Oral Roberts at Western Illinois
Date/Time: Saturday, January 16, 2016 / 7 p.m.
TV/Video: None / Leathernecks Sports Net
Location: Western Hall / Macomb, Ill.
MACOMB, Ill. – An outstanding second half effort erased a halftime deficit Thursday and the Oral Roberts men's basketball team will look to continue that momentum as the Golden Eagles head to Western Illinois Saturday evening.
Saturday's game will tip off from Western Hall at 7 p.m. and will be videostreamed through the Western Illinois website, GoLeathernecks.com. 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 Western Illinois| January 16, 2016 | Western Hall (Macomb, Ill.)|
|Schedule||Coverage||At A Glance|
| Live Audio: 97.1 FM
Play-by-Play: Geoff Haxton
Live Video: Leathernecks Sports Net
Live Stats: GoLeathernecks.com
All-Time vs. WIU:
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|Social: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram // Game Notes: ORU | WIU
• ORU and Western Illinois have met 36 times entering Saturday's contest. ORU has won 29 of those (29-7), including six of the last seven.
• A win Saturday would make it three straight wins for the Golden Eagles. Even with an 8-2 start to the year, ORU's most consecutive wins this season were four as part of the Men Against Breast Cancer Classic.
• A loss Saturday would be the first regular regular season loss to Western Illinois since February 11, 2010.
• ORU started the year 8-2, claimed the PSO Mayor's Cup for the third year in a row with a 70-68 win over Tulsa, and swept through the Men Against Breast Cancer Classic at James Madison to win the tournament with a 3-0 record.
• 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, who has earned a league-best three Player of the Week honors already, was tabbed as the league's Player of the Year.
ORU Game Notes: at Western Illinois
Opponent Game Notes: at Western Illinois
Summit League Notes: Week 10
Live Video: at Western Illinois
Live Stats: at Western Illinois
Free Audio: at Western Illinois
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).