Word made 6 of 10 field goals, including 4 of 7 3-pointers, while Webber was 6-of-8 shooting and made three 3's. Denell Henderson, Aaron Young and Obi Emegano scored 12 apiece for Oral Roberts (4-4). Emegano had five assists and Henderson added eight rebounds and three blocked shots.
Missouri State (5-4) took a 33-32 lead into halftime and a jumper by Loomis Gerring gave the Bears a 37-34 edge with 18:49 to play. Oral Roberts then rattled off 19-consecutive points, including six-straight by Henderson, to blow the game open.