Scores

Final OT

Oral Roberts 65

(10-8, 5-1 Southland)

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 State: 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

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 19, 2013 ORU 65, @SHSU 61Recap
Feb 14, 2013 @ORU 74, SHSU 64Recap
Mar 14, 2013 SHSU 58, @ORU 55Recap