Oral Roberts (0-0, 0-0) vs. Central Christian (1-2, 0-0)
Date/Time: Tuesday, November 5, 2019 / 11 a.m.
TV/Video/Audio: ORU Sports Network
Live Stats: vs. Central Christian
Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma (Mabee Center)
TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts women's basketball team will host the Central Christian Tigers Tuesday, November 5 at 11 a.m. in the annual Best Field Trip Ever game at the Mabee Center.
About the Opponent
- Central Christian finished the 2018-19 season with a 3-26 overall record and went 2-20 in the Sooner Athletic Conference.
- The Golden Eagles defeated the Tigers last season at the Mabee Center, 94-47.
- ORU will face Central Christian for the third straight season in the annual Best Field Trip Ever game.
- It will be the second consecutive season the Golden Eagles will open the season at home.
- A win for the Golden Eagles would give the program its third consecutive win over Central Christian.
- Junior Keni Jo Lippe was named to the preseason All-Summit League Second Team. She averaged 13.3 points per game along with 5.2 rebounds. As a sophomore, she totaled 412 points.
- ORU adds five newcomers to the roster. Four freshmen, Karly Gore, Macy Gore, Gem Summers and Nena Taylor, along with one transfer, Jentry Holt from Oklahoma State.
- Head Coach Misti Cussen is in her eighth season at the helm for the Golden Eagles and holds a 109-106 overall head coaching record.
- ORU was picked to finish fourth in The Summit League according to the preseason poll.
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