Oral Roberts vs Texas State-San Marcos

Oral Roberts 86, Texas St. 77


SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) - Damen Bell-Holter and Warren Niles scored 21 points apiece, helping Oral Roberts to an 86-77 victory Wednesday over Texas State in the first meeting between the schools since 1995.

Bell-Holter was 10 of 14 from the field and added a game-high eight rebounds, while Niles hit three 3-pointers for the Golden Eagles (5-4). Niles came into the game sixth in the nation in 3-point field goal percentage (55.6 percent). Shawn Glover chipped in 15 points.

Matt Staff led the Bobcats (3-5) with 19 points on 8-of-12 shooting, and Joel Wright scored 17.

Texas State opened the game on a 15-4 run, but Oral Roberts responded with its own run and went ahead for good, 33-31, on Korey Billbury's jumper 4:07 before halftime and led 47-42 at the break. In the second half, the Bobcats pulled within 78-73 on Phil Hawkins' 3-pointer with 2:29 left but could get no closer.

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Oral Roberts Golden Eagles
W. Niles, F357-194-552421
S. Roundtree, F132-62-34046
D. Bell-Holter, C3110-141-283421
S. Glover, G376-113-464115
D. Jackson, G170-22-21012
M. Manghum292-50-03316
K. Billbury192-43-44427
B. Conley160-12-42012
J. Kaufman33-50-02016
Totals 32-6717-2442161986
Texas State-San Marcos Bobcats
M. Staff, F328-121-162219
C. Stern, F255-92-323212
J. Wright, F236-105-652417
V. Jones, G242-50-00325
W. Davis, G223-52-35258
R. Dorsey181-11-23103
P. Hawkins182-62-32017
R. Koenen160-42-22102
B. Brown II110-11-21021
N. Hinton81-20-00013
D. Jones30-10-01010
Totals 28-5616-2228142077
Summit League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
South Dakota12-422-12116
No. Dak. St.11-519-11111
S. Dak. St.8-818-17155
Western Ill.5-118-20325
Oral Roberts4-128-22292

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Georgia St.12-620-13104
Arkansas St.11-720-12120
Texas St.11-722-14179
Ga. Southern11-718-15122
UL Lafayette10-821-12114
Coast. Car.10-820-19183
S. Alabama7-1114-18231
Little Rock6-1215-17244
App. St.4-149-21300
Other games
FLA 72 Final
FSU 47
UAPB 44 Final
USF 49 Final
USC 67 Final
GONZ 71 Final
WSU 69