North Dakota Fighting Hawks (6-8) at Oral Roberts Golden Eagles (5-11)
|Date & Time||Thursday January 3, 2019, 8:00 PM (EST)|
The Line: Oral Roberts Golden Eagles -2 -- Over/Under:
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The North Dakota Fighting Hawks visit the Oral Roberts Golden Eagles in Summit League college basketball.
The North Dakota Fighting Hawks opened conference play with an 84-73 loss to visiting Purdue Fort Wayne as a 1.5 point home dog. North Dakota fell behind by 16 points at the break behind 38.8% shooting.
Aanen Moody was the Fighting Hawks top offensive threat with 21 points and six rebounds on 7-20 from the floor while Marlon Stewart adding 18 points and ten helpers on 6-14 accuracy and 4-6 at the line.
Kienan Walter gave North Dakota 14 points and eight rebounds on 5-7 marksmanship but no other player scored more than five points.
The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles have a rare opportunity for back to back wins after downing Nebraska Omaha 87-84 as an eight point home favorite on Sunday.
Emmanuel Nzekwesi led the 53.4% shooting Golden Eagles with a contest high 28 points and 14 rebounds on 12-19 marksmanship and 4-7 at the stripe followed by DJ Weaver with 21 points on 7-10 from beyond the arc.
Kevin Obanor gave Oral Roberts 19 points and eight boards on 6-8 from the field and 7-7 at the stripe with Sam Kearns adding eleven points and seven helpers.
Over is 18-7 in North Dakota last 25 road games and over is 7-3 in North Dakota last 10 Thursday games. Over is 15-5 in Oral Roberts last 20 home games and over is 43-20 in Oral Roberts last 63 overall.
It is a pick your poison scenario in my view but the Golden Eagle at home is the way I’m looking…