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ORU Travels South To Take on TCU

ORU Travels South To Take on TCU

The Basics
Oral Roberts (1-1) at TCU (1-0)
Date/Time:
 Sunday, November 11, 2018 / 4 p.m.
TV/Video: Fox Sports Southwest / FoxSportsGo
Radio: The Franchise 107.9 FM / 1270 AM
Location:
 Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena / Fort Worth, Texas

 

  Fox Sports Southwest     |     Live Stats   |     The Franchise

ORU Notes  |   TCU Notes  | Summit League Notes

ORUMBB | ORUAthletics  |    ORUMBB | ORUAthletics  |   ORUMBB     


TULSA, Okla. – Following a homecoming victory Friday night, the Oral Roberts men's basketball team will head back on the road to face TCU Sunday afternoon.  

Sunday's game will tip off at 4 p.m. from Schollmaier Arena and will be televised on Fox Sports Southwest. Adam Hildebrandt's radio call of the game can be heard on The Franchise at 107.9 FM and 1270 AM, and online at TheFranchiseOk.com.

Important Links
ORU Game Notes: at TCU
Opponent Game Notes: at TCU
Summit League Notes: Week 1
Live Stats: at TCU
TV / Live Video: Fox Sports Southwest / FoxSportsGo
Free Audio: The Franchise 107.9 FM / 1270 AM

Scouting the Opponent   
• TCU topped CSU Bakersfield 66-61 in its first game of the year. The Frogs had four double-digit scorers in the game, led by Desmond Bane's double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds.

• The Frogs were picked to finish fourth in the Big 12, with senior Alex Robinson earning Preseason All-Big 12 honors.

Quick Hits
• ORU is 1-2 all time against the Horned Frogs, with the lone win coming in a home-and-home series in 1994 when both teams won at the other team's arena.  The only other meeting came during the 1998-99 season. All three games in the series have been decided by five points or less.

• ORU will once again be one of the youngest teams in America with eight newcomers, including five freshmen.

• Junior Emmanuel Nzekwesi returns after leading ORU in scoring at 12.7 points per game last year and was second on the squad, and the top returner, at 7.2 rebounds per contest.

• ORU was picked to finish sixth in The Summit League, just behind North Dakota State and ahead of league newcomer North Dakota.

• Nzekwesi was a preseason All-Summit League Second Team selection after earning honorable mention honors last year.

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

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