MACOMB, Ill. (AP) Deondre Burns scored 22 points on his birthday and Oral Roberts used a late run to turn back Western Illinois 87-70 on Thursday night.
Max Abmas added 16 points for the Golden Eagles (10-8, 3-2 Summit League), Emmanuel Nzekwesi 15 points and Kevin Obanor 10 points.
Burns and Abmas had five points apiece when Oral Roberts broke the game open with a 16-2 run. Burns started it with a jumper at the 6:31 mark that put the Golden Eagles up 71-64. Abmas followed with a jumper and then both knocked down 3-pointers.