Oral Roberts (4-4, 0-0) vs. Southern Utah (2-2, 0-0)
Date/Time: Tuesday, December 3, 2019 / 1 p.m. CST
TV/Video/Audio: Southern Utah
Live Stats: vs. Southern Utah
Location: Cedar City, Utah (America First Event Center)
TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts women's basketball team travels to face the Southern Utah Thunderbirds Tuesday, December 3 at 1 p.m. CST in Cedar City, Utah.
About the Opponent
- Southern Utah is 3-2 on the season and fell short to No. 5 Oregon State, 95-45 in their previous contest.
- ORU holds a 22-11 record against the Thunderbirds and has won the previous three meetings.
- The Golden Eagles previous win in Cedar City, Utah, was in 2012.
- ORU will take on Southern Utah for the 34th all-time meeting between the two programs.
- In their previous contest, the Golden Eagles defeated Sam Houston State, 64-41, Saturday afternoon.
- A win for the Golden Eagles would give the program its fourth-straight win over the Thunderbirds and make a two-game winning streak.
- Junior Keni Jo Lippe was named to the preseason All-Summit League Second Team. She currently averages 20.5 points per game and 7.4 rebounds. Her field goal percentage is 41.5 percent.
- Rylie Torrey averages 14 points per game and has a 40 percent shooting average.
- Montserrat Brotons averages 7.6 rebounds a game and averages 8.6 points.
- ORU added 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 113-110 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.