2017-18 Men's Basketball News

  • ORU Closes Regular Season at Omaha Thursday
    February 21, 2018
    The Oral Roberts men’s basketball team will travel to Omaha, Thursday, for the Golden Eagles’ final game of the regular season.
  • Game-Winner Off the Mark in 66-65 Loss at Denver
    February 18, 2018
    The Oral Roberts men’s basketball team battled until the end, nearly erasing what was as much as a nine point deficit, but could not overcome Denver as the Golden Eagles fell 66-65 Sunday afternoon at Magness Arena.
  • ORU Travels to Denver For Sunday Matinee
    February 17, 2018
    On the road for the final two games of the regular season, the Oral Roberts men’s basketball team will travel to Denver to face the Pioneers at 1 p.m. (MT) Sunday afternoon.
  • South Dakota Comes From Behind to Top ORU, 85-67
    February 14, 2018
    After dominating the first 20 minutes of the game, the script got flipped at halftime and South Dakota came from behind to beat Oral Roberts 85-67 on senior night at the Mabee Center.
  • ORU Hosts South Dakota on Senior Night
    February 13, 2018
    The Oral Roberts men’s basketball team will finish off its home schedule Wednesday night as the Golden Eagles host South Dakota on Senior Night. Seniors Albert Owens and Austin Ruder will be honored prior to the game, along with senior manager Jonathan VanKeulen.
  • 2018 Bracketology Breakfast Set for March 12
    February 12, 2018
    With a panel that includes ESPN’s Joe Lunardi, two-time Final Four coach Ted Owens, star of “Toothless in Seattle” Scott Pierce and current ORU Head Coach Paul Mills, the 2018 Bracketology Breakfast will be held Monday, March 12, 2018, at Southern Hills Country Club.
  • Fast Start Pushes SDSU Past ORU 85-75
    February 10, 2018
    After trailing 8-0 early, the Oral Roberts men’s basketball team mounted a late comeback but couldn’t overcome the early deficit, falling 85-75 Saturday night at the Mabee Center.
  • ORU Hosts League Leader South Dakota State Saturday
    February 09, 2018
    Coming off a thrilling overtime win over North Dakota State, the Oral Roberts men’s basketball team will try to carry momentum into the weekend as the Golden Eagles host South Dakota State Saturday night.
  • Austin Ruder Game-Winner - SportsCenter Top Play
    February 09, 2018
    Austin Ruder hit the game-winner from the corner and made it as the top play on SportsCenter
  • Ruder Hits Game-Winner in 67-66 Overtime Victory Over NDSU
    February 08, 2018
    Emmanuel Nzekwesi hit a contested layup with 28 seconds left in regulation to tie the game and send it to overtime where Austin Ruder beat the buzzer with his career best sixth 3-pointer of the game to give Oral Roberts the overtime win over North Dakota State Thursday night at the Mabee Center.
  • MBB Starts Final Home Stand with NDSU Thursday
    February 07, 2018
    The Oral Roberts men’s basketball team will host North Dakota State Thursday night as the Golden Eagles play three straight games at home to finish out the home portion of the regular season.
  • ORU Suffers 82-56 Loss at Western Illinois
    February 03, 2018
    The Oral Roberts men’s basketball team could not get anything going Saturday as the Golden Eagles fell 82-56 on the road at Western Illinois.
  • ORU Continues Road Trip at Western Illinois Saturday
    February 02, 2018
    The Oral Roberts men’s basketball team will travel to Western Illinois Saturday, for an afternoon contest against the Leathernecks.
  • ORU Drops Road Contest at Fort Wayne, 85-75
    February 01, 2018
    After going 3-23 from long range in the first meeting, Fort Wayne hit 12 3-pointers Thursday as the Mastodons topped Oral Roberts in men’s basketball action at Memorial Coliseum.
  • ORU Starts Second Half of League Play at Fort Wayne Thursday
    January 30, 2018
    After a two game break from Summit League play, the Oral Roberts men’s basketball team will begin the second half of the league slate Thursday as the Golden Eagles travel to Fort Wayne.
  • Golden Eagles Top Century Mark Against Nebraska Christian in 105-74 Win
    January 27, 2018
    The Oral Roberts offense was clicking on all cylinders on Saturday as the Golden Eagles had six score in double-figures and topped the century mark for the first time this season in a 105-74 win over Nebraska Christian.
