TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts men's basketball team travels to Malibu, California, this week to continue play in the 2017 Progressive Legends Classic. ORU will face off against Montana on Monday, November 20, while UC Santa Barbara plays host Pepperdine. The winners and losers of the two games will play on Tuesday.
All four games of the Legends Classic will be video streamed through PepperdineWaves.com. Radio broadcaster Adam Hildebrandt's radio call of the game can be heard on The Franchise at 107.9 FM and 1270 AM, and online at TheFranchiseOk.com.
• ORU will face Montana in the first round of the 2017 Progressive Legends Classic at Firestone Fieldhouse in Malibu, California. The winner of the ORU/Montana contest will play the winner of the Pepperdine/UC Santa Barbara game.
• The Golden Eagles have plenty to look forward to in 2017-18 with senior center Albert Owens being picked as a preseason first team All-Summit League selection while sophomore forward Emmanuel Nzekwesi earned preseason second team honors. Additionally, Blue Ribbon Sports tabbed sophomore guard Sam Kearns as The Summit League's Preseason Newcomer of the Year.
• It is a new look for ORU this season. In addition to new Head Coach Paul Mills, who will bring a new look on both offense and defense, ORU has nine newcomers, including a trio of redshirts from last year. ORU also has a new logo and home court design that were both released just before the start of the season.
For the latest information on ORU men's basketball, follow @ORUMBB on Twitter or Instagram, or go to www.ORUAthletics.com. Fans can also receive updates on the team by downloading the ORU Athletics Front Row App at ORUAthletics.com/frontrow or the ORU Golden Eagles Live App in iTunes or the Google Play Store. For tickets, visit mabeecenter.com or call 495-7ORU (7678).