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Golden Eagles Host Central Christian in Monday Matinee

Golden Eagles Host Central Christian in Monday Matinee

The Basics

Game Nine
Oral Roberts
(4-4, 0-0) vs. Central Christian (1-7, 0-0)
Date/Time:
Monday, December 3, 2018 / 11 a.m.
TV/Video/Audio: ORU Sports Network
Live Stats: vs. Central Christian
Location:
Tulsa, Oklahoma (Mabee Center)



TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts women's basketball team will play in its annual Best Field Trip Ever game Monday, December 3 at 11 a.m. inside the Mabee Center against Central Christian College. Tickets to Monday's matinee are free for all fans.

The game will be streamed online via ORU Sports Network. Fans may also view the live stats, see link below, or follow the Golden Eagles on Twitter, @ORUWBB.


Important Links

ORU Game Notes: vs. Central Christian
Opponent Notes: Central Christian
Summit League Notes:
Week Four
Live Stats: vs. Central Christian
TV/Video: ORU Sports Network


About the Opponent

  • Central Christian is currently 1-7 on the season. Last season, the Tigers finished with a 1-28 overall record and 0-20 record in the Sooner Athletic Conference.
  • The Tigers fell 78-47 win in their previous contest with Oklahoma City University on December 1.
  • Central Christian returns three starters from last season and add 10 newcomers.
  • Monday's game will be an exhibition contest for Central Christian.

 

Quick Hits

  • ORU will face Central Christian for the second all-time meeting between the two programs.
  • The Golden Eagles hold a 1-0 all-time record against the Tigers.
  • In their last meeting, the Golden Eagles beat Central Christian, 118-47, on January 23, 2018, at the Mabee Center.
  • A win for the Golden Eagles would give the women's team their second consecutive victory over the Tigers.
  • Maya Mayberry was named to the Summit League preseason all-league second team. Mayberry currently averages 10.8 points per game.
  • Lakota Beatty averages 14.6 points per game which puts her at fifth in the Summit League and leads the team in field-goal percentage at 50 percent.
  • Sophomore, Keni Jo Lippe, averages 12.4 points per game off the bench and is currently leading the Summit League in free throws made and is tied for 8th in the nation.
  • As a whole, ORU is tied for 19th in the nation in overall three-point field goals made.
  • Head Coach Misti Cussen is in her seventh season at the helm for the Golden Eagles and holds a 95-97 overall head coaching record.
  • ORU was picked to finish fourth in The Summit League according to the preseason poll.

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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