ORU 85, Centenary 71

Friday, January 16th 2004, 12:00 am
By: News On 6

(Tulsa-AP) -- Caleb Green racked up 30 points to lead Oral Roberts past Centenary 85-to-71.

A freshman forward, Green added 17 points in the second half to help the Golden Eagles gain the lead Thursday night. They had trailed 38-to-37 at the half.

Ken Tutt scored 17 points for ORU, and teammate Jonathan Bluitt made eleven points and eleven assists.

Andrew Wisniewski led the Gents with 26 points. Shawn Davis added 12 points for Centenary.

Wisniewski opened the game by scoring 14 points in the first four minutes and 37 seconds. ORU answered with eleven straight points.

In the second half, Green made eight points and sparked a 12-and-two run. Centenary never got closer than seven points during the rest of the game.

This was ORU's eighth-straight victory.