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Obanor scores 28, ORU beats Denver 78-65 to halt skid

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Kevin Obanor had 28 points to go with 12 rebounds as Oral Roberts held off Denver for a 78-65 victory on Thursday night to halt a four-game losing skid.

The Golden Eagles made 7 of 8 free throws in the final 1:11 to clinch the victory.

Obanor was 8 of 13 from the floor with 10 of 12 from the line. Kaelen Malone had 11 points while dishing out four assists and Sam Kearns added another 11 points for ORU (9-17, 5-6 Summit).

The Golden Eagles led throughout and had a 38-22 lead at the break. They pushed the advantage to 60-39 midway in the second half after Obanor drained a 3. Denver's Joe Rosga, who finished with 15 points and seven rebounds, answered with a 3-pointer that started the Pioneers on a 24-11 run, closing to 71-63 with 1:11 left. Rosga was 5 of 7 from deep.

ORU scored 16 points off 13 Denver turnovers. The Golden Eagles shot 51 percent (24-47) from the floor while limiting Denver (7-17, 2-8) to 23-of-58 shooting (40 percent).

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Denver 7-17 224365
home team logo Oral Roberts 9-17 384078
Team Stats
away team logo Denver 7-17 69.5 PPG 36.5 RPG 11.8 APG
home team logo Oral Roberts 9-17 72.3 PPG 38.6 RPG 13.6 APG
Key Players
25
R. Harrell Jr. 12.9 PPG 5.5 RPG 2.0 APG 40.9 FG%
23
E. Nzekwesi 14.8 PPG 8.5 RPG 1.2 APG 53.5 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB