturday afternoon at […]

Tennessee Volunteers hire Tim Banks away from Penn State to be defensive coordinator

February 15, 2021 KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tim Banks, who helped guide top 25 units as the co-defensive coordinator and safeties coach at Penn State the past five seasons, has been named Tennessee’s new defensive coordinator, head coach Josh Heupel announced on Monday evening. “Tim brings great energy, passion and […]

Coach Heupel announces his Offensive Staff at Tennessee

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – New Tennessee head football coach Josh Heupel has assembled his first offensive coaching staff in Knoxville, it was officially finalized on Monday.  Heupel’s offensive staff includes (click on link to full bio): Kodi Burns – Wide Receivers Glen Elarbee – Offensive Line Alex Golesh – Offensive Coordinator/Tight Ends […]

Josh Heupel leaves UCF to become Tennessee head football coach; wants to get ‘Rocky Top’ rocking again!

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Josh Heupel, the former Oklahoma quarterback who led his team to the national title, and who as an assistant coach and head coach captured conference championships at Oklahoma and UCF, has been named Tennessee’s 27th head football coach, Vice Chancellor/Director of Athletics Danny White […]

NABC & Basketball Coaches honor the late John Thompson by wearing a towel with his picture

 Feb 15, 2021 KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Coaches across men’s college basketball will pay tribute to John Thompson Jr. this week by wearing commemorative towels over their shoulders during games – mirroring the late coach’s signature sideline look. The NABC launched the initiative – intentionally targeted […]