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#ORUMBB and Bluejays Meet Tuesday on FS1

#ORUMBB and Bluejays Meet Tuesday on FS1

The Basics
Oral Roberts (3-4) at Creighton (5-2)
 Tuesday, December 3, 2019 / 7:30 p.m.
TV/Video: FS1 (Fox Sports Go)
Radio: The Franchise 107.9 FM / 1270 AM
Location: CHI Health Center Omaha / Omaha, Neb.

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TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts men's basketball team makes its first appearance in front of a national television audience heading to Creighton to challenge the Bluejays Tuesday night on FS1. First tip is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. inside CHI Health Center Omaha.

Important Links
ORU Game Notes
CU 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 Bluejays meet on the hardwood for the 12th time in program history with Creighton holding a 7-4 edge in the series winning six of the last seven.


• Creighton opens a season-long, four-game homestand Tuesday following an overtime win versus No. 12 Texas Tech in Las Vegas Friday, 83-76.


• Marcus Zegarowski (18.4), Ty-Shon Alexander (16.1) and Mitch Bollock (12.7) all average double-digit scoring leading the Bluejays and play more than 34 minutes per game.


Quick Hits

• Six different players scored at least nine points as the Golden Eagles downed Southwestern Christian, 99-45, last Monday night staying unbeaten at home this year.


• After pulling down 23 offensive rebounds against the Eagles, ORU moved to fifth in the NCAA averaging 15.3 offensive boards per game and are sixth in total rebounds per game.


• The Golden Eagles top returning scorer and rebounder from a season ago, Emmanuel Nzekwesi, has tallied 14.5 ppg, while Max Abmas (14.4), Deondre Burns (13.0) and Kevin Obanor (11.9) 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).