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No. 7 ORU Faces No. 2 South Dakota State in Summit League Quarterfinals

No. 7 ORU Faces No. 2 South Dakota State in Summit League Quarterfinals

The Basics
No. 7 Oral Roberts vs. No. 2South Dakota State
Date/Time:
Saturday, March 5, 2016 / 8:30 p.m.
TV/Video: MidCoSN / ESPN3 / WatchESPN
Radio: 97.1 The Sports Animal
Location: Denny Sanford PREMIER Center / Sioux Falls, S.D.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Oral Roberts men's basketball team will start its quest for a Summit League Championship Saturday as the Golden Eagles enter as the No. 7 seed and face No. 2 South Dakota State in the first round.

Saturday's quarterfinal contest will tip off at 8:30 p.m. from the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center and will be televised on MidCoSN and will also be available on ESPN3 and 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 vs South Dakota State | March 5, 2016 PREMIER Center (Sioux Falls, S.D.)
Schedule Coverage At A Glance

vs South Dakota St.
Saturday
March 5 | 8:30 p.m.
Tickets | Directions 

  Live Audio: 97.1 FM
     Play-by-Play: Geoff Haxton
  Live Video: ESPN3
     Play-by-Play: Tom Nieman
     Play-by-Play: Brad Newitt
  Live Stats: SummitStats.com

 

All-Time vs. SDSU:
Series tied, 8-8

ORU Head Coach:
   Scott Sutton (17th Season)
at ORU: 320-224 
vs. SDSU: 8-7

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

Quick Hits
• ORU and SDSU is tied 8-8 in the all-time series. The two teams have faced off once in the Summit League Tournament (2009) with SDSU winning that contest.

• ORU is 5-5 in Summit League Tournament games played in Sioux Falls, and 1-1 inside the PREMIER Center, which is hosting the tournament for the second time.

Obi Emegano was ORU's lone representative on the All-Summit League teams that were announced Thursday, earning first team honors. Emegano was picked as the Player of the Year by Hoops HD.

Important Links
ORU Game Notes: vs South Dakota State
Tournament Central: Summit League Website
Summit League Notes: Week 17
Live Video: ESPN3
Live Stats: vs South Dakota State
Free Audio:  vs South Dakota State

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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