Oral Roberts at Utah (Game 13)
Date/Time: Thursday, December 21, 2017 / 2 p.m. CST
TV/Video: at Utah (Utah Live Stream/Pac-12 Conference Network)
Live Stats: at Utah
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah (Jon M. Huntsman Center)
TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts women's basketball team will travel to Salt Lake City, Utah, to compete in its final non-league game of the season against the Utah Utes from the PAC-12 Conference Thursday, December 21 at 2 p.m. CST inside the Jon M. Huntsman Center.
- ORU faces Utah for the first-ever meeting between the two teams.
- The Golden Eagles are 1-12 overall all-time against PAC-12 Conference opponents.
- The Golden Eagles are currently on a two-game winning streak after defeating both Alcorn State and Chicago State in the 2017 Shocker Winter Classic.
- Junior forward, Maria Martianez scored eight points and five rebounds in the team's last game against Chicago State.
- Senior Faith Ihim scored her 1,000th career point against Arkansas and became the 20th player to score at least 1,000 points during her career. Ihim also has more than 500 rebounds, which makes her the 10th player in ORU women's basketball history to have more than 1,000 points and at least 500 rebounds. She scored 20 points against Chicago State and grabbed 10 rebounds for her 15th career double-double and her third of the season. Ihim was awarded her first-ever Summit League Player of the Week on December 18.
- ORU was picked to finish fourth in The Summit League according to the preseason poll. Faith Ihim and Maria Martianez were named to the Summit League preseason all-league second team.
- Last game, Keni Jo Lippe scored 13 points for the Golden Eagles against Chicago State.
- Head Coach Misti Cussen is in her sixth season at the helm for the Golden Eagles and holds an 82-84 overall head coaching record.
- 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.