Leathernecks vs. Oral Roberts Preview

Just 2 games remaining before the Leathernecks compete in the Summit League Championship March 6 -10.


They will play their last two games on the road starting tonight against Oral Roberts. The Leathernecks will enter this match on a 2 game win streak over North Dakota State Feb 15 and Omaha Feb. 20. During this season, the Leathernecks have done well inside Western Hall posting a record of 11-3. As a result, the Leathernecks are tied for third in the most home victories in a season.


The Leathernecks shouldn't have any problem on the road as they are 12-2 in the all-time series against Oral Roberts. In addition, during their last 5 games against Oral Roberts, the Leathernecks have won  4/5 of these games. The Golden Eagles post an overall record of 14-13 this season. They have played the Leathernecks once this season inside Western Hall and lost 82-75 on Jan. 12. 


The Golden Eagles will seek vengeance as they attempt to even the series this season. This time they will now have home-court advantage over the Leathernecks. This game will be intense as the regular season is winding down and teams fight for Summit League seeding. Tip-off for this game is scheduled tonight ( Feb. 27) for 5 pm. The Leathernecks will then prepare for their last game of the regular season against Denver Saturday (Feb 29).  


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