Tulsa takes on Oral Roberts

Tulsa (4-2) vs. Oral Roberts (3-3)

Mabee Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma; Monday, 8 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Oral Roberts goes up against Tulsa in a non-conference matchup. Each team last saw action this past Friday. Tulsa beat Arkansas-Little Rock by 14, while Oral Roberts fell to Oklahoma State in overtime, 78-77.

VETERAN PRESENCE: Senior leadership could play a big role in the outcome of this game. Francis Lacis, DeShang Weaver and Carlos Jurgens have combined to score 28 percent of all Oral Roberts points this season. For Tulsa, Jeriah Horne, Rey Idowu and Darien Jackson have combined to score 49 percent of the team’s points this season, including 57 percent of all Golden Hurricane points over their last five.JUMPING FOR JERIAH: Horne has connected on 43.3 percent of the 30 3-pointers he’s attempted and has made 9 of 24 over the last five games. He’s also converted 81.3 percent of his free throws this season.

PASSING FOR POINTS: The Golden Hurricane have recently converted baskets via assists more often than the Golden Eagles. Oral Roberts has 37 assists on 84 field goals (44 percent) over its previous three games while Tulsa has assists on 40 of 85 field goals (47.1 percent) during its past three games.

DID YOU KNOW: Oral Roberts is ranked 10th among all Division I teams with an average of 87.5 points per game.


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