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#ORUMBB Battles Shockers in Wichita Saturday

#ORUMBB Battles Shockers in Wichita Saturday

The Basics
Oral Roberts (2-3) at Wichita State (4-0)
 Saturday, November 23, 2019 / 2 p.m.
TV/Video: Cox YurView
Radio: The Franchise 107.9 FM / 1270 AM
Location: Charles Koch Arena / Wichita, Kan.

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TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts men's basketball team heads to Wichita State for a road battle against the Shockers Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m.

Catch the action with a live video stream on Cox YurView or tune in to The Franchise 107.9 FM for the radio call of Adam Hildebrandt.

Important Links
ORU Game Notes
WSU Game Notes
Summit League Notes
Live Stats
TV / Live Video
Audio: The Franchise 107.9 FM / 1270 AM

Scouting the Opponent

• The Golden Eagles hold a 5-7 record in the all-time series with the Shockers having dropped the last two meetings, both in Wichita, including an 84-63 loss last December.


• WSU, playing its fifth-straight home game, is unbeaten at 4-0 this season coming off a 22-point victory over Gardner-Webb Tuesday in a Cancun Challenge Prelim contest.


• The Shockers have five different players averaging in double-figure scoring between 10 and 12 points, led by Dexter Dennis at 12.0 points per game.


Quick Hits

Kevin Obanor went off for a 31-point, 10-rebound double-double at home Tuesday night against Rogers State for his second double-double in the last three games.


Max Abmas has scored in double figures in all five of his collegiate outings following an 11-point effort Tuesday. He leads ORU hitting 18 3-pointers to average a team-best 16.4 points per game this season.


• The Golden Eagles top returning scorer and rebounder Emmanuel Nzekwesi has tallied 14.5 ppg, while grad transfer Deondre Burns has scored an average of 12.0 ppg.


• Nzekwesi and Obanor were Preseason All-Summit League First Team selections after earning second team honors last year, while Obanor was a Freshman All-American.

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