Boy oh boy, you could tell Oral Roberts’ 87-83 loss to Fort Wayne stung. It was the definition of a polar opposite compared to the vibes being exuded after a 103-86 thumping of Omaha a week prior. ORU did nearly everything well against Omaha. See the grades for yourself. Against Fort Wayne, it continued an … Continue reading Grading the Golden Eagles – Fort Wayne edition
Tra-Deon Hollins made his final appearance in Tulsa when Omaha departed northeast Oklahoma with a 103-86 loss to Oral Roberts on Saturday. If you didn’t make it a point to go watch Hollins, you missed out. Hollins is pure entertainment every time he steps on the basketball court. And he amplified that against ORU with … Continue reading Grading the Golden Eagles – Omaha edition
Maximizing his minutes is exactly what Chris Miller did in Oral Roberts’ 90-80 win over South Dakota on Wednesday. The freshman from Booker T. Washington logged nine minutes, and he scored eight points and grabbed three rebounds during that time. It’s a small sample size, but Miller is gaining a comfort on the court for … Continue reading Grading the Golden Eagles — South Dakota edition
Well, just when it appeared that Oral Roberts was gaining its sea legs after a nomadic start to conference play, the Golden Eagles go and play uninspired against an IUPUI team that is far from a juggernaut. “This team, for us to have any success, they have to have a chip on their shoulder,” ORU … Continue reading Grading the Golden Eagles — IUPUI edition
It was quite the unusual script in ORU’s 94-88 victory over South Dakota State on Thursday night. First off, if offense is your thing, the first half was created especially for you; Points aplenty and both teams on track for right at the 100-point mark. But, naturally, things cooled off a bit in the second … Continue reading Grading the Golden Eagles – South Dakota State edition
Turn off Main Street and head south on Warrior Avenue. In the amount of time it takes to reposition your hands on the steering wheel, you’ll see Gene Winfield Stadium on your right. Home of the Adair Warriors. The stadium showcases the name of school district’s first superintendent. The road leading up to the stadium … Continue reading Lippe’s football legacy should carry on
The Oral Roberts and Summit League Insider pieces will begin running in the Tulsa World next week. So for now, this will have to hold you over… Men’s news and notes Vroom, vroom: It didn’t take long for North Dakota State to assert itself as the Summit League favorite two games into league play. … Continue reading Summit League Insider
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