TULSA, Okla.-The Oral Roberts University men's basketball team will head back on the road for a difficult stretch as the Golden Eagles begin the U.S. portion of the 2013 Cancun Challenge. First up is a trip to Saint Louis on Thursday, November 21, at 7 p.m. inside Chaifetz Arena.
Following the game against the Billikens, who are receiving votes in the AP and Coaches' Polls, ORU will continue on to No. 12/15 Wisconsin before heading to Cancun for two additional games as part of the tournament.
Thursday's game will be televised on Fox Sports Midwest Plus, with Pat Parris and Scott Highmark on the call.
Audio of Saturday's game will be broadcast live in the Tulsa area on 97.1 FM "The Sports Animal," and free online through the ORU athletics website, www.ORUGoldenEagles.com. Fans on twitter can also follow the @ORUMBB account for live updates and notes throughout the game.
ORU leads the all-time series with Saint Louis 13-4, but the two teams have met just once since 1989, with ORU winning 55-54 on November 27, 2004.