TULSA, Okla. -- Kevin Obanor had 24 points on 10-of-11 shooting and grabbed eight rebounds as Oral Roberts easily beat Western Illinois 113-70 on Thursday night.
R.J. Fuqua had 18 points for Oral Roberts (15-13, 8-7 Summit League), which earned its fourth consecutive home victory. Francis Lacis added 16 points. Deondre Burns had 15 points, 10 assists and six rebounds.
Oral Roberts registered season highs with 17 3-pointers and 26 assists and scored at least 100 points for the first time this season.
Oral Roberts scored 63 points in the first half, a season high for the team.
The Golden Eagles improve to 2-0 against the Leathernecks for the season. Oral Roberts defeated Western Illinois 87-70 on Jan. 16. Oral Roberts finishes out the regular season against Purdue Fort Wayne at home on Saturday. Western Illinois finishes out the regular season against Denver on the road on Saturday.
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