Jarvis Scores 23 As ORU Beats IUPUI

Saturday, February 14th 2009, 10:54 pm
By: News On 6

The Associated Press

TULSA, OK -- Robert Jarvis scored 15 of his 23 points in the final 17 minutes to rally Oral Roberts from an early second-half deficit for a 71-60 victory over IUPUI on Saturday night.

Jarvis, a 5-foot-11 guard who averages 17 points per game, was 7-of-12 from the field, including 4-of-8 on 3-point shots. Marcus Lewis added 14 points and nine rebounds for Oral Roberts (13-13, 11-3 Summit League), which swept the two-game season series from the Jaguars.

Robert Glenn led IUPUI (14-12, 7-8) with 23 points and six rebounds. Glenn was 10-of-16 from the field. Leroy Nobles and Alex Young added 13 points apiece for the Jaguars.

Oral Roberts led 61-58 before Jarvis sank a 10-foot shot and followed that with a 3-pointer to make it 66-58 with 2:25 left. Nobles scored 18 seconds later, but the Golden Eagles made 5-of-6 free throws in the last 1:34 to seal the win.