Men's Basketball

  • 2017-18 #TopORUMoments; #6 - Two SportsCenter Top Plays
    July 13, 2018
    As winter turned to spring, ORU was not only featured on ESPN’s SportsCenter Top 10 Plays twice, the Golden Eagles had the top play on two occasions. The pair of top plays is number six on our #TopORUMoments countdown.
  • Golden Eagles Release Nonconference MBB Schedule
    July 11, 2018
    Oral Roberts Head Men’s Basketball Coach Paul Mills released the Golden Eagles’ 2018-19 nonconference schedule Wednesday morning, featuring five home games including the Mayor’s Cup game against Tulsa.
  • MBB Hires Springmann as Assistant Coach
    May 11, 2018
    Oral Roberts head men’s basketball coach Paul Mills has announced the hiring of veteran coach Russell Springmann, it was announced Friday.
  • Transfer Big Man Smith Signs With ORU
    May 02, 2018
    Graduate transfer forward Kerwin Smith has signed to play for Oral Roberts, it was announced by Head Coach Paul Mills Wednesday.
  • Aidan Saunders Signs with ORU
    May 01, 2018
    For the second day in a row, the Oral Roberts men’s basketball program has announced the addition of a junior college guard as Aidan Saunders has signed to play for the Golden Eagles after two years at Three Rivers College.
  • ORU Signs JuCo Guard D'Mauria Jones
    April 30, 2018
    D’Mauria Jones has signed to play basketball for Oral Roberts next season, it was announced by ORU Head Coach Paul Mills.
  • Bozeman Added to MBB Staff
    April 25, 2018
    Oral Roberts head men’s basketball coach Paul Mills has announced the addition of Solomon Bozeman to his staff as an assistant coach. Bozeman joins the ORU staff after two years on staff at his alma mater, Little Rock.
  • ORU Signs High Level Latvian Player in Lacis
    April 24, 2018
    Oral Roberts head men’s basketball coach Paul Mills has announced the signing of Francis Lacis, a 6-7 forward from Riga, Latvia.
  • Owens Earns DI-AAA ADA Scholar-Athlete Honors for Second Time
    April 11, 2018
    Oral Roberts senior men’s basketball player Albert Owens has been named to the DI-AAA ADA Scholar-Athlete Team, it was announced by the organization Wednesday. ORU has now had a member of the team for the third straight year as Owens earned the distinction for the second straight season.
  • 2017-18 Experience Prepares ORU Basketball Program for Bright Future Under Mills
    April 03, 2018
    Experience was at a premium for the Oral Roberts men’s basketball team in 2017-18 with just two seniors and one junior on the roster and a first year head coach in Paul Mills. There were plenty of highlights during the season, but if nothing else, the Golden Eagles benefited from a year’s worth of time on the court together as a team.
  • Owens Named to Summit League Academic All-League Team
    March 28, 2018
    For the second year in a row, Oral Roberts senior men’s basketball player Albert Owens has been named to The Summit League’s Academic All-League team, it was announced Wednesday by the league office.
  • No. 3 Denver Outlasts No. 6 ORU 90-88 in Double Overtime Thriller
    March 04, 2018
    The No. 6 Oral Roberts men’s basketball team nearly pulled the upset of No. 3 Denver, Sunday, but came up short in double overtime, 90-88.
  • ORU’s March to The Summit Starts Sunday Against Denver
    March 03, 2018
    The Oral Roberts men’s basketball team will begin its quest for the 2018 Summit League Tournament Championship Sunday evening as the No. 6 Golden Eagles face off against No. 3 Denver.
  • Four Golden Eagles Earn Summit League Honors
    February 28, 2018
    Including two specialty award winners, Oral Roberts had four men’s basketball players honored by The Summit League as the postseason awards were announced Wednesday evening.
  • ORU Enters 2018 Summit League Tournament as No. 6 Seed
    February 24, 2018
    Oral Roberts enters The Summit League Tournament as the No. 6 seed as eight teams begin play in Sioux Falls, S.D., on Saturday, March 3. The league's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament will be determined in the championship game Tuesday, March 6.
  • Second Half Run Pushes ORU to 83-75 Road Win at Omaha
    February 22, 2018
    Oral Roberts led Omaha for more than 27 minutes and used a 16-3 second half run to put the game out of reach, Thursday night at Baxter Arena. ORU led by as many as 14 with just under three minutes to play after the extended run.
  • 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.
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