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Scott Sutton out as ORU men’s basketball head coach

Scott Sutton out as ORU men’s basketball head coach

Longtime ORU Men's Basketball Head Coach Scott Sutton has been removed from his position after serving for 18 seasons, the university announced Monday afternoon. It was a disappointing season for ORU men's basketball as the team finished the season 8 ...

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Disappointing season ends for ORU Men’s Basketball

Disappointing season ends for ORU Men’s Basketball

It’s March 3, and the season is over for the ORU men’s basketball team. The book on this season closed following a crushing 82-80 defeat to regular season conference champion North Dakota State on Feb. 23. The loss gave the Golden Eagles a final 8-22 ...

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AAU changing the landscape of modern basketball

AAU changing the landscape of modern basketball

The American Amateurs Union (AAU) has provided young athletes an opportunity to participate in a number of various sports since its inception, but it’s been basketball that has become the signature of the organization. Over the last 15-plus years, AA ...

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Effort lacking as Golden Eagles fall to IPFW 87-83

Effort lacking as Golden Eagles fall to IPFW 87-83

“No.” is the only word senior guard Aaron Anderson had to offer about whether the effort is there for his team right now as the team fell against IPFW 87-83 Saturday afternoon.  Effort was not the only disappointment the Golden Eagles had against IPF ...

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Anderson, Owens and bench carry the Golden Eagles, ORU defeats South Dakota 90-80

Anderson, Owens and bench carry the Golden Eagles, ORU defeats South Dakota 90-80

“Finding consistency” was the phrase senior center Albert Owens used to describe Wednesday night’s 90-80 victory over South Dakota. The Golden Eagles found a way to contain the Coyotes, who came in to the came second in the conference going into Wedn ...

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ORU Athletics inducts Dechert, Kamangila, McCants and Saladino into 2017 Hall of Fame class

ORU Athletics inducts Dechert, Kamangila, McCants and Saladino into 2017 Hall of Fame class

ORU Athletics inducted four new members into the ORU Athletics Hall of Fame Saturday night during halftime of ORU’s game against IUPUI. The four new inductees included former Golden Eagles Charleton Dechert (men's golf), Faithy Kamangila (women's tra ...

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Golden Eagles knock off South Dakota State for first conference win

Golden Eagles knock off South Dakota State for first conference win

The wait is finally over. Well, at least in terms of conference victories as the ORU Men’s basketball team finally got "off the schneid" as the Golden Eagles defeated South Dakota State 94-88. The win marked the team’s notching its first conference v ...

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Golden Eagles close non-conference slate with 87-72 win over Richmond

Golden Eagles close non-conference slate with 87-72 win over Richmond

It was Christmas at the Mabee Center on Friday afternoon as the ORU men’s basketball team rounded off its non-conference schedule against the Richmond Spiders. Santa took photos with the fans, Albert Owens had a couple of dunks, Darian Harris dropped ...

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Golden Eagles down Little Rock 63-48 in “quality win”

Golden Eagles down Little Rock 63-48 in “quality win”

Strong defense, a phrase not typically used to describe ORU men’s basketball, was exactly how it secured its first win against a Div. I opponent this season bringing its record to 3-10. “It feels really good. It’s a load off our shoulders,” said juni ...

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Men’s basketball cruises back to win column with 95-63 JBU defeat

Men’s basketball cruises back to win column with 95-63 JBU defeat

Fifteen three-pointers, a more cohesive defensive presence and possibly Head Coach Scott Sutton’s “lucky” plaid suit coat helped the ORU men’s basketball team snap its seven game losing streak with a 95-63 defeat of John Brown University on Saturday ...

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