Athletics News

  • Burns Shoots #ORUMBB to Road Win at WIU, 87-70
    January 16, 2020
    MACOMB, Ill. – Deondre Burns shot 71 percent and scored a game-high 22 points driving the Oral Roberts men's basketball team to an 87-70 road victory over Western Illinois Thursday night at Western Hall.
  • ORU Overcomes Deficit to Win at Purdue Fort Wayne
    January 16, 2020
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Two Golden Eagles score 20-plus points each as the Oral Roberts women’s basketball team overcame a 15 point deficit to win at Purdue Fort Wayne Thursday evening, 79-73.
  • Men’s Golf Selected Third in Preseason Poll
    January 16, 2020
    TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts men’s golf team was picked third in the 2020 Summit League Preseason Poll and received one first place vote, it was announced Thursday.
  • Women’s Golf Picked Second in Preseason Poll
    January 15, 2020
    TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts women’s golf team was selected second in the 2020 Summit League Preseason Poll, it was announced Wednesday.
  • #ORUMBB Opens Road Swing at Western Illinois Thursday
    January 15, 2020
    TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts men's basketball team begins a three-game stretch on the road after winning twice at home last week to even its Summit League record. The Golden Eagles open the trip against the Fighting Leathernecks of Western Illinois Jan. 16 at 7 p.m.
  • #ORUMBB Guard Deondre Burns Claims Weekly Award
    January 13, 2020
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Oral Roberts grad transfer Deondre Burns claimed the latest #SummitMBB Player of the Week, league officials announced Monday. Burns was instrumental in pulling the Golden Eagles even in Summit League play after an 0-2 start, averaging 20.5 ppg, 6.0 rpg and 5.0 apg in wins over previously unbeaten North Dakota State and North Dakota last week.
  • Abmas, Burns Command ORU to 88-73 Victory
    January 11, 2020
    TULSA, Okla. – Max Abmas and Deondre Burns combined for 46 points leading the Oral Roberts men's basketball team to a decisive, 88-73, victory over North Dakota Saturday night at the Mabee Center.
  • Women’s Basketball Cruises by UND Saturday, 75-52
    January 11, 2020
    TULSA, Okla. – Five Golden Eagles scored in double-digits as the Oral Roberts women’s basketball team defeated North Dakota, 75-52, Saturday afternoon at the Mabee Center.
  • Golden Eagles, Fighting Hawks Clash Saturday Night
    January 10, 2020
    TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts men's basketball team looks to remain unbeaten at the Mabee Center this season hosting North Dakota for a Summit League contest Saturday night at 7 p.m. on ESPN3.
  • Late Free Throws Send ORU to 79-73 Win over Bison
    January 09, 2020
    TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts men's basketball team used a 9-0 run in the final minutes Thursday night to erase a late deficit against North Dakota State and secure a 79-73 victory inside the Mabee Center.
  • Men’s Tennis Picked Sixth in Preseason Poll
    January 09, 2020
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Oral Roberts men’s tennis team was selected to finish tied for sixth in the 2020 Summit League men’s tennis preseason poll, it was announced Thursday.
  • Nzekwesi Lands Summit League Athlete of the Month Honor
    January 09, 2020
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A pair of the league's top senior forwards were recognized as The Summit League's December Male and Female Athletes of the Month on Thursday, league officials announced.
  • Jeremy Hefner to Keynote Annual Diamond Dinner Jan. 31
    January 09, 2020
    TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts baseball team will host its annual Diamond Dinner Friday, January 31 at the Glenpool Convention Center with featured speaker Jeremy Hefner.
  • Women’s Tennis Picked Second in Preseason Poll
    January 09, 2020
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Oral Roberts women’s tennis team was selected to finish second in the 2020 Summit League women’s tennis preseason poll, it was announced Wednesday.
  • Golden Eagles Win over NDSU Wednesday, 70-62
    January 08, 2020
    TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts women’s basketball team earned its first Summit League win of the season with a 70-62 victory over the North Dakota State Bison Wednesday night at the Mabee Center.
