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Golden Eagles Return Home for Monday Night Matchup

Golden Eagles Return Home for Monday Night Matchup

The Basics
Southwestern Christian (5-2) at Oral Roberts (2-4)
 Monday, November 25, 2019 / 7 p.m.
TV/Video: ORU Sports Network
Radio: The Franchise 107.9 FM / 1270 AM
Location: Mabee Center / Tulsa, Okla.

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TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts men's basketball team returns home for a non-conference matchup against the Eagles of Southwestern Christian Monday night at 7 p.m. with live coverage available on the ORU Sports Network.

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

Scouting the Opponent

• The Golden Eagles and Eagles, separated by just 109 miles, meet on the hardwood for the first time in program history.


• SCU is in the middle of a busy week playing the third of four games in a six-day stretch following a 15-point home win over Oklahoma Panhandle State Saturday.


• The Eagles are scoring at an impressive clip through the early season as five players average double figures led by Derek Dantzler-Fulner 16.9 ppg and 9.3 rpg.


Quick Hits

Elijah Lufile posted his first double-double of the season at Wichita State Saturday finishing with 13 points and a team-best 10 rebounds as he made his first start at ORU.


Kevin Obanor is averaging 17.5 points and 9.0 rebounds per home game after his 31-point, 10-rebound effort in the Golden Eagles last home contest versus Rogers State.


• The Golden Eagles top returning scorer and rebounder from a season ago, Emmanuel Nzekwesi, has tallied 14.5 ppg, while Max Abmas (13.8) and Deondre Burns (12.3) also score in double digits.


• 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).