Oral Roberts (1-0, 0-0) at No. 13 Iowa (0-0, 0-0)
Date/Time: Friday, November 9, 2018 / 7 p.m.
TV/Video/Audio: Big 10 Network + / FloHoops
Live Stats: at Iowa
Location: Iowa City, Iowa (Carver-Hawkeye Arena)
TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts women's basketball team will take on the No. 13 Iowa Hawkeyes in the first road game of the season Friday, November 9 at 7 p.m. inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, Iowa.
About the Opponent
- The Iowa Hawkeyes finished the 2017-18 season with a 24-8 overall record and went 11-5 in the Big 10 Conference. The Hawkeyes went 13-3 at home last season.
- The Hawkeyes return Megan Gustafson, the reigning 2017-18 Big 10 Player of the Year.
- Currently the Hawkeyes are ranked No. 13 in the AP Top-25 poll.
- It will be the season/home opener for Iowa.
- ORU will face Iowa for the second time in three seasons and for the second game of the season.
- It will be the second all-time matchup between the Golden Eagles and the Hawkeyes.
- In their last meeting, the Golden Eagles fell to Iowa, 96-76, in Iowa City, Iowa, on November 11, 2016.
- A win for the Golden Eagles would give the women's team their third all-time win against a Big 10 Conference opponent.
- Sophomore Maya Mayberry was named to the Summit League All-Newcomer Team in 2017-18. She averaged 11.6 points per game.
- ORU adds four newcomers to the roster. Two freshmen, Erika Ankney and Raelene Eddens, along with two transfers, Jasmyne May and Sabela Reigosa.
- Head Coach Misti Cussen is in her seventh season at the helm for the Golden Eagles and holds a 92-93 overall head coaching record.
- ORU was picked to finish fourth in The Summit League according to the preseason poll. Maya Mayberry was named to the Summit League preseason all-league second team.
For the latest information on ORU women's basketball, follow @ORUWBB on Twitter or go to www.ORUAthletics.com. Fans can also receive updates on the team by downloading the Golden Eagles Front Row App at ORUAthletics.com/frontrow or in the App Store.