Posted: Nov 12, 2017
TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts women's basketball team will take on the University of Texas at Arlington Mavericks, Monday, November 13, beginning at 7 p.m. inside College Park Center in Arlington, Texas.
- ORU will face UTA for the second game of the 2017-18 season. The Golden Eagles are 6-4 all-time against the Mavericks. If ORU wins it would be the third consecutive win over UTA.
- It would be the 13th overall win against Sun Belt Conference opponents.
- In their last meeting, ORU defeated UTA 73-41 in Arlington, Texas, on November 16, 2011.
- Sophomore transfer, Sarah Garvie scored 20 points in the team's last game against TCU. Garvie went 6-11 from the three-point line.
- Senior Faith Ihim returns as the leading scorer and rebounder for the Golden Eagles. Last season, Ihim grabbed 233 rebounds and averaged 13.1 points per game. She is currently 29 points shy of 1,000 total career points.
- ORU was picked to finish fourth in The Summit League according to the preseason poll. Faith Ihim and Maria Martianez were named to the Summit League preseason all-league second team.
- Last game, Maria Martianez grabbed nine rebounds and scored nine points against TCU.
- Head Coach Misti Cussen will begin her sixth season at the helm for the Golden Eagles and holds a 74-81 overall head coaching record.
- For the latest information on ORU women's basketball, follow @ORUWBB on Twitter or go to www.ORUAthletics.com. Fans can also receive updates on the team by downloading the Golden Eagles Front Row App at ORUAthletics.com/frontrow or in the App Store.