2018-19 Men's Basketball News

  • Denver Pulls Away from ORU, 74-58
    January 20, 2019
    The Oral Roberts men’s basketball team fell 74-58 on the road at Denver, Sunday afternoon.
  • ORU Makes Quick Trip to Denver For Sunday Showdown
    January 19, 2019
    The Oral Roberts men’s basketball team is in the midst of a stretch of playing five of six games being at home, but the lone road game comes Sunday as the Golden Eagles travel to Denver.  
  • Freshmen Help ORU Grind out 77-74 Win Over South Dakota
    January 17, 2019
    Led by the freshmen, the Oral Roberts men’s basketball team held off a South Dakota charge and claimed a 77-74 victory, Thursday night at the Mabee Center.
  • ORU Hosts South Dakota For Teacher Appreciation Night
    January 16, 2019
    The Oral Roberts men’s basketball team returns home, Thursday evening, as the Golden Eagles host South Dakota for Teacher Appreciation Night. All teachers and support staff can show a valid ID at the table in the North Lobby of the Mabee Center to receive two free tickets to the game. Kids 13 and under receive free admission to all ORU athletic events.
  • South Dakota State Tops ORU 84-65
    January 12, 2019
    A slow start that included a 1-of-9 mark from the field was too much for the Oral Roberts men’s basketball team to overcome Saturday, as the Golden Eagles fell to preseason favorite South Dakota State 84-65 at Frost Arena.
  • ORU Travels to Preseason Favorite South Dakota State
    January 11, 2019
    The Oral Roberts men’s basketball team will remain on the road, Saturday, as the Golden Eagles travel to South Dakota State for a Summit League contest.
  • 3-Point Shooting Pushes Purdue Fort Wayne Past ORU 94-69
    January 10, 2019
    A 16-0 run late in the first half was too much for the Oral Roberts men’s basketball team to overcome against Purdue Fort Wayne as the Mastodons beat the Golden Eagles 94-69 Thursday evening.
  • ORU Battles Purdue Fort Wayne for First Place In The Summit League
    January 09, 2019
    The only two teams unbeaten in Summit League play will face off Thursday as the Oral Roberts men’s basketball team travels to face Purdue Fort Wayne looking for a 4-0 start in the league for the first time since the 2011-12 season.
  • 'Iron Sharpens Iron' Rings True for ORU Big Men
    January 08, 2019
    The Oral Roberts men’s basketball team has one of the best front court duos in the country, and they are working together to make each other better.
  • Nzekwesi Named Summit League Player of the Week
    January 07, 2019
    Oral Roberts junior Emmanuel Nzekwesi has the Golden Eagles off to a 3-0 start in #SummitMBB play for the second straight season and picked up the league’s latest Player of the Week honors after averaging 23.0 ppg and 8.0 rpg in a pair of home wins last week.
  • First Half Run Sends ORU Past Western Illinois, 82-63
    January 05, 2019
    The Oral Roberts men’s basketball team mounted a 23-0 first half run and cruised to an 82-63 victory Saturday night at the Mabee Center. The win moves the Golden Eagles to 3-0 in Summit League play for the second year in a row.
  • ORU Looks to Stay Hot Against Western Illinois Saturday
    January 04, 2019
    One of two Summit League teams unbeaten in league play, the Oral Roberts men’s basketball team will try to keep its unblemished record intact and start league play 3-0 for the second year in a row as the Golden Eagles host Western Illinois Saturday evening.
  • Big Men Lead ORU to 83-72 Win Over North Dakota
    January 03, 2019
    Oral Roberts forwards Emmanuel Nzekwesi and Kevin Obanor combined to score 57 points while shooting 20-25 from the field to lead the Golden Eagles to an 83-72 win over North Dakota Thursday night at the Mabee Center.
  • ORU Hosts League Newcomer North Dakota Thursday
    January 02, 2019
    The Oral Roberts men’s basketball team will host North Dakota, who is in its first year as a member of The Summit League, Thursday night.
