TULSA — The regular season will begin with a bang for the Oral Roberts University men’s basketball team today as they travel up the road to face Tulsa in the PSO Mayor’s Cup game. Tipoff from the Reynolds Center is slated for 5 p.m.
Sunday’s game will be broadcast live in the Tulsa area on 97.1 FM “The Sports Animal.” Free audio will be available on the ORU athletics website, www.ORUGoldenEagles.com, and fans on twitter can also follow the @ORUMBB account for live updates and notes throughout the game. Tulsa will have live video for a small fee at TulsaHurricane.com’s All-Access channel.
Sunday will mark the first time since the 2008-09 season, and the second time in the storied history of the rivalry, in which the crosstown foes have met to open the regular season. ORU and TU have met 48 times on the hardwood, with Tulsa holding a 32-16 advantage. The two teams combined to go 3-0 in exhibition games leading up to Sunday’s regular season opener.