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ORU Hosts North Dakota State Saturday

ORU Hosts North Dakota State Saturday

The Basics
Oral Roberts vs. North Dakota State
Saturday, January 9, 2016 / 7 p.m.
Mabee Center / Tulsa, Okla. 

TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts men's basketball team will return to the Mabee Center this weekend to host North Dakota State in a 7 p.m. contest Saturday, January 9.

Saturday's game will be broadcast online through ESPN3 and will be available through the WatchESPN app. Bruce Haertl'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 vs. North Dakota St. | January 9, 2016 | Mabee Center (Tulsa, Okla.)
Schedule Coverage At A Glance

vs. North Dakota St.
January 9, 2016 | 7 p.m.
Tickets | Directions 

  Live Audio: 97.1 FM
     Play-by-Play: Bruce Haertl
  Television: ESPN3
     Play-by-Play: Geoff Haxton
  Live Stats:


All-Time vs. NDSU:
ORU leads, 10-7

ORU Head Coach:
   Scott Sutton (17th Season)
at ORU: 314-217 
vs. NDSU: 9-6

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

Quick Hits
• ORU is 10-7 against North Dakota State after a regular season split last year. NDSU also got the best of the Golden Eagles in the Summit League Tournament. Prior to that, ORU had won four straight in the series.

A win Saturday would get ORU back to the .500 mark for the season.

A loss Saturday would make it an eight-game losing streak, the longest since 1993-94, Bill Self's first year at ORU when the team lost 15 straight to end the season.

• ORU started the year 8-2, 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 league-best three Player of the Week honors already, was tabbed as the league's Player of the Year.

Important Links
ORU Game Notes: vs. North Dakota State
Opponent Game Notes: vs. North Dakota State
Summit League Notes: Week 9
ESPN3: vs. North Dakota State
Live Stats: vs. North Dakota State 
Free Audio: vs. North Dakota State

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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