Day: March 19, 2021

Iowa State brings back T.J. Otzelberger, a top-notch recruiter, to head men’s basketball program

03.18.2021 AMES, Iowa – T.J. Otzelberger (OTTS-ull-burger), who has crisscrossed the nation recruiting all-star talent and building championship-level programs, is returning “home” as the 21st head men’s basketball coach in Iowa State history. Director of Athletics Jamie Pollard made the announcement Thursday. Otzelberger will be introduced virtually Friday at […]

NCAA First Round 7:15 PM: Cleveland State makes just its 3rd appearance in ‘Big Dance’ against the Houston Cougars

NCAA Tournament: Round One No. 15 Cleveland State vs. No. 2 HoustonFriday, March 19 | 7:15 p.m.Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall | Bloomington, Indiana Presented by Cleveland Clinic Sports Medicine TruTV | Westwood One | 1420-WHK, 102.5 FM | Game Notes SETTING THE SCENEThe Cleveland State […]

Oral Roberts Men’s Basketball News: Set to ‘Dance’ today at 3 PM, Golden Eagles and Buckeyes; ORU first time back since 2008

3/18/2021 The BasicsNCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship First RoundNo. 15 Oral Roberts (16-10) vs. No. 2 Ohio State (21-9)Game Date / Time: Friday, March 19, 2021 / 2 p.m. (CT)Location: Mackey Arena / West Lafayette, Ind.TV: CBS / March Madness LiveLive Stats: NCAARadio: 99.9FM ESPN Radio (Local) / Westwood One […]

Oral Roberts Men’s Basketball News: Awards piling up for Abmas; selected to USBWA All-District Team

3/16/2021 Full USBWA ReleaseINDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Oral Roberts guard Max Abmas joined an elite crew being selected to the U.S. Basketball Writers Association 2020-21 Men’s All-District Team, based on voting from its national membership of 900-plus. Currently the nation’s leading scorer, the sophomore from Rockwall, Texas averages 24.2 points […]

Oral Roberts Men’s Basketball News: Abmas, Obanor selected NABC All-District First Team

3/16/2021 Full NABC ReleaseKANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Oral Roberts men’s basketball duo of Max Abmas and Kevin Obanor earned All-District First Team honors from the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Tuesday as voted upon by NABC-member head coaches. Combining for 1,060 points this season, Abmas and Obanor are the […]

Oral Roberts Men’s Basketball News: 2021 Summit League Champions!!!

Box Score | Season Stats | 2020-21 ScheduleThe BasicsScore: No. 4 Oral Roberts 75 – No. 3 North Dakota State 72Record: ORU (16-10) – NDSU (15-12)Location: Sioux Falls, S.D. (Sanford Pentagon) SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – For the first time since 2008, the Oral Roberts men’s basketball team is going to the NCAA Championships […]

Oral Roberts Men’s Basketball News: Max Abmas, Summit League Player of the Year; Obanor, Glasper get honors as well

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Oral Roberts men’s basketball guard Max Abmas was chosen as The Summit League Player of the Year as announced by the league office Thursday, while he joined forward Kevin Obanor on the All-Summit League First Team. Redshirt senior RJ Glasper was named to the league’s All-Newcomer Team. The […]

Oral Roberts Men’s Basketball News: Max Abmas Summit League Player of the Month

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Oral Roberts’ Max Abmas and North Dakota State’s Akealy Moton captured February Summit League Athlete of the Month honors, league officials announced Wednesday. Abmas earned his second-straight monthly nod by outscoring everyone in Division I basketball, while Moton collected the female honor after setting […]

Chris Holtmann, Ohio State head basketball coach: Talking Buckeyes, Big Ten, NCAA, Oral Roberts and their star player, Max Abmas; OSU plays at 3 today against Golden Eagles

NDIANAPOLIS – Ohio State (21-9) is a No. 2 seed in the 2021 NCAA Tournament and will open against No. 15 Oral Roberts (16-10) Friday in Indianapolis. The game will tip at 3 p.m. and will be played at Mackey Arena in West Lafayette. CBS Sports […]