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ORU Continues Road Swing Sunday at Michigan

ORU Continues Road Swing Sunday at Michigan

The Basics
Oral Roberts at Michigan
Date/Time: 
Sunday| November 29| 5 p.m.
TV/Video: MGoBlueTV
Audio: 1550 AM
Location: Crisler Center | Ann Arbor, Mich.

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The Oral Roberts women's basketball team continues its busy road swing Sunday heading north to face Big 10 foe Michigan inside the Crisler Center.

Sunday's game will tip off from the Crisler Center at 1 p.m. (CST) and will be broadcast for free through MGoBlueTV. Phillip Dowden's radio call of the game can also be heard at 1550 AM in the Tulsa area and around the world for free through www.ORUAthletics.com.

ORU at Michigan | November 29 | Crisler Center (Ann Arbor, Mich.)
Schedule Coverage At A Glance

at Michigan
Sunday
November 29 | 
1 p.m.

  Live Audio: 1550 AM
     Play-by-Play: Phillip Dowden
  Live Video: MGoBlueTV
  Live Stats: MGoBlue.com  

All-Time vs. UM: UM leads 1-0
At Ann Arbor: n/a
Last Meeting:
       12/29/93- ORU 58, UM 72

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STORYLINES

► Oral Roberts and Michigan will meet for just the second time in school history. The last time ORU and Michigan met was in 1993 in Norman at the Oklahoma Holiday Classic. Under Misti Cussen the Golden Eagles enter Sunday's game 0-4 against Big 10 teams while also looking for their first win over a Big 10 squad since a 2011 victory at Wisconsin.

► Friday was the first time all season the Golden Eagles have not led at half time. Through the last four seasons however, ORU is 41-13 when leading at intermission after going 14-3 last season. On the flip side, ORU is 5-37 in four seasons when trailing at the half.

► Two players for ORU average in double figures entering Sunday's game, Bria Pitts and Faith Ihim. Pitts leads the way at 12.8 ppg while Ihim is averaging 12.0 points per contest.

► Faith Ihim is also one of two players averaging at least six rebounds per game. Ihim averages 6.6 boards per game while freshman Maria Martianez is averaging an even 6.0 rebounds per game.

► The Golden Eagles have been one of the best teams defensively through the first five games of the season. Combined ORU has held teams to 35.5 percent shooting from the field ranking 84th in the nation. The nation's leader - Alabama - is holding its opponents to 25.2 percent.

► ORU is also averaging 12.2 steals per game which not only ranks tops among Summit League teams, but is also 30th best in country. Morehead State currently paces the nation averaging 16.4 steals per game.

For the latest information on ORU women's basketball, follow @ORUWBB on Twitter or go to www.ORUAthletics.com.  Fans can also receive updates on the team by downloading the Golden Eagles Front Row App at ORUAthletics.com/frontrow or in the App Store. 

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