Clemson forward Javan White to leave program
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson reserve forward Javan White is transferring after one season with the Tigers.
White is a 6-foot-10, graduate player from Ames, Iowa, who joined Clemson after...
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson has added its second 6-foot-10 transfer this offseason in UNC Asheville forward Jonathan Baehre.
Baehre started 21 games for the Bulldogs as a sophomore, averaging 7.4 points and 4.6 rebounds a game. Baehre must sit out next season due to NCAA transfer rules. He'll have two years of eligibility left.
Owens leads Oral Roberts past Omaha 83-75 for top 6 finish
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Albert Owens scored 21 points, Austin Ruder added 17, Javan White contributed 14 points with 12 rebounds and Oral Roberts is assured a top six finish in the Summit League with Thursday's 83-75 win at Omaha.
Oral Roberts (11-20, 5-9) outrebounded Omaha 38-29, which was a factor in the Golden Eagles owning the paint, 46-36, and outscoring Omaha 16-7 on second-chance points.
South Dakota jumps out in 2nd half, beats Oral Roberts 85-67
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tyler Hagedorn had 20 points and 10 rebounds and South Dakota opened the second half on a 31-8 run and beat Oral Roberts 85-67 on Wednesday night.
South Dakota (23-6, 10-2 Summit League) has won five straight and a Division I program-best 23 games. The Coyotes have two games remaining, and are a half-game back of league leader South Dakota State (10-1). The two meet in the regular season finale on Feb. 22.
Ruder’s 3 in OT lifts Oral Roberts over NDSU 67-66
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Austin Ruder scored 18 points with six 3-pointers, including the game-winning 3 with one second left in overtime, and Oral Roberts beat North Dakota State 67-66 on Thursday night to end a two-game skid.
The teams combined to miss five shots and force six turnovers before Ruder's 3 put ORU up 64-61 with 49 seconds left in overtime. Paul Miller made two free throws and Tyson Ward's 3 with five seconds left gave the Bison a 66-64 lead. After an ORU timeout, Ruder hit his winner.
Oral Roberts has 3 players with double-doubles in win
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Albert Owens was one of three Oral Roberts players to notch a double-double with 22 points and a career-high 13 rebounds, and the Golden Eagles beat Division III East Texas Baptist 93-66 on Tuesday night.
South Dakota State takes over first in Summit with 78-75 win
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Mike Daum scored 27 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and South Dakota State defeated Oral Roberts 78-75 on Thursday night to take sole possession of first place in the Summit League.
Reed Tellinghuisen added 24 points and David Jenkins Jr. 15 for the Jackrabbits (15-5, 3-0), who have won six straight. The Jackrabbits made 10 of 27 from behind the arc, including four by Daum, who notched his 20th career double-double.
Oral Roberts dominates Fort Wayne 76-60
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Sam Kearns matched his career best with 21 points and Albert Owens added 16 as Oral Roberts dominated throughout to beat Fort Wayne 76-60 on Thursday night.
Nzekwesi’s double-double leads Oral Roberts past Omaha 93-74
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Emmanuel Nzekwesi scored 21 and grabbed 11 rebounds and R.J. Fuqua added 17 points and eight assists to send Oral Roberts to a 93-74 victory over Omaha in a Summit League opener on Saturday night.
Sam Kearns finished with 16 points and five assists for the Golden Eagles (5-11), while Jontray Harris scored 12 and Javan White snagged 12 rebounds to go with nine points.
Oral Roberts ends Missouri St 7-game streak with 73-66 win
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Emmanuel Nzekwesi scored 17 points, Javan White added 14, and Oral Roberts rallied to beat Missouri State 73-66 on Sunday to end the Bears' seven-game win streak and tie the series 8-8.
Sam Kearns scored 13 points and Chris Miller added 10 for the Golden Eagles (3-9), who outshot the Bears 53.1 percent to 45.6 percent from the floor but were outrebounded 35-26.
Division II Southern Nazarene upsets Oral Roberts 68-60
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Micah Speight scored 21 on Friday night and Division II Southern Nazarene led for the final 27 minutes in a 68-60 upset of Oral Roberts.
The game counted as an exhibition for the Crimson Storm, who had their largest lead at 59-46 on Charles Ashton's 3-pointer with seven minutes left. Southern Nazarene went scoreless for the next 4 minutes, 45 seconds, but the Golden Eagles (2-9) missed their next six field-goal attempts and got no closer than 60-54 with 1:31 left.