Open Game Thread: K-State vs. Oral Roberts

We have no ORU photos any more recent than March 2012. Poo. - Greg Smith-US PRESSWIRE

Hopefully tonight's game will be less... losery. Cats vs Golden Eagles. Join BotC for the fun. Or not fun.

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Who: K-State (0-1) vs. Oral Roberts (1-0)

When: November 13, 2013 | 7:00 p.m.

Where: Manhattan, Kan. | Bramlage Coliseum

Media: 1350 KMAN | FSN KC

Remember when I said this?

Did you know?: The Bears, when they were still in D-II, were conference-mates with the Dakota schools. Including North Dakota State. Uh-oh.

And then the Cats lost. I bet you probably hope I never mention anything like that ever again.

The Golden Eagles won their season opener by claiming the battle of Tulsa in a 74-68 win against, uh, Tulsa. The all-time series between K-State and Oral Roberts is knotted at two games a piece. ORU comes off a 20-15 campaign in which they suffered a one-point loss to the Oklahoma Sooners before finishing third in the Southland Conference. The Golden Eagles were then knocked out of the conference tournament in the first round; an invitation to the CollegeInsider.com Tournament followed, where they reached the quarterfinals before bowing out to eventual runner-up Weber State. All five ORU starters were around last year, so there's experience on the floor, and especially after Friday's debacle it would be a serious mistake to assume this is going to be a W for the good guys.

On the bright side, ORU was never in a conference with La Salle or anything.

Let's get it going, Cats.

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