Oral Roberts vs Southern Utah

Oral Roberts 73, S. Utah 71

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CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) - Dominque Morrison scored 24 points and Oral Roberts closed out the regular season with a school-record 17th Summit League victory, beating Southern Utah 73-71 Saturday night.

The Golden Eagles (26-5, 17-1) won their sixth straight game and topped the 25-win mark for the fifth time in school history - and second time since becoming a Division I program in 1969-70.

Top-seeded Oral Roberts will face No. 8 seed IPFW in the first round of the Summit League tournament on March 3, while Southern Utah (13-16, 8-10) will carry the No. 6 seed and face No. 3 Oakland on March 4.

Roderick Pearson added 15 points for the Golden Eagles and Warren Niles had 12.

Jackson Stevenett scored 22 points and Damon Heuir had 15 for Southern Utah, which lost to Oral Roberts for the 19th straight time. The Thunderbirds are moving to the Big Sky Conference next season.

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Oral Roberts Golden Eagles
D. Morrison, F369-174-644324
M. Craion, F273-43-65239
D. Bell-Holter, C303-80-06006
W. Niles, G334-71-221412
R. Pearson, Jr., G336-103-546415
S. Roundtree241-22-42124
J. Lliteras111-10-00003
M. Manghum60-00-00010
Totals 27-4913-2325141773
 55.1%56.5% 
Southern Utah Thunderbirds
J. Stevenett, F388-126-751122
R. Taylor, F235-60-010110
M. Massey, C273-40-03137
D. Heuir, G385-153-327415
R. Jones, Jr., G343-85-661311
J. Johnson232-22-45146
T. Koehler130-10-02110
C. Nsenki40-00-00100
Totals 26-4816-2028131771
 54.2%80% 
Summit League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
No. Dak. St.12-423-1092
S. Dak. St.12-424-1190
Oral Roberts10-619-15163
IPFW9-716-15215
South Dakota9-717-16213
Denver6-1012-18232
IUPUI6-1010-21259
Neb.-Omaha5-1112-17300
Western Ill.3-138-20328

Mid Continent
Oral Roberts12-223-11
Oakland10-419-14
Valparaiso9-516-15
IUPUI7-715-15
Southern Utah6-816-14
UMKC6-812-20
Centenary3-1110-21
Western Ill.3-117-23
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