Oral Roberts meets NDSU in Summit League quarters
No. 5 seed Oral Roberts (11-20, 7-9) vs. No. 4 seed North Dakota State (15-15, 9-7)
Summit League Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, Denny Sanford PREMIER Center, Sioux Falls, South Dakota;...
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Emmanuel Nzekwesi had 25 points and 13 rebounds as Oral Roberts narrowly defeated Omaha 84-80 on Thursday night.
D.J. Weaver had 15 points and three blocks for Oral...
Stewart, Moody lift North Dakota over Oral Roberts 85-73
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Marlon Stewart scored a season-high 23 points as North Dakota defeated Oral Roberts 85-73 on Saturday night. Aanen Moody added 21 points for the Fighting Hawks, while Cortez Seales chipped in 20.
Stewart hit 9 of 11 free throws.
Filip Rebraca had five assists for North Dakota (10-16, 4-9 Summit League).
Kevin Obanor had 16 points and 10 rebounds for the Golden Eagles (10-19, 6-8). D.J. Weaver added 15 points. Aidan Saunders had 13 points.
Holba’s 3 lifts Purdue Fort Wayne past Oral Roberts, 82-81
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Matt Holba hit a 3-pointer with seven seconds left to lift Purdue Fort Wayne to its third straight Summit League victory, knocking off Oral Roberts, 82-81 on Saturday night.
The victory allowed the Mastodons to even the all-time series with Oral Roberts at 11 wins each. Purdue Fort Wayne now has won eight of the last nine meetings between the programs.
Obanor, Weaver combine for 55 points; ORU beats South Dakota
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Kevin Obanor and D.J. Weaver combined for 55 points and Oral Roberts held off South Dakota for a 77-74 victory on Thursday night.
Daum scores 37, South Dakota State rolls Oral Roberts 84-65
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Mike Daum had 37 points and eight rebounds, Tevin King had seven assists and eight steals and South Dakota State beat Oral Roberts 84-65 on Saturday.
Skyler Flatten and freshman David Jenkins scored 15 points apiece for SDSU (14-6, 4-1 Summit League). The Jackrabbits had 21 assists on 30 field goals — led by Alex Arians' nine helpers. Jenkins, the second-leading scorer for SDSU at 19.8 points per game, was just 5 of 15 from the field.
Tulsa rallies late to beat Oral Roberts 69-59
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Martins Igbanu and DaQuan Jeffries scored 16 points apiece and Tulsa rallied late in the second half for its fifth-straight win, beating Oral Roberts 69-59 on Saturday night.
Elijah Joiner and Lawson Korita each added eight points for the Golden Hurricane (10-3). Sterling Taplin led with eight rebounds in addition to his seven points.
Freshmen lead Oral Roberts over Ecclesia College 109-72
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — D.J. Weaver scored 23 points, Francis Lacis had 11 points and 17 rebounds and Oral Roberts beat NCCAA-member Ecclesia College 109-72 on Monday night.
The game was part of the Oakland Hoops Challenge. The Golden Eagles will travel to Oakland University to continue the tournament, and face Northern Illinois on Friday.
Oral Roberts shot 40 of 68 (59 percent) from the floor and had six players score in double figures. Starter Kaelen Malone had 12 points and Aidan Saunders added 11.