TULSA, Okla. – For the fourth time in five years, the Oral Roberts men's basketball team earned a trip to a postseason tournament, hosting UC Santa Barbara in the first round of the CBI.
With the berth to the CBI, ORU has appeared in all four postseason tournaments within the last eight years. For the third time in the last four years, ORU was also selected to host a game, drawing a tough UC Santa Barbara team in the first round.
After holding serve at home, the Golden Eagles went north to take on Loyola in the second round of the tournament. Young carried the load this time with a career best 26 points. Down 17 at one point, the Golden Eagles mounted a furious rally on the road to get within four with 32 seconds to play, but could not complete the comeback, falling 86-78 to end the season at 19-15.
The postseason berth came after ORU beat top-ranked North Dakota State and Denver at home to end the regular season in third place in The Summit League. ORU went on to beat IUPUI 58-56 in the first round of the league tournament as well.
This is the sixth of 15 editions of the #TopORUMoments from 2014-15 as selected by the ORU Media Relations Department and a social media poll.
Top Moments from 2014-15
#15 – BSB – ORU Sweeps Postseason Awards
#14 – VB – Milos Named Newcomer of the Year
#13 – BSB – Chi Chi Makes History
#12 – WBB – Postseason Run
#11 – WGOLF – Acosta Named Golfer of the Year
#10 – MBB – Postseason Berth
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