Oral Roberts (1-3, 0-0) vs. UMKC (0-3, 0-0)
Date/Time: Tuesday, November 20, 2018 / 7 p.m.
TV/Video/Audio: ORU Sports Network
Live Stats: vs. UMKC
Location: Tulsa, Okla. (Mabee Center)
TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts women's basketball team challenges the UMKC Kangaroos Tuesday, November 20 at 7 p.m. inside the Mabee Center.
About the Opponent
- UMKC is currently 0-3 overall with losses to Kansas, Denver and Kansas State, respectively.
- The Kangaroos lost to Summit League opponent Denver, 92-75, in Denver, Colorado, on November 9.
- UMKC lost all five of its starters from last season, return two letter-winners and have 10 newcomers.
- ORU will face UMKC for the fifth game of the season.
- It will be the 50th all-time matchup between the Golden Eagles and the Kangaroos.
- The Golden Eagles are 17-6 all-time against the Kangaroos at the Mabee Center.
- In their last meeting, the Golden Eagles defeated UMKC, 76-73, in Kansas City, Missouri, on December 3, 2017.
- A win for the Golden Eagles would give the women's team their third consecutive victory in the series.
- Sophomore Maya Mayberry returned to the squad after being named to the Summit League All-Newcomer Team in 2017-18. Mayberry was named to the 2018-19 Summit League preseason all-league second team.
- Lakota Beatty currently leads the team in overall points per game averaging 18.3. Beatty also leads the Summit League and is tied for sixth in the nation in overall three-point field-goals made.
- As a whole, the Golden Eagles are 24th in the nation in overall three-point field-goals made in a game.
- ORU added four newcomers to the roster. Two freshmen, Erika Ankney and Raelene Eddens, along with two transfers, Jasmyne May and Sabela Reigosa.
- Head Coach Misti Cussen is in her seventh season at the helm for the Golden Eagles and holds a 92-96 overall head coaching record.
- ORU was picked to finish fourth in The Summit League according to the preseason poll.
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