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Golden Eagles Challenge Mastodons Wednesday in Fort Wayne

Golden Eagles Challenge Mastodons Wednesday in Fort Wayne
Jan 08, 2019
 

The Basics

Game 17
Oral Roberts
 (9-7, 2-1) at Purdue Fort Wayne (4-11, 0-3)
Date/Time: Wednesday, January 9, 2019 / 6 p.m. CST
TV/Video/Audio: Mastodon All-Access
Live Stats: at Purdue Fort Wayne
Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana (Gates Sports Center)

TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts women's basketball team hits the road to Fort Wayne, Indiana, to face the Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons Wednesday, January 9 at 6 p.m. CST.

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


Important Links

ORU Game Notes: at Purdue Fort Wayne
Opponent Notes: Purdue Fort Wayne
Summit League Notes: Week Nine
Live Stats: at Purdue Fort Wayne
TV/Video: Mastodon All-Access

2018-19 #ORUWBB Media Guide


About the Opponent

  • Purdue Fort Wayne is currently 4-11 on the season and 0-3 in Summit League play. Last season, the Mastodons finished eighth in the final league standings.
  • The Mastodons lost their recent game, 85-52, at home against South Dakota State on January 3.
  • North Dakota returned all five starters from last season and added five newcomers.

Quick Hits

  • ORU will face Purdue Fort Wayne for the 20th meeting between the two programs.
  • The Golden Eagles won their most recent Summit League game, 68-64, at home against Western Illinois on January 6.
  • A win for the Golden Eagles would give the women's team back-to-back Summit League wins and improve their record to 3-1.
  • Maya Mayberry was named to the Summit League preseason all-league second team. Mayberry currently averages 11.7 points per game.
  • Lakota Beatty averages 14.9 points per game. Beatty is second in the Summit League and seventh in the nation in three-point field goals made.
  • Sophomore, Keni Jo Lippe, averages 13.6 points per game and is currently second in the Summit League in overall free throws made and is 13th in the nation.
  • As a whole, ORU is fourth 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 100-100 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 www.ORUAthletics.com.  Fans can also receive updates on the team by downloading the Golden Eagles Front Row App at ORUAthletics.com/frontrow or in the App Store. 

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The ORU Ladies win at PFW, 72-61....Mayberry scores 25 to lead all scorers and the Golden Eagles now 10-7.....:tb-white:

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Golden Eagles Win at Purdue Fort Wayne Wednesday, 72-61

Final 1 2 3 4 T
ORAL ROBERTS 17 17 19 19 72
PURDUE FORT WAYNE 17 8 18 18 61
Golden Eagles Win at Purdue Fort Wayne Wednesday, 72-61
Jan 09, 2019
 

THE BASICS

Score: Oral Roberts 72 – Purdue Fort Wayne 61
Records: ORU (10-7) (3-1); PFW (4-12) (0-4)
Location: Gates Sports Center – Fort Wayne, Ind.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Maya Mayberry tied her career high with 25 points in the Oral Roberts women's basketball team's, 72-61, win Wednesday evening on the road at Purdue Fort Wayne to improve to 3-1 in Summit League play.

ORU and Purdue Fort Wayne came out in the game and exchanged buckets and ended the first quarter tied 17-17. The Mastodons shot 50 percent in the opening period and held ORU to 30 percent from the field. The Golden Eagles out-scored Purdue Fort Wayne 17-8 in the second quarter and went on a 7-0 run to close out the first half. ORU took a 34-25 lead in to the locker room. Hot shooting by ORU from the field, 58 percent, helped push the Golden Eagles to their largest lead of the game before the break. Defensively, ORU held the Mastodons to 23 percent in the second 10 minutes of play. 

After the break, the Golden Eagles shot 36 percent and the Mastodons shots 60 percent in the third. Rylie Torrey led the Golden Eagles with seven points in the third and went 3-for-3 from the field. ORU turned it around in the fourth and shot 54 percent overall and Maya Mayberry scored 10 of her 25 points in the final quarter. ORU out-scored Purdue Fort Wayne 19-18 in the third and fourth quarters. A play of true teamwork happened in the third period when Jordan Gilbert recorded her only block of the game and Lakota Beatty took the ball on a fast break and passed it forward to Torrey who had the easy layup and was fouled. Torrey capitalized on the three-point play to put ORU up by 14, its largest lead of the game.

The Golden Eagles created their own momentum by having four charge attempts in the game and capitalizing on all four. Beatty and Keni Jo Lippe each took one charge while Mayberry had two. ORU finished the game going 41 percent from the field. Beatty and Torrey finished with 14 points each and Lippe had 10. The Golden Eagles had a season low five turnovers on the night. Mayberry tied her career high with 10 field-goals made in the contest. She went 10-for-17 overall and 1-for-3 from long range. Beatty and Lippe's efforts were the third consecutive game that both scored in double-digits.

Purdue Fort Wayne was led by Jaelencia Williams who had 23 points going 9-for-14 overall and grabbed 15 rebounds for a double-double. ShToya Sanders had 12 points for the Mastodons and eight boards. Overall, Purdue Fort Wayne shot 40 percent on the night and had a total of 10 blocks, the most by any team this season.

THE LEADERS

Oral Roberts: Mayberry tied her career high with 25 points. Regan Schumacher led ORU with five rebounds.
Purdue Fort Wayne: Williams had a double-double with 23 points and 15 rebounds.                                                                                                                                                  

INSIDE THE BOX SCORE

- ORU shot 41.5 percent overall in tonight's game.

- Purdue Fort Wayne out-rebounded ORU 47-28. The Golden Eagles had nine offensive boards.

- The Golden Eagles had a 36.4 percent three-point average.

- ORU turned the ball over five times, but forced the Mastodons to turn the ball over 20 times.

- ORU shot 76.9 percent from the free-throw line (10-for-13).

- Maya Mayberry scored 25 points shooting 10-for-17 overall and 1-for-3 from three-point range. Mayberry had two assists and two steals as well.

- Rylie Torrey scored 14 points with three rebounds and one steal.

- Lakota Beatty went 4-for-13 overall with 14 points along with two assists and three steals.

- Keni Jo Lippe recorded 10 points with four rebounds.

- ORU had five bench points in tonight's game.

- The Golden Eagles capitalized with 20 points off of turnovers and 24 points in the paint.

Up Next

The Golden Eagles continue their road trip to Brookings, South Dakota, to take on the South Dakota State Jackrabbits Saturday, January 12 at 2 p.m. inside Frost Arena. 

For the latest information on ORU women's basketball, follow @ORUWBB on Twitter or go to www.ORUAthletics.com.  Fans can also receive updates on the team by downloading the Golden Eagles Front Row App at ORUAthletics.com/frontrow or in the App Store. 

 

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