Martin leads Oral Roberts to 80-71 win over IUPUI
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Kris Martin made all four from long range, hitting six of seven from the floor for 18 points to lead Oral Roberts to an 80-71 win over IUPUI on Thursday night.
Oral Roberts (10-9, 2-3 Summit League) nailed 10 of 12 three-point shots before missing the final three shots from beyond the arc as the Golden Eagles took a 44-41 lead at the 17:02 mark of the second half and never trailed again.
IUPUI (7-13, 3-2) had a 35-32 lead at the break. Martin and Aaron Young combined for 14 points to start the second period to give ORU a 50-41 lead with 15:50 left.
DaQuan Jeffries had 17 points and Obi Emegano added 16 for ORU, which started the season 8-2, but dropped seven straight before winning its last two games.
Jordan Pickett led IUPUI (7-13, 3-2)) with 15 points. Darell Combs and Marcellus Barksdale added 13 apiece.