Oral Roberts (9-5, 1-0) at Fort Wayne (3-11, 0-1) (Game 15)
Date/Time: Thursday, January 4, 2017 / 5 p.m. CST
TV/Video: at Fort Wayne (Mastodons All-Access)
Live Stats: at Fort Wayne
Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana (Gates Sports Center)
TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts women's basketball team will face the Fort Wayne Mastodons in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Thursday, January 4 at 5 p.m. CST inside the Gates Sports Center.
The game will be streamed online via the Mastodons All-Access. Fans may also view the live stats, see link below, or follow the Golden Eagles on Twitter, @ORUWBB.
- ORU will face Fort Wayne for its second Summit League game of the 2017-18 season.
- The Golden Eagles are 12-5 overall all-time against the Fort Wayne Mastodons.
- The Golden Eagles defeated the Mastodons twice in the 2016-17 season. ORU defeated Fort Wayne 82-56 on December 31, 2016, at the Mabee Center. The Golden Eagles won 75-59 on January 21, 2017, in Fort Wayne Indiana.
- Junior forward, Maria Martianez scored 10 points and recorded three rebounds in the team's last game at Omaha.
- Senior Faith Ihim scored her 1,000th career point against Arkansas and became the 20th player to score at least 1,000 points during her career. Ihim also has more than 500 rebounds, which makes her the 10th player in ORU women's basketball history to have more than 1,000 points and at least 500 rebounds. She scored 17 points against Omaha and grabbed seven rebounds. Ihim was awarded her first-ever Summit League Player of the Week on December 18.
- ORU was picked to finish fourth in The Summit League according to the preseason poll. Faith Ihim and Maria Martianez were named to the Summit League preseason all-league second team.
- Last game, Maya Mayberry set a new career high with a 21 point game at Omaha.
- Head Coach Misti Cussen is in her sixth season at the helm for the Golden Eagles and holds an 83-85 overall head coaching record.
- 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.