ORU (11-10, 4-3) at South Dakota (10-12, 4-4)
Date/Time: Saturday, January 31, 2015 / 4:30 p.m.
Location: Vermillion, S.D. / DakotaDome
VERMILLION, S.D. - The Oral Roberts men's basketball team took a brief break from Summit League play, but returns for the home stretch with the first of a three-game road swing Saturday at South Dakota.
Video of Saturday's game will be available through DakotaCast at www.GoYotes.com. Geoff Haxton's radio call of the game can be heard at 97.1 FM in the Tulsa area and around the world for free through www.ORUAthletics.com.
- After an easy win against Tabor Tuesday night, the Golden Eagles will refocus on the Summit League for the final stretch begins with three straight road games, including Saturday's game at South Dakota.
- ORU is a perfect 4-0 against South Dakota. ORU swept the regular season meetings in 2011-12 in the only meetings as league opponents. The two teams also faced off in 1970 and 1973.
- A win Saturday would keep ORU in the hunt for a regular season championship. The Golden Eagles are currently one loss back of South Dakota State and North Dakota State in a three-way tie for third.
- A loss Saturday would drop ORU into the bottom half of the conference standings and be the first ever loss to USD.