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ORU Heads to League Leading South Dakota Saturday

ORU Heads to League Leading South Dakota Saturday

The Basics
Oral Roberts at South Dakota 
Date/Time: 
Saturday | February 13 | 2 p.m.
TV/Video: Coyotes Live
Audio: 1550 AM
Location: DakotaDome | Vermillion, S.D.

VERMILLION, S.D. - The Oral Roberts women's basketball team makes a quick return to the hardwood Saturday against league leading South Dakota.

Saturday's game will tip from the DakotaDome at 2 p.m. and will be broadcast through Coyotes Live. 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 South Dakota | February 13 | DakotaDome (Vermillion, S.D.)
Schedule Coverage At A Glance

at South Dakota 
Saturday
February 13 | 
2 p.m.

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

All-Time vs. USD: 3-2
At Vermillion: 1-1
Last Meeting:
    1/6/16 - ORU 60, USD 56

Social: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram  // Game Notes: ORU | South Dakota 

STORYLINES

► Oral Roberts makes a quick turnaround with a Saturday afternoon matchup against South Dakota in Vermillion. The Golden Eagles are looking to sweep the season series with the Coyotes after taking a 60-56 win in early January at the Mabee Center.

► The Golden Eagles have won five of their last seven road games and are 6-9 overall this season away from the Mabee Center. In the last two seasons ORU combined to win just four games.

► ORU is holding teams to 56.1 points per game during Summit League play, the second best mark behind South Dakota State. SDSU leads the league in scoring defense at 53.3 points per game.

► During Summit League play ORU has held teams to 60 points or fewer nine times in 12 games.

► Sophomore Kaylan Mayberry continues to lead ORU in scoring at 11.1 points per game. Mayberry also ranks 13th during the conference season averaging 13.1 ppg.

► Both Blair Bryce and Faith Ihim rank in the top 10 of rebounding during Summit League play. Ihim is averaging 7.4 boards per game while Bryce averages 7.1 rebounds per game.

► Freshman Maria Martianez ranks seventh in The Summit League in blocks per game. Martianez is averaging 1.3 blocks per game as Omaha's Caroline Hogue leads the league at 3.2 bpg.

► Sophomore Faith Ihim is just three points shy (497) of recording 500 points for her career. She would be the second ORU player to cross 500 points this season joining Kaylan Mayberry (562) and Dorottya Balla (591).

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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