Burns named Player of the Week
Yazoo City native Deondre Burns was recently named the Summit League Men's Basketball Player of the Week. He is a graduate transfer playing his final year of eligibility at Oral Roberts University. Last week he averaged 20.5 points, 6.0 rebounds, 5.0 assists in a pair of wins over North Dakota and North Dakota State. For the season, Burns is averaging 14 points, 5 rebounds, 4 assists while shooting 25% behind three point line. Burns, who graduated with a Bachelor's degree from the University of Arkansas-Little Rock, is the son of Deon Burns and Belinda Smith of Yazoo City.