Here is the Pentecostal televangelist back in February 1987
“. . .I will see you in heaven. But I believe that won’t happen, because I believe our God will do this mighty thing and at the end of March, you and I will know the miracle has happened and the Gospel will go to the nations“
I stole this from historian Aaron Griffith‘s Facebook page. Aaron talks about his book God’s Law and Order: The Politics of Punishment in Evangelical America in Episode 81 of The Way of Improvement Leads Home Podcast. The book does not mention Oral Roberts or college basketball, but it is still worth your time!