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ORU Travels to No. 23 Arkansas for Thursday Showdown

ORU Travels to No. 23 Arkansas for Thursday Showdown

The Basics

Game Four
Oral Roberts
(3-0, 0-0) at No. 23 Arkansas (2-0, 0-0)
Date/Time:
Thursday, November 14, 2019 / 7 p.m.
TV/Video/Audio: SEC Network+
Live Stats: at Arkansas
Location:
Fayetteville, Arkansas (Bud Walton Arena)

TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts women's basketball team travels to Fayetteville, Arkansas, Thursday, November 14 to face the No. 23 Arkansas Razorbacks at 7 p.m. inside Bud Walton Arena.

Fans may also view the live stats, see link below, or watch online on the SEC Network+
or follow the Golden Eagles on Twitter, @ORUWBB.


Important Links

ORU Game Notes: at Arkansas
Opponent Notes: Arkansas
Summit League Notes:
Week Two
TV/Video/Audio: SEC Network+
Live Stats: at Arkansas


About the Opponent

  • The Arkansas Razorbacks entered the season ranked No. 22 in the AP poll.
  • The Razorbacks are 2-0 wins over New Orleans and McNeese State.
  • Arkansas leads the series 20-10 and won the last meeting, 74-61, in 2018 in Fayetteville.

Quick Hits

  • ORU will face Arkansas for the fifth-straight season.
  • In their previous contest, the Golden Eagles defeated Wichita State, 79-66, Monday night at home.
  • A win for the Golden Eagles would give the program its second win in four seasons over the Razorbacks and an 11-48 record against Southeastern Conference opponents.
  • Junior Keni Jo Lippe was named to the preseason All-Summit League Second Team. She currently averages 15 points per game and 7.3 rebounds. Her field goal percentage is 55 percent.
  • Rylie Torrey leads the team with 19.3 points per game and has a 44 percent shooting average.
  • Freshman Karly Gore leads the team with 9.7 rebounds per game.
  • 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 112-106 overall head coaching record.
  • ORU was picked to finish fourth in The Summit League according to the preseason poll.

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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