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ORU Faces Road Test at New Mexico Tuesday

ORU Faces Road Test at New Mexico Tuesday

The Basics
Oral Roberts at New Mexico
Date/Time:
Tuesday, December 1 / 8 p.m. (CT) / 7 p.m. (MT)
TV/Video:
ROOT Sports / None
Location:
WisePies Arena AKA The Pit / Albuquerque, N.M. 

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The Oral Roberts University men's basketball team will head back on the road this week as the Golden Eagles travel to Albuquerque, New Mexico, for a mid-week battle against New Mexico Tuesday.

Tuesday's game will tip off from the WisePies Arena AKA The Pit at 7 p.m. (MT) / 8 p.m. (CT) and will be televised on ROOT Sports. 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 and through the ORU Athletics Front Row App.

ORU at New Mexico | December 1 | WisePies Arena AKA The Pit (Albuquerque, N.M.)
Schedule Coverage At A Glance

at New Mexico
Tuesday
December 1 | 
8 p.m. (CT) 

  Live Audio: 97.1 FM
     Play-by-Play: Geoff Haxton
  TV: Root Sports
     Play-by-Play: Drew Goodman
     Commentary: Dave Bollwinkel 
  Live Stats: at New Mexico

 

All-Time vs. UNM:
Series tied, 1-1

ORU Head Coach:
   Scott Sutton (17th Season)
at ORU: 312-209 
Overall: 312-209

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

 

Quick Hits
• The all-time series between ORU and New Mexico is tied, 1-1, with each team winning on their home court during a home-and-home series in 2008 and 2009.

• A win Tuesday would move ORU to 7-1 and continue the best start to a season since going 8-0 to begin the 2004-05 campaign.

• A loss Tuesday would snap a five game winning streak this season dating back to an 84-66 loss to South Carolina.

• With wins over Tabor and Detroit, the Golden Eagles scored 100 points in back-to-back games for the first time under Coach Sutton and the first time since 1998.

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.

• 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: at New Mexico
Opponent Notes: at New Mexico
Summit League Notes: Week 3
Live Stats: at New Mexico
Free Audio: at New Mexico

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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