Scores

Final

North Dakota St 57

(7-13, 4-6 Summit)

Oral Roberts 71

(12-10, 7-3 Summit)

    8:05 PM ET, January 28, 2010

    Mabee Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma

    1 2 T
    NDSU 25 3257
    ORU 29 4271

    Top Performers

    North Dakota State: E. Carlson 8 Pts, 9 Reb, 4 Ast

    Oral Roberts: M. Craion 20 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    Oral Roberts 71, N. Dakota St. 57

    Associated Press

    TULSA, Okla. -- Michael Craion scored 14 of his game-high 20 points in the second half to help Oral Roberts break open a close game and roll to a 71-57 victory over North Dakota State on Thursday night.

    The game was tied at 37 with 14:44 left before Craion scored to ignite a 10-0 run for the Golden Eagles (12-10, 7-3 Summit). After the tie at 37, Oral Roberts outscored the Bison 30-9 over the next 12 minutes.

    Dominique Morrison added 16 points for the Golden Eagles, who swept the two-game season series from the Bison (7-13, 4-6).

    Michael Tveidt led the Bison with 12 points and Josh Vaughan scored 11.

    During the first half, the lead traded hands 11 times. Morrison's two free throws with four seconds remaining in the half put Oral Roberts ahead 29-25, matching the biggest lead for either team before the break.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NDSU
    ORU
    Points 57 71
    FG Made-Attempted 22-62 (.355) 27-59 (.458)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-20 (.300) 1-11 (.091)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-12 (.583) 16-30 (.533)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 2 21

    2009-10 Season

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