ORU Hopes to Rebound Against Islanders
TULSA, Okla.-After falling from the ranks of the unbeaten in the Southland Conference, Oral Roberts will travel to Texas A&M-Corpus Christi in an attempt to get back in the win column. ORU will face the Islanders on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at the American Bank Center.
Thursday's game will be broadcast live in the Tulsa area on 97.1 FM "The Sports Animal." Free audio will also be provided at www.ORUGoldenEagles.com. Video will also be available on the Corpus Christi athletics website (www.GoIslanders.com).
The northernmost school in the conference, ORU will make the long trek to Corpus Christi, the southernmost school in the second conference road trip of the season. ORU is coming off a 61-50 loss to now top-ranked Stephen F. Austin, while the Islanders are coming off their first conference win of the season, 62-56 over Lamar. Thursday will mark the second meeting between the two teams and the first trip to the American Bank Center, with Corpus Christi having taken an 86-81 victory in overtime in 2007 as part of the NIT Tip-Off in College Station.