TULSA, Okla.-Oral Roberts and Nicholls State will make an international television appearance as the two teams face off at Stopher Gym on Thursday night in Thibodaux, La. The Golden Eagles and Colonels will tip off at 8 p.m., with the game being shown on ESPN3 and also televised internationally on ESPN in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.
Audio of Thursday's game will be broadcast live in the Tulsa area on 97.1 FM "The Sports Animal," and free online through the ORU athletics website, www.ORUGoldenEagles.com. Fans on twitter can also follow the @ORUMBB account for live updates and notes throughout the game.
ORU has never lost to Nicholls in four previous meetings dating back to 1968. In two games as Southland Conference foes last year, ORU won 76-63 in Thibodaux and 90-78 inside the Mabee Center.