Oral Roberts hosts North Dakota following Norman’s 21-point showing

North Dakota Fightin’ Hawks (10-17, 4-10 Summit) at Oral Roberts Golden Eagles (23-4, 14-0 Summit)

Tulsa, Oklahoma; Thursday, 8 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Oral Roberts -19; over/under is 155

BOTTOM LINE: North Dakota faces the Oral Roberts Golden Eagles after Matt Norman scored 21 points in North Dakota’s 76-73 overtime victory against the Omaha Mavericks.

The Golden Eagles are 14-0 on their home court. Oral Roberts leads the Summit with 26.9 defensive rebounds per game led by Connor Vanover averaging 5.5.

The Fightin’ Hawks are 4-10 against Summit opponents. North Dakota is sixth in the Summit scoring 70.9 points per game and is shooting 43.7%.

TOP PERFORMERS: Max Abmas is shooting 39.1% from beyond the arc with 3.7 made 3-pointers per game for the Golden Eagles, while averaging 22.8 points and 3.5 assists. Issac McBride is shooting 50.3% and averaging 12.1 points over the past 10 games for Oral Roberts.

B.J. Omot is scoring 11.6 points per game with 3.8 rebounds and 1.3 assists for the Fightin’ Hawks. Norman is averaging 12.4 points and 2.6 rebounds while shooting 47.4% over the past 10 games for North Dakota.

LAST 10 GAMES: Golden Eagles: 10-0, averaging 88.4 points, 35.3 rebounds, 14.4 assists, 6.4 steals and 5.1 blocks per game while shooting 52.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 66.9 points per game.

Fightin’ Hawks: 4-6, averaging 75.9 points, 28.7 rebounds, 11.0 assists, 4.6 steals and 2.1 blocks per game while shooting 43.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 77.8 points.


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