Updated at 9:50 p.m.
It’s been a great season for the Golden Eagles, but ORU is now likely looking at an NIT bid. Western Illinois upset Oral Roberts in the semifinal of the Summit League tournament, and the Golden Eagles are now sitting at 27-6 and hoping.
No. 4 Western Illinois 54, No. 1 Oral Roberts 53
Southwestern’s women took home the championship trophy from the first Great American Conference tournament on Sunday. The SWOSU men were also in the final game, but couldn’t match their seventh seeded counterparts from the SAC (Oklahoma Christian) to capture the title.
Oral Roberts plays in the Summit League semifinals tonight.
Great American Conference
No. 2 Southwestern 69, No. 4 Harding 58
No. 1 Arkansas Tech 69, No. 7 Southwestern 58
N0. 1 Oral Roberts vs. No. 4 Western Illinois
Photo: Courtesy SWOSU Sports Information Department.