Colgate 80, Oral Roberts 68

Monday, November 26th 2001, 12:00 am
By: News On 6

HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) _ Pat Campolieta scored 16 points and grabbed nine rebounds as Colgate beat Oral Roberts 80-68 on Sunday.

Oral Roberts (0-4) opened play with a 7-0 run, but neither team held a lead greater than four points after the 18-minute mark in the first half.

Colgate (2-1), which held a 34-33 halftime advantage, had a 20-9 run in the second half for a 59-48 lead with 8:49 remaining. The Raiders extended their lead to 16 points with 1:53 left as they made 13-of-15 free throws down the stretch.

Dave Hardy also finished with 16 points for Colgate. Mark Linebaugh and Howard Blue added 13 each for the Raiders.

Richie Meyers led Oral Roberts with a career-high 28 points.

Tyrone Tiggs added 12 points and six rebounds for the Golden Eagles while Reggie Borges tallied eight points and grabbed eight rebounds.