Oral Roberts (12-11, 5-5) vs. Denver (12-10, 5-4)
Date/Time: Wednesday, February 6, 2019 / 7 p.m.
TV/Video/Audio: ORU Sports Network
Live Stats: vs. Denver
Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma (Mabee Center)
TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts women's basketball team looks to jump back in to the win column as the Golden Eagles host Denver Wednesday, February 6 at 7 p.m. at the Mabee Center.
About the Opponent
- Denver is currently 12-10 on the season and 5-4 in Summit League play. Last season, the Pioneers finished fourth. The Golden Eagles fell to the Pioneers in the first meeting of the season on January 20 in Denver, Colorado, 93-76.
- The Pioneers are coming off a home loss to South Dakota State, 83-67, on January 31.
- Denver returned four starters from last season and added three newcomers.
- ORU will face Denver for the 11th meeting between the two programs and the second time this season.
- The Golden Eagles lost their most recent Summit League game, 74-65, at home against South Dakota State on February 2.
- A win for the Golden Eagles would be back-to-back wins at the Mabee Center against the Pioneers.
- Maya Mayberry was named to the Summit League preseason all-league second team. Mayberry currently averages 14.4 points per game.
- Lakota Beatty averages 14.5 points per game. Beatty is ninth in in the Summit League in points per game and ninth in the nation in three-point field goals made.
- Sophomore, Keni Jo Lippe, averages 13.3 points per game and is currently second in the Summit League in overall free throws made and is 33rd in the nation. Lippe earned her first career player of the week honor for her efforts in week 12.
- As a whole, ORU is third 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 103-104 overall head coaching record.
- ORU was picked to finish fourth in The Summit League according to the preseason poll.
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