FARGO, N.D. (AP) -Kevin Ford's 18 points and game-high 12 rebounds paced Oral Roberts to a 65-59 victory over North Dakota State on Saturday night.
The Golden Eagles (8-7, 3-1 Summit League) also received 15 points from Dominique Morrison, 12 from Michael Craion and 11 from Ken Holdman.
Eric Carlson led the Bison (5-8, 2-2) with 19 points. He was supported by Josh Vaughan's 17 and Michael Tveidt's 10.
Oral Roberts, which broke a five-game road losing streak, shot only 35.2 percent (19 of 54). But the Bison could not take advantage, shooting 36.1 percent (22 of 61).
Oral Roberts went up 59-52 on Morrison's basket with 1:28 left.
A 7-1 spurt that ended with two free throws by Vaughan with 23 seconds left trimmed it to 60-59, but the Golden Eagles sank five consecutive free throws to win it.
Oral Roberts' biggest lead was 11.
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