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Golden Eagles Close Homestand vs Bison Thursday

Golden Eagles Close Homestand vs Bison Thursday

The Basics
Oral Roberts vs North Dakota State
Date/Time: 
Thursday | February 4 | 7 p.m.
TV/Video: ORU Sports Network
Audio: 1550 AM
Location: Mabee Center | Tulsa, Okla.

TULSA, Okla. - A four game homestand comes to an end Thursday as the Oral Roberts women's basketball team hosts North Dakota State in Summit League action at the Mabee Center.

Thursday's game will tip from the Mabee Center at 7 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 and through the ORU Athletics Front Row App

ORU vs North Dakota State | February 4 | Mabee Center (Tulsa, Okla.)
Schedule Coverage At A Glance

vs North Dakota State
Thursday
February 4 | 7
 p.m.

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

All-Time vs. NDSU: 10-5
At Tulsa: 6-1
Last Meeting:
    1/9/16 - ORU 52, NDSU 42

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STORYLINES

► Oral Roberts closes out a four game homestand Thursday night hosting North Dakota State at 7 p.m. The Golden Eagles also look to sweep the Bison in the season series and stop a brief two-game skid. 

► The Golden Eagles are 10-5 all-time against NDSU and have won the last three meetings including a 52-42 win on January 3 in Fargo.

► Through the first half of Summit League play ORU is one of the top defensive teams in the league. ORU is holding opponents to a league best 55.4 points per game.

► After finishing the non-conference schedule with a -10.0 mark in rebounding margin the Golden Eagles have been one of the best rebounding teams in Summit League play. ORU is +3.3 in rebounding margin and second in the league at 40.0 rebounds per game behind South Dakota State's 43.0 rpg.

► After  the first half of league play in addition to ORU holding opponents to 55.4 points per game, the Golden Eagles held opponents below 50 points three times and below 60 six times.

► Sophomore Kaylan Mayberry ranks in The Summit League top 10 at 14.2 points per game through the first half of league play. She is also a 35.3 percent three-point shooter and leads ORU at 11.3 ppg.

Ashley Beatty has been an important piece for ORU during Summit League play on defense. The freshman ranks fourth in steals per game and is third in total steals during conference play.

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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