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ORU Travels North to Face North Dakota State Thursday

ORU Travels North to Face North Dakota State Thursday

The Basics

Game 24
Oral Roberts
(14-8, 5-3 SL) at North Dakota State (8-15, 1-8 SL)
Thursday, February 8, 2018 / 7 p.m.
TV/Video: WatchESPN/ESPN3
Radio: None
Live Stats: vs. North Dakota State
Fargo, North Dakota (Scheels Center)

  WatchESPN/ESPN3     |  |    None 

ORU Notes  |   North Dakota State Notes  |  Summit League Notes

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TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts women's basketball team will travel to Fargo, North Dakota, to take on the North Dakota State Bison Thursday, February 8 at 7 p.m. inside the Scheels Center.

The game will be streamed online via the ORU Sports Network. Fans may also view the live stats, see link below, or follow the Golden Eagles on Twitter, @ORUWBB.

Important Links

ORU Game Notes: vs. North Dakota State
Opponent Notes: North Dakota State
Summit League Notes:
Week 14
Live Stats: vs. North Dakota State
TV/Video: WatchESPN/ESPN3
Radio: None

2017-18 #ORUWBB Media Guide

About the Opponent

  • The Bison are 1-8 in Summit League play and currently hold the No. 7 spot in the league standings.
  • The Golden Eagles defeated North Dakota State 71-48 in the team's first matchup at the Mabee Center January 11.

Quick Hits

  • ORU will face North Dakota State for its 24th game of the season as the teams face off for the second time this season.
  • This will be the 20th overall meeting between the Golden Eagles and the Bison.
  • Junior forward, Maria Martianez scored 10 points and recorded seven rebounds in the team's last game against North Dakota State. Martianez is currently second in the Summit League in rebounds per game with 7.6.
  • 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 13 points against Western Illinois and grabbed a career high 23 rebounds for her fourth double-double of the season. She is currently leading the Summit League with 7.7 rebounds per game and second in overall field-goal percentage at 61.8 percent. She is also 10th in the nation in overall field-goal percentage. Ihim was awarded her first-ever Summit League Player of the Week on December 18. She has been named one of 30 finalists for the Senior CLASS award.
  • 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.
  • Head Coach Misti Cussen is in her sixth season at the helm for the Golden Eagles and holds an 88-89 overall head coaching record.
  • ORU is currently one game behind Western Illinois for third place in the Summit League standings.
  • For the latest information on ORU women's basketball, follow @ORUWBB on Twitter or go to  Fans can also receive updates on the team by downloading the Golden Eagles Front Row App at or in the App Store. 


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