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ORU Opens Summit League Play at Omaha Sunday

ORU Opens Summit League Play at Omaha Sunday

The Basics

Game 14
Oral Roberts
(7-6, 0-0) at Omaha (5-8, 0-1)
Sunday, December 30, 2018 / 2 p.m.
Live Stats: at Omaha
Omaha, Nebraska (Baxter Arena)

Omaha, Neb. – The Oral Roberts women's basketball team will begin Summit League competition Sunday, December 30 at 2 p.m. against the Omaha Mavericks inside Baxter Arena in Omaha, Nebraska.

The game will be streamed online via Fans may also view the live stats, see link below, or follow the Golden Eagles on Twitter, @ORUWBB.

Important Links

ORU Game Notes: vs. Omaha
Opponent Notes: Omaha
Summit League Notes:
Week Eight
Live Stats: at Omaha

2018-19 #ORUWBB Media Guide

About the Opponent

  • Omaha is currently 5-8 on the season and 0-1 in Summit League play. Last season, the Mavericks finished sixth in the final league standings.
  • The Mavericks lost their league opener, 95-68, at home against Denver on December 28.
  • Omaha returned one starter from last season and added seven newcomers.

Quick Hits

  • ORU will face Omaha for the ninth all-time meeting between the two programs.
  • The Golden Eagles hold a 6-2 all-time record against the Mavericks.
  • In their last meeting, the Golden Eagles defeated Omaha, 72-56, on February 21, 2018, at the Mabee Center.
  • A win for the Golden Eagles would give the women's team their third consecutive win over Omaha and third consecutive Summit League opener win.
  • Maya Mayberry was named to the Summit League preseason all-league second team. Mayberry currently averages 12.2 points per game.
  • Lakota Beatty averages 15.5 points per game which puts her at second in the Summit League and is eighth in the nation in three-point field goals made.
  • Sophomore, Keni Jo Lippe, averages 13.0 points per game and is currently second in the Summit League in free throws made and is ninth in the nation.
  • As a whole, ORU is tied for seventh 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 98-99 overall head coaching record.
  • ORU was picked to finish fourth in The Summit League according to the preseason poll.

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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