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Oral Roberts vs Texas State-San Marcos

Oral Roberts 86, Texas St. 77

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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 (5-4) «473986
Texas State-San Marcos (3-5)423577
 
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
 47.8%70.8% 
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
 50%72.7% 
Southland
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
SF Austin18-032-3
Texas A&M-CC14-418-16
Sam Houston13-524-11
Nwestern St.12-617-14
Incarn Word9-521-6
Oral Roberts11-817-16
Nicholls St.11-814-15
McNeese St.9-1011-20
New Orleans8-1011-15
SE Louisiana7-1212-18
C. Arkansas5-138-21
Lamar3-154-26
Abilene Christian2-1211-20
Hou. Baptist2-166-25

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
Georgia St.17-125-9
Western Ky.12-620-12
UL-Lafayette11-723-12
Arkansas St.10-819-13
UALR9-915-17
UT-Arlington9-915-17
UL-Monroe7-119-17
Troy6-1211-20
S. Alabama5-1311-20
Texas St.4-148-23
 
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