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Golden Eagles Take On Jackrabbits Saturday in Brookings

Golden Eagles Take On Jackrabbits Saturday in Brookings

The Basics

Game 24
Oral Roberts
(15-9, 6-4 SL) at South Dakota State (20-5, 9-1 SL)
Saturday, February 10, 2018 / 2 p.m.
TV/Video: Jackrabbits All-Access
Radio: None
Live Stats: vs. South Dakota State
Brookings, South Dakota (Frost Arena)

  Jackrabbits All-Access     |  |    None 

ORU Notes  |   South Dakota State Notes  |  Summit League Notes

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TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts women's basketball team will compete against the South Dakota State Jackrabbits Saturday, February 10 at 2 p.m. inside Frost Arena in Brookings, South Dakota.

The game will be streamed online via the Jackrabbits All-Access. Fans may also view the live stats, see link below, or follow the Golden Eagles on Twitter, @ORUWBB.

Important Links

ORU Game Notes: vs. South Dakota State
Opponent Notes: South Dakota State
Summit League Notes:
Week 14
Live Stats: vs. South Dakota State
TV/Video: Jackrabbits All-Access
Radio: None

2017-18 #ORUWBB Media Guide

About the Opponent

  • The Jackrabbits are 9-1 in Summit League play and currently hold the No. 2 spot in the league standings behind South Dakota. South Dakota State are ranked 8th in the mid-major poll.
  • The Golden Eagles fell to South Dakota State 77-70 in the team's first matchup at the Mabee Center January 13.

Quick Hits

  • ORU will face South Dakota State for its 25th game of the season as the teams face off for the second time this season.
  • This will be the 22nd overall meeting between the Golden Eagles and the Jackrabbits.
  • Junior forward, Maria Martianez scored 11 points and recorded five rebounds in the team's last game against North Dakota State. Martianez is currently third in the Summit League in rebounds per game with 7.5.
  • 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 17 points against North Dakota State and grabbed 14 rebounds for her fifth double-double of the season. She is currently leading the Summit League with 8.0 rebounds per game and second in overall field-goal percentage at 61.4 percent. She is also 9th in the nation in overall field-goal percentage. Ihim was awarded her first-ever Summit League Player of the Week on December 18. She was 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 89-89 overall head coaching record.
  • ORU hold the fourth place spot in the league standings is currently one game behind Western Illinois for third place in the Summit League.
  • 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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