Owens, Anderson power Oral Roberts past South Dakota, 90-80
TULSA, Okla. (AP) Albert Owens and Aaron Anderson combined to score 41 points and Oral Roberts turned away visiting South Dakota 90-80 in a Summit League battle Wednesday night.
Oral Roberts trailed by three points at intermission, but Anderson tied the game on a layup with 13:25 left, then gave the Golden Eagles the lead with his three-point play with 13:07 left, 61-58, as part of a 16-0 run. Anderson also added a 3-pointer to help fuel the run.
Owens scored 21 points and Anderson added 20 and grabbed 10 rebounds for Oral Roberts (6-14, 2-4), which shot 48.3 percent from the field (29 of 60), including 8 of 17 (47.1 percent) from 3-point range.
Matt Mooney scored 24 points for South Dakota (13-9, 4-3), with Trey Dickerson adding 17 and Trey Burch-Manning contributing another 15.
The Coyotes shot 29 of 60 from the field, but were 5 of 19 from long range.