ORAL ROBERTS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Oral Roberts restricted ex-coach’s recruiting to Christians without tattoos

Oral Roberts used to be one of the nation’s better mid-major programs. Hired in 1999, a 28-year-old Scott Sutton led the Golden Eagles to 11 straight winning seasons before the program completely tanked the last two years, finishing 8-22 and dead last in the Summit League this season. So the school fired him, and you think you can understand why, right? Now we have a better idea...
Via The Comeback
April 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Oral Roberts made coach recruit Christian players without tattoos

Oral Roberts hired a new university president in 2013, and the school’s men’s basketball program has gotten progressively worse since. According to reports in the wake of former head coach Scott Sutton’s firing, that is not a coincidence.Sutton, the son of legendary former Oklahoma State coach Eddie Sutton, supposedly found out he was fired this week when he saw the news on...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Emegano, Billbury lead Oral Roberts past NMSU

TULSA, Okla. -- Obi Emegano scored 24 points and Korey Billbury added 21 to lead Oral Roberts to an 86-83 victory over New Mexico State on Saturday night. The Golden Eagles (3-4), who came into the game shooting just 35.5 percent, hit 56 percent of their shots and scored 25 points over their average. Oral Roberts, playing its first game since Dec. 1 after their scheduled game last...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas A&M-CC edges Oral Roberts 74-72 in overtime

John Jordan scored 22 points and added nine assists as Texas A&M-CC edged Oral Roberts 74-72 in overtime Saturday. A tip-in by Brandon Conley with nine seconds left brought Oral Roberts (13-13, 7-6 Southland Conference) within 74-72. Texas A&M-CC (13-14, 10-4) held on despite turning the ball over to the Golden Eagles following the tip-in, as Shawn Glover couldn't get his...
Via Associated Press
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Oral Roberts breezes past SE Louisiana 71-54

Shawn Glover and Korey Billbury scored 21 points each with Glover adding 11 rebounds in leading Oral Roberts to a 71-54 victory over Southeastern Louisiana on Saturday night. Bobby Word added 16 points for Oral Roberts, which has rebounded with three straight wins after losing four-straight prior. Oral Roberts (12-12, 6-5, Southland Conference) secured a 33-18 lead at the break...
Via Associated Press
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Glover lifts Oral Roberts by Incarnate Word 79-77

Shawn Glover scored 24 points and hit the game-winning jumper with 1.2 seconds remaining to help Oral Roberts outlast Incarnate Word 79-77 on Saturday. The Golden Eagles (10-8, 4-1 Southland) shot 52 percent from the field. Bobby Word hit five 3-pointers to finish with 17 points and D.J. Jackson added 14. Denzel Livingston led Incarnate Word (14-3, 2-2) with 26 points and Anthony...
Via Associated Press
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Oral Roberts defeats Cameron 74-64

Shawn Glover scored 15 points and took part in an early flurry of shots that boosted Oral Roberts past Division II Cameron 74-64 on Tuesday night. Cameron's William Cook scored first, but Oral Roberts (5-3) had six different players respond with baskets and the Golden Eagles led 15-5 less than five minutes into the game. The lead was never in doubt after that even though neither...
Via Associated Press
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Recap: Jett leads Billikens over Oral Roberts 72-55

ST. LOUIS (AP) Jordair Jett scored 15 points Thursday night and Saint Louis defeated Oral Roberts 72-55 in the first round of the Cancun Challenge to remain unbeaten. Saint Louis scored 17 points off 18 Oral Roberts (2-2) turnovers while giving up only six themselves. Mike McCall Jr. and Dwayne Evans each scored 11 points for the Billikens. After trailing 31-28 at halftime, Saint...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Oral Roberts falls to Saint Louis, 72-55

Jordair Jett scored 15 points Thursday night and Saint Louis defeated Oral Roberts 72-55 in the first round of the Cancun Challenge to remain unbeaten. Saint Louis scored 17 points off 18 Oral Roberts (2-2) turnovers while giving up only six themselves. Mike McCall Jr. and Dwayne Evans each scored 11 points for the Billikens. After trailing 31-28 at halftime, Saint Louis (4-0)...
Via Associated Press
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss
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