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Eagles clash with OBU in NAIA Game of the Week

The Eagles have a new spot in the top 10. Now they have to defend it.

The No. 10 Golden Eagles will play No. 5 Oklahoma Baptist tonight in Shawnee, Okla. in this week’s NAIA game of the week. John Brown’s men’s team, fresh off their thrilling 81-80 victory over Rogers State last Saturday, shot up 15 spots in Tuesday’s coaches poll from No. 25 to No. 10.

Their 8 p.m. road game against Oklahoma Baptist was voted this week’s NAIA Game of the Week by fans on Facebook.

At 4-0, JBU is already off to its best start in conference play in a decade. The Golden Eagles are going for their fourth straight win over a ranked opponent tonight. JBU is providing a live streaming radio broadcast online at http://www.jbu.edu/athletics/jbulive and the game can be watched online at http://client.stretchinternet.com/client/okbu.portal#