  • MBB Hosts Nebraska Christian Saturday at 4 p.m.
    January 26, 2018
    The Oral Roberts men’s basketball team will play the second of two January nonconference games on Saturday against Nebraska Christian. The games fill the gap that was created when IUPUI left for the Horizon League over the summer.
  • ORU Records Trio of Double-Doubles in 93-66 Win over ETBU
    January 23, 2018
    The Oral Roberts men’s basketball team dominated the glass Tuesday night, with three Golden Eagles earning a double-double as ORU pulled away for a 93-66 win over East Texas Baptist at the Mabee Center.
  • MBB Steps of Out League Play to Host East Texas Baptist
    January 22, 2018
    Halfway through the Summit League schedule, the Oral Roberts men’s basketball team will take a week off from league play as the Golden Eagles host a pair of nonconference opponents, beginning with a contest against East Texas Baptist Tuesday night.
  • Quick Start Pushes Denver Past ORU, 73-64
    January 20, 2018
    Denver jumped out to an 11-0 lead, and although Oral Roberts tied the game in the second half, the Golden Eagles never led in a 73-64 loss Saturday at the Mabee Center. The four newest members of the ORU Athletics Hall of Fame (Christy Carter (women's golf), Calvin Garrett (men's basketball), David Castillo (baseball) and Patricia Menezes (volleyball)) were honored at halftime of the game.
  • MBB Hosts Denver during Hall of Fame Weekend
    January 19, 2018
    The Oral Roberts men’s basketball team will close out the first half of Summit League play, Saturday, as the Golden Eagles host Denver in the annual Hall of Fame game. ORU’s four newest Hall of Famers; Christy Carter (women’s golf), Calvin Garrett (men’s basketball), David Castillo (baseball) and Patricia Menezes (volleyball) will be officially inducted Saturday as part of the weekend’s festivities.
  • ORU to Induct Four into Athletics Hall of Fame Saturday
    January 18, 2018
    Christy Carter (women’s golf), David Castillo (baseball), Calvin Garrett (men’s basketball) and Patricia Menezes (volleyball) will be inducted into the ORU Athletics Hall of Fame, Saturday and will be honored at halftime of the men’s basketball game Saturday evening.
  • South Dakota Tops ORU 82-70
    January 17, 2018
    The South Dakota offense connected on 55 percent of its shots and got the best of the Oral Roberts men’s basketball team, 82-70, Wednesday night at the Sanford Coyote Sports Center.
  • Hot Shooting Bison Top ORU 82-64
    January 13, 2018
    The Oral Roberts men’s basketball team was unable to slow down a North Dakota State team that caught fire offensively as the Bison won Saturday’s matchup 82-64 at the Scheels Center.
  • ORU Continues North to Face North Dakota State
    January 12, 2018
    The Oral Roberts men’s basketball team (7-12, 3-1) will look to split its road trip to the Dakotas, Saturday, as the Golden Eagles play North Dakota State (9-8, 1-2) at the Scheels Center
  • ORU Battles to the Buzzer in Brookings in 78-75 Loss
    January 11, 2018
    The Oral Roberts men’s basketball team had the ball with a chance to tie at the buzzer but couldn’t get a shot off as South Dakota State topped the Golden Eagles 78-75 Thursday evening at Frost Arena.
  • ORU Travels to SDSU for Thursday Battle of Summit League Leaders
    January 09, 2018
    The Oral Roberts men’s basketball team (7-11, 3-0) will take its three game winning streak and first place standing in the Summit League on the road this weekend as the Golden Eagles face fellow unbeaten South Dakota State (14-5, 2-0) Thursday night in Brookings, South Dakota.
  • ORU Beats Western Illinois 81-66 for Third Straight Summit League Win
    January 06, 2018
    The Oral Roberts men’s basketball team led for more than 30 minutes and by as many as 22 points on Saturday as the Golden Eagles beat Western Illinois 81-66 to move to 3-0 in Summit League play.
  • ORU Finishes Home Stand With Western Illinois Saturday
    January 05, 2018
    Off to the best start in league play in the past five years, the Oral Roberts men’s team will finish its three game home stand Saturday as the Golden Eagles host Western Illinois.
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