  • #ORUMBB Hosts Bison in League Home Opener
    January 08, 2020
    TULSA, Okla. – After dropping its first two road tests of Summit League play, the Oral Roberts men's basketball team returns home to face North Dakota State Thursday night at 7 p.m. on ESPN3.
  • ORU Athletics Names Tim Johnson Deputy Athletic Director
    January 08, 2020
    TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts University athletic department announced that Tim Johnson has been elevated to Deputy Athletic Director effective Wednesday.
  • ORU's Halftime Lead Erased at Omaha
    January 04, 2020
    OMAHA, Neb. – The Oral Roberts men's basketball team were unable to make an eight-point halftime advantage stand falling on the road at Omaha, 74-67, Saturday night inside Baxter Arena.
  • Women’s Basketball Falls at Omaha Saturday
    January 04, 2020
    OMAHA, Neb. – The Oral Roberts women’s basketball team fell at Omaha, 60-54, Saturday afternoon inside Baxter Arena in Omaha, Nebraska.
  • Golden Eagles Meet Mavericks Saturday
    January 03, 2020
    TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts men's basketball team closes a three-game road swing Saturday night as it meets the Mavericks of Omaha for a 7 p.m. tilt inside Baxter Arena.
  • #ORUMBB Suffers League-Opening Loss at SDSU
    January 02, 2020
    BROOKINGS, S.D. – A strong start to the second half was not enough to help the Oral Roberts men's basketball team overcome a difficult opening frame falling at South Dakota State, 96-79, Thursday night at Frost Arena.
  • Golden Eagles Drop Summit League Opener
    January 02, 2020
    BROOKINGS, S.D. – The Oral Roberts women’s basketball team dropped its Summit League opener, 58-44, at South Dakota State Thursday evening in Brookings, South Dakota.
  • #ORUMBB Opens League Play at SDSU Thursday
    January 01, 2020
    TULSA, Okla. – The start of Summit League play is here for the Oral Roberts men's basketball team as it heads to South Dakota State for its first test of the New Year Thursday night.
  • ORU Closes Out 2019 with Win
    December 31, 2019
    TULSA, Okla. – Three Golden Eagles scored in double digits as the ORU women’s basketball team closed out the non-league slate with an 80-40 win over Rogers State on New Year’s Eve at the Mabee Center.
  • Golden Eagles Battle BYU to Tight Finish in Road Loss
    December 28, 2019
    PROVO, Utah – Ty Lazenby hit a 3-pointer with 2:15 remaining to tie the game for the Oral Roberts men's basketball team on the road at BYU, but could not pull off the upset falling 79-73 Saturday night at the Marriott Center.
  • #ORUMBB Closes Non-Conference at BYU Saturday
    December 27, 2019
    TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts men's basketball team travels to BYU for its final non-conference challenge of the season closing the 2019 calendar year Saturday night.
  • #ORUMBB Surges Over Bears, 82-72
    December 21, 2019
    TULSA, Okla. – A dominant, second-half effort led the Oral Roberts men's basketball team to an 82-72 victory over Missouri State at the Mabee Center Saturday afternoon.
  • ORU Drops Game at Oklahoma State
    December 20, 2019
    STILLWATER, Okla. – The ORU women’s basketball team fell 78-44 at Oklahoma State Friday evening inside Gallagher-Iba Arena.
  • Fowler Given 2019 ORU Presidential Award of Honor
    December 20, 2019
    TULSA, Okla. – Rhonda Fowler of the Oral Roberts athletic department was the 2019 recipient of the ORU Presidential Award of Honor as announced at the annual Employee Christmas Banquet Friday afternoon delivered by President Dr. William M. Wilson.
  • Golden Eagles, Bears Clash in Saturday Matinee
    December 20, 2019
    TULSA, Okla. – In its final home game of the 2019 calendar year, the Oral Roberts men's basketball team hosts Missouri State for a regional matchup Saturday afternoon at 1 p.m. inside the Mabee Center.
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