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ORU Travels to Baton Rouge to Tangle with LSU Tigers

ORU Travels to Baton Rouge to Tangle with LSU Tigers

The Basics
Oral Roberts at LSU
Saturday, December 19 / 1 p.m.
SEC Network / ESPN3
Maravich Center / Baton Rouge, La. 

BATON ROUGE, La. – The middle of a five-game road trip does not get any easier for the Oral Roberts men's basketball team as the Golden Eagles travel to Louisiana for a Saturday matchup against LSU.

Saturday's game will tip off at 1 p.m. from the Maravich Center and will be broadcast on the SEC Network and also streamed on ESPN3 and through the WatchESPN app. Geoff Haxton's radio call of the game can be heard at 97.1 FM in the Tulsa area and around the world for free through and through the ORU Athletics Front Row App.

ORU at LSU | December 19 | Maravich Center (Baton Rouge, La.)
Schedule Coverage At A Glance

at LSU
December 19 | 1 p.m.
Tickets | Directions 

  Live Audio: 97.1 FM
     Play-by-Play: Geoff Haxton
  Television: SEC Network
     Play-by-Play: Doug Bell
     Commentary: Barry Booker
  Live Video: ESPN3
  Live Stats:


All-Time vs. LSU:
LSU leads, 5-1

ORU Head Coach:
   Scott Sutton (17th Season)
at ORU: 314-212 
vs. LSU: First Meeting

Social: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram  // Game Notes: ORU | LSU

Quick Hits

• ORU is 1-5 all-time against LSU, but the two teams have not met since the 1996 season when LSU took a 59-58 win in Baton Rouge. ORU's lone win in the series came November 30, 1988 (100-96).

A win Saturday would be the first win over a current member of the SEC since 2009-10 when ORU beat Missouri.

A loss Saturday would make it a three-game losing skid, the longest since December 16, 20, 22 of last season when the Golden Eagles fell to #15 Oklahoma, Memphis and Missouri State, all on the road.

• So far this year, ORU has claimed the PSO Mayor's Cup for the third year in a row with a 70-68 win over Tulsa, and swept through the Men Against Breast Cancer Classic at  James Madison to win the tournament with a 3-0 record.

Albert Owens and Obi Emegano (MVP) were each named to the Men Against Breast Cancer Classic All-Tournament Team after helping ORU to a 3-0 record and tournament championship.

• ORU was picked to finish third in The Summit League in the preseason poll, although the Golden Eagles did pick up one first place vote. Obi Emegano, who has earned a pair of Player of the Week honors already, was tabbed as the league's Player of the Year.

Important Links
ORU Game Notes: at LSU
Opponenet Game Notes: at LSU
Summit League Notes: Week 4
TV / Live Video: SEC Network / ESPN3
Live Stats: at LSU
Free Audio: at LSU

For the latest information on ORU men's basketball, follow @ORUMBB on Twitter or go to  Fans can also receive updates on the team by downloading the Golden Eagles Front Row App at or in the App Store. For tickets, visit or call 495-7ORU (7678).

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