  • ORU Tops Omaha 87-84 to Start Summit League Play
    December 30, 2018
    The Oral Roberts men's basketball team held off an Omaha charge and grabbed an 87-84 road win Sunday afternoon at Baxter Arena. The Golden Eagles were 9-10 from the free throw line in the final 10 minutes of the game to help seal the victory.
  • ORU Starts Summit League Play at Omaha Sunday
    December 29, 2018
    The Oral Roberts men's basketball team will travel to Omaha to kick off Summit League play Sunday against the Mavericks.
  • Meet the Golden Eagles - DeShang Weaver
    December 27, 2018
    Meet #ORUMBB freshman DeShang Weaver in the second men's basketball edition of "Meet the Golden Eagles" with host Chris Miller
  • Late Run Gives Tulsa 69-59 Win over ORU in Mayor's Cup Game
    December 22, 2018
    The Oral Roberts men’s basketball team made an early run to grab the first half lead, but it was Tulsa who made the final run, a 14-0 spurt late in the game, to grab the 69-59 win and retain the Mayor’s Cup Trophy.
  • Mayor’s Cup on the Line as ORU Hosts Tulsa Saturday
    December 21, 2018
    The Oral Roberts men’s basketball team will host the University of Tulsa, Saturday evening at the Mabee Center, as the crosstown rivals face off for the Mayor’s Cup trophy.
  • Mayor's Cup Preview with Coach Mills
    December 20, 2018
    Hear from Coach Mills as he previews the upcoming Mayor's Cup game against Tulsa.
  • Strong Second Half Pushes WSU Past ORU, 84-63
    December 19, 2018
    A three-point game at halftime thanks to a 9-2 spurt by Oral Roberts to end the half, Wichita State used offensive rebounds and free throws to pull away from the Golden Eagles in the second half as the Shockers topped ORU 84-63, Wednesday night at Charles Koch Arena.
  • ORU Faces Wichita State in Midweek Contest
    December 18, 2018
    The Oral Roberts men’s basketball team will travel to Wichita State, Wednesday, for a midweek battle against the Shockers.
  • Making the Most of An Opportunity
    December 17, 2018
    Graduate student Kaelen Malone had a decision to make for his final year of eligibility. Learn why he chose ORU and how he is making the most of the opportunity.
  • Defense Keys ORU to 59-52 Road Win at Richmond
    December 15, 2018
    In a defensive battle that went back-and-forth the majority of the second half, the Oral Roberts men's basketball team prevailed with a 59-52 road victory at Richmond, Saturday afternoon at the Robins Center.
  • ORU Returns to Action at Richmond Saturday
    December 14, 2018
    After a week off for final exams, the Oral Roberts men’s basketball team will return to action Saturday, as the Golden Eagles face Richmond.
  • Mizzou Makes Second Half Run to Top ORU 80-64
    December 07, 2018
    The Missouri offense caught fire from long range in the second half, and the Tigers were able to pull away from Oral Roberts and win 80-64 on Friday night at Mizzou Arena.
  • ORU Travels to Missouri before Finals Week
    December 06, 2018
    The Oral Roberts men's basketball team will travel to Columbia, Missouri, to take on the Missouri Tigers Friday night in the Golden Eagles' final game before finals week on campus.  
  • Nzekwesi Reaches Rebounding Mark in Loss to FGCU
    December 05, 2018
    Emmanuel Nzekwesi grabbed his 500th career rebound Wednesday evening against Florida Gulf Coast University, but FGCU hit 15 3-pointers to earn the 96-76 victory over ORU at the Mabee Center.
  • ORU Hosts FGCU Wednesday Night
    December 04, 2018
    For just the fourth time so far this season, the Oral Roberts men’s basketball team will play a home game as the Golden Eagles host Florida Gulf Coast Wednesday night.
  • Strong Second Half Not Enough in 79-67 Loss at SMU
    December 02, 2018
    The Oral Roberts men’s basketball team out-scored SMU 44-37 in the second half, but it wasn’t enough overcome the Mustangs’ hot start as SMU prevailed 79-67 Sunday afternoon at Moody Coliseum.
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