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ORU Finishes Non-Conference at Kansas Tuesday

ORU Finishes Non-Conference at Kansas Tuesday

The Basics
Oral Roberts at Kansas
Date/Time: 
Tuesday | December 22 | 7 p.m.
TV/Video: ESPN3
Audio: 1550 AM
Location: Allen Fieldhouse | Lawrence, Kan.

LAWRENCE, Kan. - The Oral Roberts women's basketball team closes its non-conference schedule Tuesday when they visit the University of Kansas for a 7 p.m. tip-off. 

Tuesday's game will tip from Allen Fieldhouse at 7 p.m. and will be broadcast through ESPN3 and on 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 Kansas | December 22 | Allen Fieldhouse (Lawrence, Kan.)
Schedule Coverage At A Glance

at Kansas
Tuesday
December 22 | 
7 p.m.

Live Audio: 1550 AM
     Play-by-Play: Phillip Dowden
TV/Video: ESPN3
LiveStats: KUAthletics.com

All-Time vs. KU: KU leads 12-0
At Lawrence: KU leads 8-0
Last Meeting:
    11/10/13 - ORU 62, KU 84

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STORYLINES

► Oral Roberts closes its non-conference schedule Tuesday at Kansas in the 13th all-time meeting between the two schools. ORU has never beaten the Jayhawks in the series standing at 0-12 and are also winless in Lawrence at 0-8 all-time.

► The Golden Eagles are 43-92 all-time against the Big 12 however, the last win over a Big 12 team came during a 65-61 overtime win against Oklahoma State on December 4, 2004.  

► Sophomores Faith Ihim and Bria Pitts lead ORU in scoring averaging 10.6 and 10.4 points per game respectively. Ihim is coming off her second double-double of the season in a road loss at 4th-ranked Baylor where she posted 15 points and 13 rebounds.

► Sophomore Kaylan Mayberry has seen her points per game rise averaging 12.0 ppg over the last five games for ORU. Mayberry led ORU in scoring at Arkansas with 17 and at Missouri State with a season-high 18 points.

► Freshman Maria Martianez has been a steady force for the Golden Eagles during non-conference play. Martianez is the second leading rebounder for ORU at 5.8 boards per game. She has also started in all 11 games.

► Maria Martianez leads the Golden Eagles in rebounding with 5.9 boards per game. She is just ahead of Ihim who is pulling in 5.7 rebounds per game. 

► A tough early season schedule has been placed in front of the Golden Eagles in preparation for The Summit League season. In 12 non-conference games for ORU they have faced eight teams that reached postseason play during the 2014-15 season. Entering Tuesday's game ORU will have also faced five teams with an RPI above 125, three inside the top 100 and one in the top 10.

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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