Missouri-KC 77, ORU 71

Sunday, February 1st 2004, 12:00 am
By: News On 6

Michael Watson scored 27 points to lead Missouri-Kansas City to a 77-71 Mid-Continent Conference victory over Oral Roberts.

Watson scored 14 points in the second half as Missouri-Kansas City overcame a seven-point lead by the Golden Eagles seven minutes into the half.

The game was tied at 61 when Brandon Temple hit a 3-pointer with just over three minutes left. ORU couldn't make up the difference.

Ken Tutt scored a game-high 28 points and Caleb Green had a double-double with ten points and ten rebounds.

The loss drops ORU to 13-and-7 and 6-and-3 in the Mid-Continent Conference.

Missouri-Kansas City improves to 10-and-10 and 5-and-4 in the conference.