Missouri State vs Oral Roberts

Oral Roberts ends Missouri St 7-game streak with 73-66 win


TULSA, Okla. (AP) Emmanuel Nzekwesi scored 17 points, Javan White added 14, and Oral Roberts rallied to beat Missouri State 73-66 on Sunday to end the Bears' seven-game win streak and tie the series 8-8.

Sam Kearns scored 13 points and Chris Miller added 10 for the Golden Eagles (3-9), who outshot the Bears 53.1 percent to 45.6 percent from the floor but were outrebounded 35-26.

Miller tied it at 42 with a layup and White's dunk put Oral Roberts up 53-49 and the Golden Eagles led 68-62 after Kearns' back-to-back 3s with 4:07 to go.

The Bears closed to 70-66 on Reggie Scurry's layup but Nzekwesi blocked his jumper on the next possession and Kearns and Nzekwesi sealed it with three free throws in the final 37 seconds.

RJ Fuqua hit two 3-pointers in Oral Roberts' opening 9-2 run, but Scurry's jumper put the Bears up 19-17 and Missouri State led 38-34 at halftime behind Jarrid Rhodes' 12 points.

Rhodes scored 14 points, J.T. Miller had 13 and Scurry 11 for Missouri State (9-3). Jarred Dixon had seven assists.

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Missouri State Bears
J. Rhodes, F366-140-052214
A. Johnson, F343-132-27229
O. Church, F192-20-15024
J. Dixon, G384-80-03729
J. Miller, G204-94-550113
R. Kreklow242-40-00346
R. Scurry215-71-260311
T. Bhullar60-00-02010
M. Lawrence20-00-00010
Totals 26-577-1035141866
Oral Roberts Golden Eagles
E. Nzekwesi, F366-133-542217
J. White, F335-72-661314
C. Miller, C174-42-521410
S. Kearns, G394-62-268113
R. Fuqua, G343-91-24309
J. Harris272-41-11335
E. Ahmedic112-51-22015
S. Sutton30-10-00000
Totals 26-4912-2326181473
Missouri Valley
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Missouri St.5-315-670
Indiana St.5-310-10140
So. Illinois4-412-9120
Illinois St.4-410-1093
N. Iowa2-610-10134

Summit League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
S. Dak. St.5-017-558
South Dakota5-117-5114
Oral Roberts3-47-15209
No. Dak. St.2-310-10172
Western Ill.1-410-8262
Other games
LAS 68 Final
AZST 95 Final
KAN 85
IUPU 61 Final
PUR 86
GONZ 97 Final