Oral Roberts (0-1) vs. Southwestern (3-0)
Date/Time: Friday, November 9, 2018 / 7 p.m.
Radio: The Franchise 107.9 FM / 1270 AM
Location: Mabee Center / Tulsa, Okla.
TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts men's basketball team will host Southwestern, Friday night at the Mabee Center, as part of the school's 2018 Homecoming celebration.
Friday's game will tip off from the Mabee Center at 7 p.m. and will be streamed for free through ORUAthletics.com. 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.
Scouting the Opponent
• The Moundbuilders feature a high-scoring offense that is averaging more than 95 points per game in their three wins this season.
• Cameron Hunt leads the way at 26.7 points per game, while Brent Smith has grabbed 35 rebounds in three games for an 11.7 average.
• Friday night will be ORU's 2018-19 home opener, and is also part of the school's homecoming celebration. ORU has won its last seven home openers, dating back to the 2011-12 season.
• ORU will once again be one of the youngest teams in America with eight newcomers, including five freshmen.
• Junior Emmanuel Nzekwesi returns after leading ORU in scoring at 12.7 points per game last year and was second on the squad, and the top returner, at 7.2 rebounds per contest.
• ORU was picked to finish sixth in The Summit League, just behind North Dakota State and ahead of league newcomer North Dakota.
• Nzekwesi was a preseason All-Summit League Second Team selection after earning honorable mention honors last year.
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).