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WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- This week's schedule and results for basketball teams ranked in the USA Today coaches' Top 25:

COL BKB: Wichita State 71, Oral Roberts 58

WICHITA, Kan., Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Cleanthony Early scored 16 points for No. 10 Wichita State Saturday, which surged in the second half to get past Oral Roberts 71-58.

This week in college basketball

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- This week's schedule and results for basketball teams ranked in the USA Today coaches' Top 25:

This week in college basketball

WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- This week's schedule and results for basketball teams ranked in the USA Today coaches' Top 25:

This week in college basketball

WASHINGTON, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- This week's schedule and results for basketball teams ranked in the USA Today coaches' Top 25:

This week in college basketball

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- This week's schedule and results for basketball teams ranked in the USA Today coaches' Top 25:

This week in college basketball

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- This week's schedule and results for teams ranked in the and USA Today coaches' Top 25:

Last week in college basketball

WASHINGTON, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Last week's scores for college basketball USA Today coaches poll Top 25 teams

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WASHINGTON, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- This week's schedule and results

COL BKB: Wisconsin 76, Oral Roberts 67

MADISON, Wis., Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Frank Kaminsky scored 21 points and John Gasser added 15 more Saturday, sparking No. 15 Wisconsin over Oral Roberts 76-67 to remain undefeated.

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WASHINGTON, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- This week's schedule and results

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WASHINGTON, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- This week's schedule and results

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Saint Louis University's Tom Frericks (1) goes up and over Oral Roberts' Mickey Michalec for two of his 14 points in the first half at the Savvis Center in St. Louis on November 27, 2004. Oral Roberts defeated Saint Louis, 55-54. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)
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Granville Oral Roberts (January 24, 1918 – December 15, 2009) was an American Pentecostal televangelist and a Christian charismatic. He founded the Oral Roberts Evangelistic Association and Oral Roberts University.

As one of the most well-known and controversial religious leaders of the 20th century, Roberts' ministries reached millions of followers worldwide over six decades. His healing ministry and bringing American Pentecostalism into the mainstream had the most impact, but he also pioneered TV evangelism and laid the foundations of the prosperity gospel and abundant life teachings.

Roberts was born in Pontotoc County, Oklahoma, the fifth and youngest child of the Reverend Ellis Melvin Roberts and Claudius Priscilla Irwin (d. 1974). According to an interview on Larry King Live, Irwin was of Cherokee descent. Roberts was a card-carrying member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. Roberts began life in poverty and nearly died of tuberculosis at age 17. After finishing high school, Roberts studied for two years each at Oklahoma Baptist University and Phillips University. In 1938 he married a preacher's daughter, Evelyn Lutman Fahnestock.

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