OSU vs. ORU

Oral Roberts' Deondre Burns, who scored a game-high 21 points, looks to make a move against Oklahoma State's Lindy Waters on Wednesday at Gallagher-Iba Arena. Devin Lawrence Wilber/for the Tulsa World

MEN’S BASKETBALL

Houston Baptist at ORU

7:30 p.m. Friday,

Mabee Center, KRXO-107.9

ORal Roberts (0-1)

Ht. Pt. Rb.

G Kearns 6-0 6.0 6.0

G Fuqua 5-11 6.0 9.0

G Burns 6-2 21.0 4.0

F Nzekwesi 6-8 16.0 13.0

F Obanor 6-8 5.0 2.0

HOUSTON BAPT. (0-1)

Ht. Pt. Rb.

G DuBose 6-4 20.0 10.0

G Gates 6-0 16.0 2.0

G Pierre 6-2 7.0 3.0

F Dalton 6-4 6.0 8.0

C Gomes 6-10 5.0 3.0

Notes: Oral Roberts rallied from a 16-point second-half deficit to pull within one point, 72-71, with 1:13 remaining, but lost its season opener at Oklahoma State on Wednesday night 80-75. ... Deondre Burns scored a game-high 21 points for the Golden Eagles and Emmanuel Nzekwesi added 16 points and 13 rebounds. ... This is ORU’s homecoming game. ... ORU was 7-6 last year at the Mabee Center. ... Houston Baptist lost to Tulsa 80-72 on Tuesday in its opener, despite 20 points and 10 rebounds from sophomore guard Ian DuBose. ... ORU leads the series with Houston Baptist 2-0. ... The Golden Eagles will play at Tulsa on Tuesday.