Oral Roberts (5-5, 0-0) at Sam Houston State (5-3, 0-0)
Date/Time: Friday, December 14, 2018 / 6:30 p.m.
TV/Video/Audio: Bearkat Sports Network
Live Stats: at Sam Houston State
Location: Huntsville, Texas (Johnson Coliseum)
TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts women's basketball team hits the hardwood for the first in more than a week when the Golden Eagles travel to Huntsville, Texas, to take on Sam Houston State Friday, December 14 at 6:30 p.m.
The game will be not streamed online. Fans may also view the live stats, see link below, or follow the Golden Eagles on Twitter, @ORUWBB.
About the Opponent
- Sam Houston State is currently 5-3 on the season. Last season, the Bearkats finished 13th in the final Southland Conference standings.
- The Bearkats won their previous contest, 68-62, at Louisiana on December 8.
- SHSU returned two starters from last season and added eight newcomers.
- ORU will face Sam Houston State for the eighth all-time meeting between the two programs.
- The Golden Eagles hold a 4-3 all-time record against the Bearkats.
- In their last meeting, the Golden Eagles defeated SHSU, 80-50, on March 2, 2014, at the Mabee Center.
- A win for the Golden Eagles would give the women's team their fourth consecutive win over SHSU dating back to the 2012-13 season.
- Maya Mayberry was named to the Summit League preseason all-league second team. Mayberry currently averages 10.8 points per game.
- Lakota Beatty averages 14.3 points per game and leads the team in field-goal percentage at 47 percent.
- Sophomore, Keni Jo Lippe, averages 13.6 points per game off the bench and is currently leading the Summit League in free throws made and is tied for 5th in the nation.
- As a whole, ORU is tied for 13th in the nation in overall three-point field goals made.
- Head Coach Misti Cussen is in her seventh season at the helm for the Golden Eagles and holds a 96-98 overall head coaching record.
- ORU was picked to finish fourth in The Summit League according to the preseason poll.
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.