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Oral Roberts’ Keni jo Lippe drives past Tulsa’s Desiree Lewis in last year’s Mayor’s Cup game, a 76-68 TU victory at ORU’s Mabee Center. EVAN BROWN/for the Tulsa World, file

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

Mayor’s Cup: Oral Roberts at Tulsa

7 p.m. Thursday, Reynolds Center • KTGX-93.5

ORal ROBERTS (3-2)

Ht. Pt. Rb.

G M.Gore 5-7 4.4 2.2

G Garvie 5-8 9.2 2.2

G Lippe 5-9 18.6 7.6

F Torrey 5-11 15.8 3.0

C Brotons 6-4 6.2 7.4

TULSA (1-2)

Ht. Pt. Rb.

G Bittle 5-8 5.3 3.0

G Brady 5-7 10.7 5.3

G Gaulden 5-8 8.0 3.0

F Elliott 6-2 22.3 11.3

F Lewis 5-10 2.3 4.0

Notes: Both teams are coming off losses to Big 12 opponents: ORU lost to Kansas State 109-69, and TU fell to Oklahoma State 78-48. … The Mayor’s Cup projected starting lineups feature six Oklahomans, four for ORU. … The Golden Eagles’ leading scorer, Keni Jo Lippe, is from Adair and is averaging 18.6 points a game. … TU forward Kendrian Elliott, from Wichita, Kansas, is averaging a double-double this season, leading the Golden Hurricane in scoring (22.3 ppg) and rebounding (11.3 rpg).

Sports Writer

Dekota covers the University of Tulsa football team and ORU men’s basketball team. An Oklahoma State University graduate, he was an intern for the Tulsa World before joining in 2019.