-- Oral Roberts captured the PSO Mayor's Cup with its win over cross-town rival Tulsa. The Golden Eagles have won two of the last three PSO Mayor's Cup.
-- ORU's Vicky McIntyre nearly missed a triple-double with 15 rebounds, eight points and nine blocks.
Fort Wayne 77, Evansville 59 | Recap
FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (gomastodons.com) Haley Seibert scored 21 second-half to lead the IPFW women's basketball team to victory over Evansville 77-59. The Mastodons improve their record to 2-1 on the season.
Seibert finished the game with 24 points on 9-of-12 shooting, including 4-of-6 from long range. Brett Green and Rachel Rinehart both scored in double figures with 13 and 10 points, respectively. Keanna Gary added nine points and six rebounds while Courtney Ogle finished with eight points and a team-high seven rebounds.
Oral Roberts 73, Tulsa 71 | Recap
TULSA, Okla. -- (oruathletics.com) A thrilling back-and-forth game saw Oral Roberts University rally in the second-half to claim the PSO Mayor's Cup Friday night with a 73-71 win over cross-town rival Tulsa in women's college basketball action.
The Golden Eagles saw an early second half lead slip away as Tulsa led by as many as 11 points in the second-half. However, ORU picked up the defensive pressure andfound open space on the wing to knock down a three-pointer with 2:13 left in the game, giving the Golden Eagles a lead after trailing for over eight minutes.
Bernadette Balla led ORU with 19 points whilenearly missed a triple-double finishing with 15 rebounds, eight points and nine blocks.
Omaha 89, Graceland 54 | Recap
OMAHA, Neb. -- (omavs.com) scored six points during an 18-4 run by the Omaha women's basketball team at the end of the first half in an eventual 89-54 victory over Graceland (Iowa) on Friday night at Sapp Fieldhouse in Omaha.
Omaha improves to 2-1 on the season, while Graceland drops to 2-4.
Omaha had three players in double figures. Freshman guard– making her first career start - had a game high 31 points and hit 7-of-11 from long distance. Davenport just missed setting an Omaha record for three-pointers in a game with seven. The current school record is eight set by Amanda Woodring against College of Saint Mary on Dec. 7, 2011.
Wyoming 82, Denver 41 | Recap
LARAMIE, Wyo. -- (denverpioneers.com) The University of Denver women's basketball team didn't have enough to overcome a hot start by the Wyoming Cowgirls on Friday night in front of 4,081 fans at the Arena Auditorium in Laramie, Wyo., falling 82-41. Wyoming (2-0) jumped out to an early 18-4 lead at the 14:40 mark of the first half. The Cowgirls pressure defense resulted in a tough shooting night for Denver (0-2), who shot 5-for-31 from the field in the first half. Wyoming was up 48-17 at halftime and never looked back.
Sophomore forward Jesse Spittel led the Pioneers with 10 points and eight rebounds, while freshman Kaila Burroughs, in her collegiate debut, chipped in nine points off the bench.
Senior guard Morgan Van Riper-Rose took over sole possession of 22nd place on Denver's all-time scoring list, passing Dianne Mackley when she drained a pull-up jumper at the 18:46 mark of the first half. Van Riper-Rose finished with four points in the game and now has 987 points in her career.