Golden Eagles Suffer Heartbreaker

Scott Sutton's Golden Eagles lose their NIT Tip-off Classic opener against Texas San Antonio, 78-77 in heartbreaking fashion. {}

Sei Paye made a three at the buzzer.

ORU blew a 46-31 halftime lead.{} The Golden Eagles shoot 50 percent from the field.{} Oral Roberts had three in double figures led by Steve Roundtree with 22.{} Warren Niles had 20 and Dominuque Morrison had 17.

UTSA's leading scorer was Kannon Burrage with 22.{} The Roadrunners had four players reach double figures in points.

It was a reunion of sorts at Gallagher-Iba Arena Tuesday night.{} Former OSU head coach Sean Sutton, now an assistant on the ORU staff, made his first trip back to the GIA since being forced out in 2008.{}

UTSA head coach Brooks Thompson was also making his return to Stillwater.{} He played for the Cowboys from 1992-1994.

ORU will host Austin Peay at the Mabee Center Saturday at 7:05pm.