TA&MCC tops ORU 74-72
Oral Roberts fell to Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 74-72 on Saturday afternoon at the American Bank Center.
ORU (13-13, 7-6) got 23 points from Shawn Glover, 21 from Korey Billbury and a career high 17 points, along with nine rebounds and career best four blocks from Brandon Conley. ORU shot 47 percent from the field, compared to 53 percent from Corpus Christi, but the Golden Eagles held advantages in rebounds (31-27), second chance points (18-4) and points in the paint (32-28).
Corpus Christi (13-14, 10-4) got 22 points from John Jordan, with 20 coming in the second half and overtime. Zane Knowles added 12 points and 11 rebounds to pace the Islanders, who improved their shooting by nearly 50 percent (33.3 percent to 81.3 percent) in the second half.
ORU will travel to Central Arkansas February 22 for a game at 4 p.m.