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ORU Returns Home to Face Tabor Before Thanksgiving

ORU Returns Home to Face Tabor Before Thanksgiving

The Basics
Oral Roberts vs. Tabor
Date/Time:
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 / 7 p.m.
TV/Video:
ORU Sports Network (ORUAthletics.com)
Location:
Mabee Center / Tulsa Oklahoma 

TULSA, Okla. – Coming off a four-game road swing that included a championship in the Men Against Breast Cancer Classic, the Oral Roberts University men's basketball team will return home for a pair of games surrounding Thanksgiving, beginning with a contest against Tabor Wednesday evening, November 25.  

Wednesday's game will tip off from the Mabee Center at 7 p.m. and will be broadcast exclusively through the ORU Sports Network and ORUAthletics.com, and is also available on the ORU Front Row App. Geoff Haxton's radio call of the game can be heard at 97.1 FM in the Tulsa area and around the world for free through www.ORUAthletics.com.

ORU vs. Tabor | November 25 | Mabee Center (Tulsa, Okla.)
Schedule Coverage At A Glance

vs. Tabor
Wednesday
November 25 | 
7 p.m.
Tickets | Directions 

  Live Audio: 97.1 FM
     Play-by-Play: Geoff Haxton
  Live Video: ORU Sports Network
  Live Stats: ORUAthletics.com

 

All-Time vs. Tabor:
ORU Leads, 1-0

ORU Head Coach:
   Scott Sutton (17th Season)
at ORU: 310-209 
Overall: 310-209

Social: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram  // Game Notes: ORU 

 

Quick Hits
• ORU and Tabor had never faced off until last year and will now battle on the hardwood for the second year in a row. ORU won last year's meeting 94-53. 

• A win Wednesday would move ORU to 5-1 and continue the best start to a season since going 8-0 to begin the 2004-05 campaign.

• A loss Wednesday would be the first loss to a non-D1 program since falling to Cameron in the first game of the 2001-02 season.

Albert Owens and Obi Emegano (MVP) were each named to the Men Against Breast Cancer Classic All-Tournament Team after helping ORU to a 3-0 record and tournament championship. The tournament championship was the first for ORU since winning the Cancun Challenge in 2013.

• ORU was picked to finish third in The Summit League in the preseason poll, although the Golden Eagles did pick up one first place vote. Obi Emegano was tabbed as the league's Player of the Year.

Important Links
ORU Game Notes: vs. Tabor
Summit League Notes: Week 2
Live Stats: vs. Tabor
Live Video (Free: vs. Tabor
Free Audio: vs. Tabor

For the latest information on ORU men's basketball, follow @ORUMBB on Twitter or go to www.ORUAthletics.com.  Fans can also receive updates on the team by downloading the Golden Eagles Front Row App at ORUAthletics.com/frontrow or in the App Store. For tickets, visit mabeecenter.com or call 495-7ORU (7678).

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