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ORU Celebrates Hall of Fame Weekend; Hosts Purdue Fort Wayne

ORU Celebrates Hall of Fame Weekend; Hosts Purdue Fort Wayne

The Basics
Oral Roberts (8-16, 4-5) vs. Purdue Fort Wayne (14-10, 6-3)
Date/Time:
 Saturday, February 2, 2019 / 7 p.m.
TV/Video: None / ORUAthletics.com
Radio: The Franchise 107.9 FM / 1270 AM
Location: Tulsa, Okla. / Mabee Center

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ORU Notes  |   Purdue Fort Wayne Notes  | Summit League Notes

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TULSA, Okla. – As part of Hall of Fame Weekend, the Oral Roberts men's basketball team will host Purdue Fort Wayne Saturday at the Mabee Center. Saturday's game will tip off at 7 p.m. from the Mabee Center and will be streamed for free through ORUAthletics.com

ORU's four newest Hall of Fame selections will be inducted at 11:30 a.m. in the North Lobby of the Mabee Center, and all of the Hall of Famers in attendance will be recognized at halftime of the game.

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: vs. Purdue Fort Wayne
Opponent Game Notes: vs. Purdue Fort Wayne
Summit League Notes: Week 13
Live Stats: vs. Purdue Fort Wayne
TV / Live Video: ORUAthletics.com
Free Audio: The Franchise 107.9 FM / 1270 AM

Scouting the Opponent
• The Mastodons are led by John Konchar (19.0 ppg, 8.7 rpg) and Kason Harrell (16.5 ppg). The Mastodons have hit 258 3-pointers this season and have six players with 29 or more triples.

• Purdue Fort Wayne is second in the nation in made 3-pointers  with 258, just six behind the nation's leader Winthrop.

• In the first meeting between the two teams this year, Purdue Fort Wayne hit 15 3-pointers (15-30) and got 22 points from Harrell and 21 points from Konchar.

Quick Hits
• Including the first contest this year, ORU is 11-10 all-time against the Mastodons, including a 6-3 mark at home. Purdue Fort Wayne has won six of the last seven meetings, with ORU winning 76-60 last year at the Mabee Center.

• After giving up just 27 points in the first half against NDSU, ORU has held teams to 36 points or fewer in the first half in nine of the last 13 games and a total of 14 times this season. 20 is the lowest total given up in the first half, doing so in an eventual overtime win over James Madison.

• With 1,036 career points, Emmanuel Nzekwesi is 32nd in ORU history in scoring, three points behind Antonio Martin and Eric Perry, who are tied for 30th with 1,039 points. He is 74 rebounds away from the top 10 in ORU history (currently 607 rebounds).

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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