Oral Roberts (5-4, 0-0) vs. UT Arlington (4-2, 0-0)
Date/Time: Thursday, December 6, 2018 / 7 p.m.
TV/Video/Audio: ORU Sports Network
Live Stats: vs. UT Arlington
Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma (Mabee Center)
TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts women's basketball team takes on the UT Arlington Mavericks from the Sun Belt Conference Thursday, December 6 at 7 p.m. inside the Mabee Center for the final home nonconference matchup of the season.
About the Opponent
- UTA is currently 4-2 on the season. Last season, the Mavericks finished third in the final Sun Belt Conference standings.
- The Mavericks won their previous contest, 97-49, at Incarnate Word on December 2.
- UT Arlington returned two starters from last season and added five newcomers.
- ORU will face UT Arlington for the 12th all-time meeting between the two programs.
- The Golden Eagles hold a 6-5 all-time record against the Mavericks.
- In their last meeting, the Golden Eagles fell to UTA, 70-46, on November 13, 2017, at College Park Center in Arlington, Texas.
- A win for the Golden Eagles would give the women's team their first win over UTA since the 2012-13 season. ORU won 73-41 in Arlington, Texas.
- Maya Mayberry was named to the Summit League preseason all-league second team. Mayberry currently averages 10.8 points per game.
- Lakota Beatty averages 14.1 points per game and leads the team in field-goal percentage at 50 percent.
- Sophomore, Keni Jo Lippe, averages 12.9 points per game off the bench and is currently leading the Summit League in free throws made and is tied for 2nd in the nation.
- As a whole, ORU is tied for 17th in the nation in overall three-point field goals made.
- Head Coach Misti Cussen is in her seventh season at the helm for the Golden Eagles and holds a 96-97 overall head coaching record.
- ORU was picked to finish fourth in The Summit League according to the preseason poll.
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