Oral Roberts (10-7, 3-1) at South Dakota State (11-6, 3-1)
Date/Time: Saturday, January 12, 2019 / 2 p.m.
TV/Video/Audio: Jackrabbits All-Access / ESPN3
Live Stats: at South Dakota State
Location: Brookings, South Dakota (Frost Arena)
TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts women's basketball team takes on the South Dakota State Jackrabbits Saturday, January 12 at 2 p.m. in a battle to retain first place in the Summit League inside Frost Arena in Brookings, South Dakota.
About the Opponent
- South Dakota State is currently 11-6 on the season and 3-1 in Summit League play. Last season, the Jackrabbits finished second in the regular season standings, but won the Summit League Championship to advance to the NCAA Tournament.
- The Jackrabbits won their recent game, 76-59, at home against Denver on January 6.
- South Dakota State returned all three starters from last season, including Summit League Player of the Year Macy Miller, and added four newcomers.
- ORU will face South Dakota State for the 23rd meeting between the two programs.
- The Golden Eagles won their most recent Summit League game, 72-61, on the road at Purdue Fort Wayne on January 6.
- A win for the Golden Eagles would give the women's team a break in the 11 game losing skid to South Dakota State and three consecutive Summit League wins to improve their record to 4-1.
- Maya Mayberry was named to the Summit League preseason all-league second team. Mayberry currently averages 12.6 points per game.
- Lakota Beatty averages 14.8 points per game. Beatty is thirdin the Summit League and 14th in the nation in three-point field goals made.
- Sophomore, Keni Jo Lippe, averages 13.4 points per game and is currently second in the Summit League in overall free throws made and is 21st in the nation.
- As a whole, ORU is fourth 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 101-100 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.