Oral Roberts knocks off Central Arkansas 63-50

Oral Roberts knocks off Central Arkansas 63-50

Published Feb. 22, 2014 7:52 p.m. ET

CONWAY, Ark. (AP) Korey Billbury scored 24 points and pulled down 13 rebounds as Oral Roberts knocked off Central Arkansas 63-50 Saturday.

Billbury had seven offensive rebounds as ORU easily outrebounded Central Arkansas 48 to 30.

ORU held a slim 28-25 halftime advantage but opened the second half with a 10-1 run to lead 38-26 at the 14:47 mark. The Bears could get no closer than nine points after that.

ORU now has won four of the last five games. The Golden Eagles lost to Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 74-72 in overtime on Feb. 15.


Shawn Glover scored 18 points and had nine rebounds for ORU (14-13, 8-6 Southland).

LaQuentin Miles had 16 points and DeShone McClure added 11 for UCA (6-19, 3-11).

The Bears hit only 30 percent from the field and made just 11 of 19 free throws.