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ORU Hosts Western Illinois in Midweek Showdown

ORU Hosts Western Illinois in Midweek Showdown

The Basics

Oral Roberts vs. Western Illinois
Date/Time: Wednesday, February 1, 2017 / 7 p.m.
TV/Video: ORU Sports Network
Radio: Am 1550 – The Sports Animal
Location: Mabee Center/Tulsa, Okla.

 

ORU Game Notes: vs. Western Illinois 

 

TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts women's basketball team will host Western Illinois on Wednesday, February 1 at 7 p.m. inside the Mabee Center.

The game will be streamed online, visit the link below to view. Fans may also follow the live stats link given below or follow @ORUWBB on Twitter.

Live Stats: vs. Western Illinois
Live Video: vs. Western Illinois
Stats (2016): ORU
Stats (2016): Western Illinois


Quick Hits

► ORU will face Western Illinois for its 23rd game of the season and 10th Summit League game of the season. It'll be the second meeting for these two teams this season. Western Illinois captured the win in the first game, 76-72, in overtime.

► A win for the Golden Eagles would give the team its 13th win of the season and a 13-10 record. 

► This will be the 40th overall meeting between Oral Roberts and Western Illinois. If the Golden Eagles win, it will be the sixth consecutive win for ORU against Western Illinois inside the Mabee Center.

► ORU's current RPI is 135 and is currently fifth in the Summit League standings.

► Faith Ihim scored 14 points in the North Dakota State game along with 14 rebounds. She currently leads the team in points. Ihim has six double-doubles on the season. Ihim leads the Summit League in rebounding with 180 total rebounds

► Kaylan Mayberry had 21 points with three rebounds along with four assists and six steals against North Dakota State.


► Maria Martianez recorded 16 points with seven rebounds and one assist against NDSU.

► Hillary Hurst scored 10 points and grabbed five rebounds at NDSU. Four of her five total rebounds were offensive boards.

► ORU is currently averaging a shooting percentage of 41.0 percent and a rebounding average of 37.7 rebounds per game. The team is averaging 66.6 points per game.

► The Golden Eagles, after 22 games, average 9.0 steals per game and 14.1 turnovers per game. ORU holds a current free-throw percentage of 69.8 percent.

 

For the latest information on ORU women's basketball, follow @ORUWBB 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. 

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