|photo credit: Patrick Hoesly|
According to tulsaworld.com, Oral Roberts University will retire basketball jersey number 42 in honor of Mark Acres. It will be the fourth Golden Eagles basketball jersey number to be retired.
Acres played for ORU between the years 1981-85, averaging a hefty 18.5 points per game during his career with the Golden Eagles. His zenith came in his junior year when he scored 20.8 points per game. He also pulled down 10.5 boards per game that season.
Acres notably reached the 2,000 point and 1,000 rebound mark during his college basketball career.