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Golden Eagles Try to Defend PSO Mayor’s Cup at Tulsa Saturday

Golden Eagles Try to Defend PSO Mayor’s Cup at Tulsa Saturday

The Basics
Oral Roberts at Tulsa
Date/Time:
Saturday, December 5 / 3 p.m.
TV/Video:
ESPN3 / WatchESPN App
Location:
Reynolds Center / Tulsa, Okla. 

TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts men's basketball team will try to defend the PSO Mayor's Cup Saturday as the Golden Eagles head across town to face Tulsa in a 3 p.m. tip off at the Reynolds Center. ORU has won each of the last two meetings against the Golden Hurricane.

Saturday's game will tip off from the Reynolds Center at 3 p.m. and will be broadcast on ESPN3 and will be available through the WatchESPN 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 and through the ORU Athletics Front Row App.

ORU at Tulsa | December 5 | Reynolds Center (Tulsa, Okla.)
Schedule Coverage At A Glance

at Tulsa
Saturday
December 5 | 3 p.m.
Tickets | Directions 

  Live Audio: 97.1 FM
     Play-by-Play: Geoff Haxton
  Live Video: ESPN3
     Play-by-Play: Dave Raymond
     Commentary: Jerod Ward
  Live Stats: TulsaHurricane.com

 

All-Time vs. TU:
TU Leads, 32-18

ORU Head Coach:
   Scott Sutton (17th Season)
at ORU: 312-210 
vs. TU: 7-8

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

Quick Hits
• ORU has won the last two meetings against Tulsa, but trails in the all-time series 32-18. ORU last won at the Reynolds Center in 2013, earning the 74-68 victory. Oddly enough, in each of the last four meetings, the losing team has scored exactly 68 points.

• A win Saturday would move ORU to 7-2 and give ORU a three-game winning streak in the series for the first time since winning in 2003, 2004 and 2005.

• A loss Saturday would give ORU back-to-back losses for the first time since falling to Denver and South Dakota State January 21 and 24 of last season.

• 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 Tulsa
Opponent Game Notes: at Tulsa
Summit League Notes: Week 3
Live Video: ESPN3
Live Stats: at Tulsa
Free Audio: at Tulsa

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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