Oral Roberts vs IPFW

Oral Roberts 75, IPFW 71


FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) - Warren Niles scored 24 points, helping Oral Roberts clinch sole possession of the regular-season Summit League title with a 75-71 victory over IPFW on Wednesday night.

Michael Craion added 18 points on 9-of-10 shooting and blocked a shot in the final seconds for the Golden Eagles (24-5, 16-1), who have won 17 of their past 18 games.

The Mastodons (10-16, 4-12) lost their sixth straight despite Frank Gaines' 28 points and eight rebounds.

Oral Roberts trailed by as many as nine in the second half, but the Golden Eagles fought back and led 70-66 after a Craion basket with 31 seconds left. The teams traded free throws before Gaines hit a 3-pointer to pull IPFW within 72-71 with 15 seconds to play.

Niles then missed one of two foul shots before Antwaun Boyd's shot was blocked by Craion. Two Steven Roundtree free throws sealed the win for ORU.

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Oral Roberts Golden Eagles
D. Morrison, F384-136-812315
M. Craion, F329-100-250418
D. Bell-Holter, F222-60-06024
W. Niles, G386-99-1152124
R. Pearson, Jr., G302-92-22446
S. Roundtree262-34-67348
M. Manghum80-10-01110
J. Lliteras60-10-01000
Totals 25-5221-2933121975
IPFW Mastodons
T. McCorkle, F316-90-241312
J. Peckinpaugh, F201-20-05112
J. Smeathers, F151-20-00133
F. Gaines, G3710-153-383428
A. Boyd, G171-42-23244
J. Marlin241-56-60118
D. Hines201-66-63138
J. Jordan161-30-01002
J. Edwards110-10-01010
M. Kibiloski92-40-01124
Totals 24-5117-1926112271
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

TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Other games
Nwstern 66 Final
Indiana 71
RUT 53 Final
ND 71
NC 73 Final
Miami-FL 64
MRST 75 Final
SE Mo St 66
MOST 58 Final
Wich St 73
Okla St 65 Final
Missouri 83
N Mexico 77 Final
LMU 75 Final