Sweet 16 celebration: ORU students, fans welcome home team after miracle run

Posted at 10:44 PM, Apr 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-07 00:03:45-04

TULSA, Okla. — The ORU men's basketball team experienced a homecoming fit for heroes tonight.

Students, fans, and alumni came together at the Mabee Center to celebrate ORU’s Sweet 16 run in the NCAA tournament.

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It was the first time in 47 years the school has ever made it that far. In the Sweet 16 game, the Golden Eagles lost to the Arkansas Razorbacks with a final score of 72-70.

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Players, coach Paul Mills, and administrators all made speeches thanking fans for their support.

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