Oral Roberts to withdraw from Southland Conference
Statement from Southland Conference Commissioner Tom Burnett:
"The Southland Conference has been informed by officials from Oral Roberts University that the institution will withdraw its membership from the conference at the conclusion of the 2013-14 academic year. We appreciate the past and ongoing contributions of ORU athletics to the Southland since 2012, and we are very pleased to have provided the entire athletic program and its student-athletes with the opportunity to be competitively successful. The Southland Conference wishes everyone in the ORU community the best of luck in the future."