Oral Roberts snaps 5-game skid, beats IUPUI 77-56
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Obi Emegano had 21 points, 13 rebounds and four steals on Thursday night and Oral Roberts snapped a five-game losing streak with a 77-56 win over IUPUI on Thursday night.
The Golden Eagles (12-14, 4-8 Summit) jumped ahead 23-5 to start and led by double digits the rest of the way. IUPUI (11-16, 7-5) narrowed the lead to 13 at halftime and got as close as 50-38 with 13:17 left.
Oral Roberts pushed ahead 61-41 with an 11-3 run and weathered the Jaguars’ 7-0 run in response.
Albert Owens added 13 points and Brandon Conley scored 12, each with seven rebounds. The Golden Eagles made 6 of 13 from 3-point range and shot 51 percent overall.
Matt O’Leary had 13 points to lead IUPUI. Darell Combs added 12 and Nick Osborne had 11 points and 10 rebounds off the bench.