Scores

Final OT

Oral Roberts 65

(10-8, 5-1 Summit)

Sam Houston 61

(11-7, 4-2 Southland)

    4:45 PM ET, January 19, 2013

    1 2 OT T
    ORU 23 32 1065
    SHSU 26 29 661

    Top Performers

    Oral Roberts: K. Billbury 16 Pts, 8 Reb, 3 Ast, 4 Stl

    Sam Houston St: M. McKinney 11 Pts, 2 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl

    Oral Roberts 65, Sam Houston St. 61

    Associated Press

    HUNTSVILLE, Texas -- Shawn Glover and Warren Niles scored 17 points apiece and Oral Roberts beat Sam Houston State 65-61 in overtime Saturday, taking sole possession of second place in the Southland Conference.

    Korey Billbury scored 16 points and had a team-high eight rebounds. Damen Bell-Holter added 13 points for the Golden Eagles (10-8, 5-1).

    The Bearkats (11-7, 4-2) led 26-23 at halftime. The Golden Eagles outscored them in the second half, shooting 54.5 percent, while the Bearkats shot 45.8 percent in the half. At 3:48, the Bearkats were up 51-48 and led by as much as five down the stretch. With 58 seconds to play, Bell-Holter hit a layup to get within one, 55-54. With four seconds remaining, Glover made one free throw to tie the game at 55, but missed the second.

    Marquel McKinney had 11 points, and Darius Gatson added 10 for the Bearkats. Demarcus Gatlin had seven rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ORU
    SHSU
    Points 65 61
    FG Made-Attempted 19-42 (.452) 23-60 (.383)
    3P Made-Attempted 1-10 (.100) 6-16 (.375)
    FT Made-Attempted 26-31 (.839) 9-19 (.474)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 25 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 8 8

    2012-13 Season

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