Scores

Final

Nicholls State 78

(6-13, 5-4 Southland)

Oral Roberts 90

(13-8, 8-1 Summit)

    8:30 PM ET, January 31, 2013

    Mabee Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma

    1 2 T
    NICH 37 4178
    ORU 37 5390

    Top Performers

    Nicholls St: F. Hunter 33 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

    Oral Roberts: S. Glover 25 Pts, 9 Reb, 3 Blk

    Oral Roberts 90, Nicholls 78

    Associated Press

    TULSA, Okla. -- Shawn Glover had 25 points and nine rebounds and Oral Roberts shot 62 percent from the floor to defeat Nicholls State 90-78 Thursday night.

    Warren Niles added 24 points for the Golden Eagles (13-8, 8-1 Southland), who won their fifth straight game and swept the season series with Nicholls State. Damen Bell-Holter had 15 points and Korey Billbury 10.

    Fred Hunter led the Colonels (6-13, 5-4 Southland) with 33 points, hitting 11 of 15 field goals and 11 of 14 free throws. He was the only Nicholls State player to attempt a free throw. Amin Torres added a career-high 17 points and Dantrell Thomas had 12 for the Colonels, who lost despite shooting 54 percent from the field.

    After a first half that featured 12 ties and four lead changes, Oral Roberts slowly pulled away and led by as many as 14 points when Mikey Manghum scored inside to make it 84-70 with 3:05 remaining.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NICH
    ORU
    Points 78 90
    FG Made-Attempted 31-57 (.544) 33-53 (.623)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-17 (.294) 6-11 (.545)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-14 (.786) 18-24 (.750)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 2 14

    2012-13 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Jan 5, 2013 ORU 76, @NICH 63Recap
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