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ORU Continues North to Face North Dakota State

ORU Continues North to Face North Dakota State

The Basics
Oral Roberts (7-12, 3-1) – North Dakota State (9-8, 1-2)
 Saturday, January 13, 2018 / 2 p.m.
TV/Video: ESPN3 / WatchESPN
Radio: The Franchise 107.9 FM / 1270 AM
Location: Fargo, N.D. / Scheels Center

FARGO, N.D. – The Oral Roberts men's basketball team (7-12, 3-1) will look to split its road trip to the Dakotas, Saturday, as the Golden Eagles play North Dakota State (9-8, 1-2) at the Scheels Center.  

Saturday's game will tip off at 2 p.m. from the Scheels Center and will be available on ESPN3 and through the WatchESPN app on mobile devices. ORU's radio call of the game can be heard on The Franchise at 107.9 FM and 1270 AM, and online at

Important Links
ORU Game Notes: at North Dakota State
Opponent Game Notes: at North Dakota State
Summit League Notes: Week 10
Live Stats: at North Dakota State
TV / Live Video: ESPN3 / WatchESPN
Free Audio: The Franchise 107.9 FM / 1270 AM

Quick Hits
• ORU leads the all-time series aginst North Dakota State 11-10, but it has been the Bison who have been victorious i the last three meetings. Four of the last five meetings between the two teams have been decided by four points or less.

• Senior Albert Owens was one of 30 selected as a candidate for the Senior CLASS Award. ORU WBB player Faith Ihim was also selected as a candidate, making ORU and Duke the only two schools with a nominee for both the men's and women's award.

• Sophomore Emmanuel Nzekwesi earned his first career Summit League Player of the Week honor on December 18 and followed it up two weeks later with his second Player of the Week award. This year, Nzekwesi was also named to the All-Tournament team for the Malibu Subregional of the 2017 Legends Classic.

• According to the 2018 Pomeroy College Basketball Ratings, ORU played the seventh toughest non-conference schedule in the country. In addition to three teams ranked in the top 15 of the mid-major poll, ORU closed the first semester nonconference schedule with two teams receiving votes in the AP poll.

For the latest information on ORU men's basketball, follow @ORUMBB on Twitter or Instagram, or go to Fans can also receive updates on the team by downloading the ORU Athletics Front Row App at  or the ORU Golden Eagles Live App in iTunes or the Google Play Store. For tickets, visit or call 495-7ORU (7678).


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