MACOMB, Ill. -- Dominique Morrison scored 35 points to guide Oral Roberts past Western Illinois 71-58 in a Summit League opener Thursday night.
Oral Roberts got back preseason first-team All-Summit selection Michael Craion from a foot injury. He made his season debut and scored three points in nine minutes.
The Golden Eagles shot well, hitting 54.7 percent (29 of 53), and made 7 of their 3-point attempts. Western Illinois shot just 42.0 percent (21 of 50).
The Leathernecks did not lead after 9-7 and trailed 28-24 at the break.
Oral Roberts will not play at home until Dec. 28.