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Women’s Basketball Competes in Annual Shocker Winter Classic

Women’s Basketball Competes in Annual Shocker Winter Classic

The Basics

Oral Roberts vs. Alcorn State/Chicago State (Game 11 & 12)
Fri.- Sat., December 15-16, 2017 / 4 p.m. & 8:30 p.m.
TV/Video: None
Radio: None
Live Stats: vs. Alcorn State vs. Chicago State
Wichita, Kansas (Charles Koch Arena)

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ORU Notes  |   Alcorn State Notes  Chicago State Athletics  |  Summit League Notes

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TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts women's basketball team will take part in the 2017 Shocker Winter Classic hosted by Wichita State University, December 15-16, in Wichita, Kansas. The Golden Eagles will face Alcorn State December 15, at 4 p.m. and Chicago State December 16, at 8:30 p.m. inside Charles Koch Arena.

The games will not be streamed online, but fans may view the live stats, see link below, or follow the Golden Eagles on Twitter, @ORUWBB.

Important Links

ORU Game Notes: vs. Alcorn State/Chicago State
Opponent Game Notes: Alcorn State Chicago State 
Summit League Notes:
 Week Six
Live Stats: vs. Alcorn State vs. Chicago State
TV/Video: None
Radio: None

2017-18 #ORUWBB Media Guide

Quick Hits

  • ORU will face Alcorn State for its 11th and Chicago State for its 12th games of the 2017-18 season. It will be the second meeting between the Golden Eagles and the Braves from Alcorn State. It will be the 22nd all-time meeting between ORU and Chicago State.
  • The Golden Eagles are 23-9 overall all-time against SWAC opponents and 63-28 against WAC opponents.
  • In their last meeting, ORU defeated Alcorn State, 77-59, on February 28, 1997, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The Golden Eagles also defeated Chicago State in their previous matchup, 76-55, on February 17, 2007, in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
  • Junior forward, Maria Martianez is currently averaging 10.5 points per game along with 8.4 rebounds. Martianez has a shooting percentage of 39.2 percent.
  • Senior Faith Ihim scored her 1,000th career point against Arkansas and became the 20th player to score at least 1,000 points during her career. Ihim also has more than 500 rebounds, which makes her the 10th player in ORU women's basketball history to have more than 1,000 points and at least 500 rebounds. She averaged 12.5 points per game along with 7.5 rebounds. She leads the team in shooting percentage going 63.4 percent from the field so far this season.
  • 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.
  • Freshman Maya Mayberry has a 52.6 percent overall shooting percentage and averaged 10.4 points per game.
  • Head Coach Misti Cussen is in her sixth season at the helm for the Golden Eagles and holds an 80-84 overall head coaching record.
  • For the latest information on ORU women's basketball, follow @ORUWBB on Twitter or go to  Fans can also receive updates on the team by downloading the Golden Eagles Front Row App at or in the App Store. 


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