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ORU Returns Home to Host IPFW Saturday

ORU Returns Home to Host IPFW Saturday

The Basics
Oral Roberts vs IPFW
Date/Time: 
Saturday | January 16 | 2 p.m.
TV/Video: ORU Sports Network
Audio: 1550 AM
Location: Mabee Center | Tulsa, Okla.

TULSA, Okla. - The Oral Roberts women's basketball team returns home Saturday afternoon for a Summit League matchup with IPFW at the Mabee Center.

Saturday's game will tip from the Mabee Center at 2 p.m. and will be broadcast exclusively through the ORU Sports Network and ORUAthletics.com, and is also available on the ORU Front Row 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 vs IPFW | January 16 | Mabee Center (Tulsa, Okla.)
Schedule Coverage At A Glance

vs IPFW
Saturday
January 16 | 
2 p.m.

Live Audio: 1550 AM
     Play-by-Play: Phillip Dowden
TV/Video: ORU Sports Network
LiveStats: ORUAthletics.com

All-Time vs. IPFW: 9-4
At Tulsa: 5-1
Last Meeting:
    2/28/15 - ORU 84, IPFW 56

Social: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram  // Game Notes: ORU | IPFW

STORYLINES

► Oral Roberts will play its second home game of the New Year as the Golden Eagles host IPFW Saturday. ORU is looking for its fourth straight win and fifth win in six games.

► The Golden Eagles have been one of the best defensive teams in The Summit League this season, holding teams to just 54.3 points per game. They also lead the league in defensive field goal percentage at 32.9 percent. 

► ORU also leads The Summit League in defensive three-point field goal percentage at 24.7 percent. It ranks ORU in the top 20 nationally as well at 16th.

► Despite just three home games in November and December for the Golden Eagles, they have been tough to beat at the Mabee Center over the past four seasons. With a 2-2 mark at home this season, ORU is 33-9 with a .785 winning percentage in four years after Wednesday's win against South Dakota.

► Sophomore Kaylan Mayberry has been an offensive leader for ORU during conference play, ranking in the top 10 of scoring. Mayberry is averaging 14.8 ppg in league play after a career-high 25 points at Western Illinois.

Blair Bryce posted a career-high 16 points and 14 rebounds for her first career double-double last Saturday at North Dakota State. She is averaging 5.5 boards per game. 

► Through the start of Summit League play ORU has stayed positive in turnover margin at +0.5 and posting a 0.7 assist to turnover ratio. 

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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