ORU 86, IUPUI 72

Friday, January 28th 2005, 6:24 am
By: News On 6

TULSA, Okla. (AP) _ Caleb Green scored 21 points to lead Oral Roberts past Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis 86-72 in a Mid-Continent Conference game.

Green also had nine rebounds for the Golden Eagles Thursday night and Larry Owens added 15 points and ten rebounds.

Maushae Byles paced the Jaguars with 24 points and Johnny Miller added 13.

ORU led 52-48 with 17 minutes left before Green produced five straight points to ignite a 13-to-3 run that made it 65-51 at 12:32. The Jaguars never got closer than ten points during the rest of the game.

Oral Roberts improved to 15-and-4 overall and 6-and-1 in the Conference.

IUPUI falls to 10-and-8 and 4-and-3 in the conference.