2017-18 Men's Basketball News

  • Defense Propels ORU to 73-66 Win over Missouri State
    December 10, 2017
    The Oral Roberts defense put the clamps on Missouri State in the second half holding the Bears to 28 points and 36 percent from the field as the Golden Eagles earned the 73-66 victory Sunday afternoon at the Mabee Center.
  • ORU Hosts Streaking Missouri State Team Sunday
    December 09, 2017
    The Oral Roberts men’s basketball team will host a hot Missouri State squad Sunday as the Bears bring a seven game winning streak and a mid-major ranking of 15th into the Mabee Center.
  • White's Double-Double Not Enough in 68-60 Loss to SNU
    December 08, 2017
    The Oral Roberts men’s basketball team got a combined 25 points from its inside duo of Javan White and Albert Owens, but could not get past Southern Nazarene Friday night as the Crimson Storm earned the 68-60 victory at the Mabee Center.
  • ORU Hosts Southern Nazarene Friday
    December 07, 2017
    The Oral Roberts men’s basketball team returns home for a pair of games over the weekend, beginning with a Friday night date with Southern Nazarene. ORU will then host Missouri State Sunday afternoon.
  • UNLV Gets Past ORU at MGM Grand, 92-66
    December 05, 2017
    UNLV caught fire from long range, Tuesday and the Oral Roberts men’s basketball team was unable to keep pace with the Runnin’ Rebels as the Golden Eagles fell 92-66 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
  • ORU Finishes Road Swing at UNLV Tuesday
    December 04, 2017
    A stretch of three straight road games and eight of nine games away from home comes to an end Tuesday as the Golden Eagles finish the stretch in Las Vegas to face UNLV.
  • Career Performances Push ORU to 74-66 Double Overtime Win over Little Rock
    December 02, 2017
    The Oral Roberts men’s basketball team played its second overtime game is less than a week, and out-scored Little Rock 10-2 in the second overtime to prevail Saturday afternoon as the Golden Eagles won 74-66 at the Jack Stephens Center.
  • ORU Takes On Little Rock Saturday Afternoon
    December 01, 2017
    The Oral Roberts men’s basketball team will travel to Little Rock, Saturday, to face the Trojans in a Saturday afternoon contest.
  • ORU Battles Big 12's Kansas State in 77-68 Loss
    November 29, 2017
    The Oral Roberts men’s basketball team battled back from an early deficit and was within five points with 4:46 to play but Kansas State held on to top the Golden Eagles 77-68 Wednesday night at Bramlage Coliseum.
  • ORU Back on the Road to Face Big 12's Kansas State
    November 28, 2017
    The Oral Roberts men’s basketball team returns to the road, Wednesday night, as the Golden Eagles take on Kansas State in Manhattan, Kansas. The game will mark the first of three straight road games in the middle of a stretch of eight of nine games away from the Mabee Center.
  • Owens Out-Duels Walker but ORU Falls 93-86 in Overtime
    November 27, 2017
    A pair of free throws by Oakland with eight seconds left in regulation sent the game to overtime and the Oral Roberts men’s basketball team went cold in the extra period, falling 93-86 to Oakland Monday night at the Mabee Center.
  • ORU Hosts Oakland Monday Night
    November 26, 2017
    Long-time conference rivals, Oral Roberts and Oakland will continue their men’s basketball rivalry Monday night, November 27, at the Mabee Center.
  • Penn State Races Past ORU, 86-48
    November 24, 2017
    The Oral Roberts men’s basketball team fell behind early and couldn’t recover on the road at Penn State, Friday, as the Golden Eagles fell 86-48 at the Bryce Jordan Center.
  • ORU Finishes Road Trip at Penn State Friday
    November 23, 2017
    The Oral Roberts University men’s basketball team will finish a stretch of five straight games away from home, Friday, as the Golden Eagles face Penn State in the final game of the 2017 Progressive Legends Classic. ORU also played at Oklahoma State as part of the tournament.
  • ORU Drops 80-76 Contest at Pepperdine
    November 21, 2017
    The Oral Roberts men’s basketball team fell 80-76 Tuesday night to host Pepperdine as the Waves’ offense caught fire at the end of the game to erase an ORU lead in the final game of the 2017 Progressive Legends Classic.
  • ORU Comeback Falls Short in 69-64 Loss to Montana
    November 20, 2017
    Trailing by 14 with 16 minutes to play, the Oral Roberts men’s basketball team cut the deficit to three with 29 seconds to play, but was unable to complete the comeback and Montana held off the charge to win 69-64 Monday night at Firestone Fieldhouse in Malibu, California.
