Griesel's basket carries N. Dakota St. past Oral Roberts
TULSA, Okla. (AP) Sam Griesel scored 18 points and his contested, running jump shot to the right of the basket with two seconds left sent North Dakota State past Oral Roberts 72-71 on Saturday night.
Max Abmas missed a 3-pointer after an Oral Roberts (12-7, 4-3 Summit League) timeout to end it.
Griesel filled the stat sheet on 7-for-11 shooting, grabbed six rebounds, distributed three assists and had two steals. Tyree Eady scored 18 points on 6-for-10 shooting including 3 for 3 from beyond the arc. Rocky Kreuser scored 15 for North Dakota State (12-7, 4-3 Summit League).
Abmas scored 18 for the Golden Eagles (13-7, 7-2) on 7-for-24 shooting while missing 11 of 13 3s. Reserve Issac McBride scored 15 and Kareem Thompson 11.
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Updated January 22, 2022