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ORU and Arkansas Meet Thursday on SEC Network

ORU and Arkansas Meet Thursday on SEC Network

The Basics
Oral Roberts at Arkansas
Date/Time: 
Thursday | December 10 | 8 p.m.
TV/Video: SEC Network
Audio: 1550 AM
Location: Bud Walton Arena | Fayetteville, Ark.

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - The Oral Roberts women's basketball team continues its five game road swing closer to home Thursday night when they travel to Arkansas to take on the Razorbacks at Bud Walton Arena.

Thursday's game will tip off from Bud Walton Arena at 8 p.m. and will be broadcast nationally on the SEC Network and through the WatchESPN App. 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 Arkansas | December 10 | Bud Walton Arena (Fayetteville, Ark.)
Schedule Coverage At A Glance

at Arkansas
Thursday
December 10 | 
8 p.m.

Live Audio: 1550 AM
     Play-by-Play: Phillip Dowden
TV/Video: SEC Network
     Play-by-Play: Jenn Hildreth
     Color: Gail Goestenkors
LiveStats: ArkansasRazorbacks.com

All-Time vs. UA: UA leads 18-8
At Fayetteville: UA leads 2-14
Last Meeting:
    11/13/13 - ORU 33, UA 91

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STORYLINES

► Oral Roberts and Arkansas renew a series that has seen the teams meet 26 times in program history with the Razorbacks holding an 18-8 advantage in the all-time series. Arkansas has also won the last 13 meetings between the two schools including a 91-33 rout in the last game, Nov. 13, 2013 in Fayetteville. 

► Two sophomores, Faith Ihim and Bria Pitts lead ORU in scoring averaging 11 points per game each. Ihim also leads the Golden Eagles in rebounding at 7.1 boards per game. 

► Faith Ihim recorded her second double-double of her career and first of the season last week in a loss at Eastern Michigan. Ihim scored 12 points and pulled down 12 rebounds in the game.

► Bria Pitts has been one of the best three-point shooters for ORU as she ranks third in The Summit League and 74th nationally. She is currently shooting 38.8 percent from behind the line.

► Defensively, ORU continues to rank among the top teams in The Summit League ranking second with 10.4 steals per game and 47th nationally. The Golden Eagles also rank fourth in the country and lead Summit League teams in opponent's three-point percentage holding teams to 20.9 percent on the season.

► ORU continues a stretch of five straight road games that will end Saturday at Missouri State. During the month of December the Golden Eagles will play five of their six games on the road.

► Under Misti Cussen the Golden Eagles have continually played one of the toughest schedule's in the nation. On this year's schedule ORU will make trips to play three Big 12 teams, one team from the Big 10 and one from the SEC. Also the Golden Eagles continue regional rivalries with Tulsa (American), Little Rock (Sun Belt), Eastern Michigan (MAC), Grand Canyon (WAC) and Missouri State (Missouri Valley).

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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