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Ward lifts NDSU past Oral Roberts in Summit League tourney

Mar. 9, 2020 9:57 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Tyson Ward had 21 points as top-seeded North Dakota State topped Oral Roberts 75-69 in the Summit League Conference tournament semifinals on Monday night. NDSU is looking for its fourth league tournament title in seven years and its fifth NCAA Tournament appearance in school...

Oral Roberts holds off Purdue-Fort Wayne in finale, 72-66

Feb. 29, 2020 11:22 PM EST

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Max Abmas scored 23 points and Oral Roberts held off Purdue-Fort Wayne, 72-66 in the regular season finale on Saturday night. Oral Roberts won its fifth straight home win and clinched the No. 4 seed into the Summit League tournament, which will be held March 7-10 in Sioux Falls, S.D....

Denver rallies late to take down Oral Roberts 100-96 in OT

Feb. 20, 2020 11:30 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Ade Murkey scored 26 points and Jase Townsend nearly missed a triple-double and Denver beat Oral Roberts 100-96 in overtime Thursday night. Townsend's layup with 45.8 seconds left in overtime gave Denver a 98-96 lead and they never trailed again. Townsend scored 24 with 11 rebounds and nine...

Nzekwesi lifts Oral Roberts over South Dakota 94-80

Feb. 15, 2020 11:10 PM EST

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Emmanuel Nzekwesi had 23 points and 12 rebounds as Oral Roberts defeated South Dakota 94-80 on Saturday night. Deondre Burns added 21 points for the Golden Eagles. Max Abmas had 17 points for Oral Roberts (14-12, 7-6 Summit League). R.J. Fuqua added 17 points. Stanley Umude had 26...

Oral Roberts outlasts Omaha 81-78 in OT

Feb. 12, 2020 10:26 PM EST

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Kevin Obanor scored 24 points with a career-high 15 rebounds and Oral Roberts beat Omaha 81-78 in overtime Wednesday night. Deondre Burns made a pair of foul shots with 25 seconds left in the extra session for the 81-78 lead. JT Gibson missed a 3-point tying attempt with eight seconds...

North Dakota tops Oral Roberts 74-68

Feb. 6, 2020 10:31 PM EST

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — De'Sean Allen-Eikens and Marlon Stewart scored 20 points apiece as North Dakota got past Oral Roberts 74-68 on Thursday night. Kienan Walter had 19 points and seven rebounds for North Dakota (11-13, 5-5 Summit League). Gertautas Urbonavicius added 10 points. Deondre Burns scored a...