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.
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.
- 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.
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