Oral Roberts (11-10, 4-4) vs. Purdue Fort Wayne (6-14, 2-6)
Date/Time: Wednesday, January 30, 2019 / 7 p.m.
TV/Video/Audio: ORU Sports Network
Live Stats: vs. Purdue Fort Wayne
Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma (Mabee Center)
TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts women's basketball team continues its home stand with a midweek contest against Purdue Fort Wayne Wednesday, January 30 at 7 p.m. inside the Mabee Center.
About the Opponent
- Purdue Fort Wayne is currently 6-14 on the season and 2-6 in Summit League play. Last season, the Mastodons finished eighth in the league. The Golden Eagles defeated Purdue Fort Wayne in the first meeting of the season on January 9 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, 72-61.
- The Mastodons are coming off a home win against Denver, 70-55, on January 26.
- Purdue Fort Wayne returned all five starters from last season and added five newcomers.
- Mastodons senior guard, De'Jour Young earned her first player of the week honor last week.
- ORU will face Purdue Fort Wayne for the 21st meeting between the two programs and the second time this season.
- The Golden Eagles won their most recent Summit League game, 101-72, at home against North Dakota State on January 26.
- A win for the Golden Eagles would be the third consecutive year to beat Purdue Fort Wayne in both regular season meetings. It would also extend the winning streak against the Mastodons to six.
- Maya Mayberry was named to the Summit League preseason all-league second team. Mayberry currently averages 13.8 points per game.
- Lakota Beatty averages 15.0 points per game. Beatty is seventh in the Summit League and seventh 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 25th in the nation. Lippe earned her first career player of the week honor for her efforts in week 12.
- As a whole, ORU is fifth 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 102-103 overall head coaching record.
- ORU was picked to finish fourth in The Summit League according to the preseason poll.
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