  • ORU Heads to Malibu for 2017 Progressive Legends Classic
    November 19, 2017
    The Oral Roberts men’s basketball team travels to Malibu, California, this week to continue play in the 2017 Progressive Legends Classic. ORU will face off against Montana on Monday, November 20, while UC Santa Barbara plays host Pepperdine. The winners and losers of the two games will play on Tuesday.
  • Owens Notches 1,000th Career Point in Loss at Oklahoma State
    November 16, 2017
    Senior Albert Owens scored his 1,000th career point Thursday night at Gallagher-Iba Arena, but the Oral Roberts men’s basketball team fell 91-48 to Oklahoma State in a game that was part of the 2017 Progressive Legends Classic.
  • ORU Begins 2017 Progressive Legends Classic with Trip to Stillwater
    November 15, 2017
    The Oral Roberts men’s basketball team will begin the 2017 Progressive Legends Classic with a trip to Stillwater to face Oklahoma State Thursday night at 7 p.m. ORU will play four games as part of the tournament, including two neutral site games in Malibu, California, and road games against the Cowboys and Penn State.
  • Obanor Signs Financial Aid Agreement with ORU
    November 15, 2017
    Kevin Obanor has signed a financial aid agreement with Oral Roberts University, it was announced by ORU men’s basketball coach Paul Mills Wednesday.
  • Tulsa Retains Mayor's Cup in 90-71 Win Over ORU
    November 13, 2017
    A hot-shooting Tulsa team connected on better than 54 percent of its shots Monday night at the Reynolds Center as the Golden Hurricane topped Oral Roberts 90-71 in the annual Mayor’s Cup game.
  • Mayor's Cup on the Line as ORU Travels to Reynolds Center to Face Tulsa
    November 12, 2017
    The Oral Roberts men’s basketball team will battle Tulsa for the Mayor’s Cup Trophy Monday, as the two teams face off at the Reynolds Center at 7 p.m. After a comfortable win over Avila in the season opener, ORU is looking to start a season 2-0 for the first time since 2004-05
  • ORU Runs Past Avila 86-72 For Mills' First Win
    November 10, 2017
    The Oral Roberts men’s basketball team cruised to an 86-72 homecoming victory over Avila Friday night at the Mabee Center. The Golden Eagles led by as many as 21 early in the second half to earn first year head coach Paul Mills his first head coaching victory.
  • MBB Opens Season with Avila for Homecoming Game
    November 09, 2017
    The Oral Roberts men’s basketball team will open its 2017-18 season at home against Avila Friday night, as the Golden Eagles celebrate homecoming on campus. Not only will it be ORU’s first official game of the season, it will be the coaching debut of new ORU head coach Paul Mills.
  • Men's Basketball Adds Three in Mills' First Full Recruiting Class
    November 09, 2017
    After being named the new Oral Roberts men's basketball coach on April 28, 2017, Paul Mills added a pair of late signees in May, but put together his first full recruiting class this week, as three high school seniors signed their National Letters of Intent to play for the Golden Eagles. Included in the November class are Texas products Kennedy Milton (Dallas, Texas) and DeShang (D.J.) Weaver (Houston, Texas), as well as Carlos Jürgens from Estonia.
  • ORU to Hold Cussen and Mills Radio Shows Monday Nights at Tres Amigos
    November 02, 2017
    The ORU radio coaches shows have returned to Tres Amigos at 83rd and Lewis for the 2017-18 season, and will be held Mondays from 6-7 p.m. throughout the basketball seasons.
  • ORU Announces New Brand
    October 30, 2017
    Oral Roberts University has announced a new brand, which was released Monday night at the University’s Midnight Madness event. While ORU will remain the Golden Eagles and continue to use the Navy Blue and Vegas Gold color scheme, a new, modern logo suite will take the place of the current logo, which has been ORU’s primary mark since 1993.
  • ORU MBB Adds Exhibition Game against Rogers State
    October 20, 2017
    The Oral Roberts and Rogers State men’s basketball teams have partnered with the American Red Cross and will play an exhibition game at 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 21, to aid in the hurricane relief efforts.
  • 2017-18 Men's Basketball Media Guide Now Available
    October 20, 2017
    With the 2017-18 men’s basketball season opener just three weeks away, the Oral Roberts men’s basketball media guide is now available online.
  • Owens, Nzekwesi Earn Preseason All-Summit League Honors
    October 05, 2017
    Oral Roberts senior Albert Owens was named to the preseason All-Summit League first team, while reigning Summit League freshman of the year Emmanuel Nzekwesi was selected to the preseason second team, it was announced by The Summit League office Thursday.
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