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Homecoming Basketball for ORU Friday

Homecoming Basketball for ORU Friday

The Basics
Houston Baptist (0-1) at Oral Roberts (0-1)
Date/Time:
 Friday, November 8, 2019 / 7:30 p.m.
TV/Video: ORU Sports Network
Radio: The Franchise 107.9 FM / 1270 AM
Location: Mabee Center / Tulsa, Okla.

  ORUSN     |     Live Stats

ORU Notes  |   Houston Baptist Notes  | Summit League Notes

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TULSA, Okla. – It's time for the Oral Roberts men's basketball home opener Friday night as Homecoming has hit campus. The Golden Eagles host Houston Baptist capping a basketball doubleheader inside the Mabee Center.

Opening tip is slated for 7:30 p.m. and will be broadcast free of charge on the ORU Sports Network along with live stats.

Important Links
ORU Game Notes
HBU Game Notes
Summit League Notes
Live Stats
TV / Live Video

Scouting the Opponent

• The Golden Eagles are a perfect 2-0 in the all-time series against Houston Baptist sweeping the season series back in 2014 when both were members of the Southland Conference.

• HBU dropped an eight-point contest at Tulsa Tuesday afternoon, 80-72, despite leading for more than 22 minutes on the road.

• The Huskies got a 20-point, 10-rebound double-double performance from junior Ian DuBose in their season opener.

Quick Hits

• ORU got a combined 35 points from newcomers Deondre Burns (21) and Max Abmas (14) in their debuts Wednesday at Oklahoma State.

• The Golden Eagles returning scorer and rebounder Emmanuel Nzekwesi finished the season opener with a 16-point, 13-rebound double-double against the Cowboys.

• Nzekwesi and redshirt sophomore Kevin Obanor were Preseason All-Summit League First Team selections after earning second team honors last year.

• ORU has one of its most experienced groups for 2019-20 returning eight letter winners with five newcomers, including one freshman, after having five freshman a season ago.

For the latest information on ORU men's basketball, follow @ORUMBB on Twitter or Instagram, or go to www.ORUAthletics.com. Fans can also receive updates on the team by downloading the ORU Athletics Front Row App at ORUAthletics.com/frontrow  or the ORU Golden Eagles Live App in iTunes or the Google Play Store. For tickets, visit mabeecenter.com or call 495-7ORU (7678).

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