Down two with six tenths of a second remaining and the length of the court to travel, the odds were stacked against the Oakland Golden Grizzlies.
But a crafty concoction by head coach Greg Kampe allowed Oakland to force overtime and knock off Youngstown State in the first round of the Horizon League Tournament Tuesday night.
You'll see Kampe's strategy play out at the 1:57...
Charlie Lee scored a career-high 31 points and Cleveland State made 14 3-pointers to overcome record-setting long-range shooter Travis Bader and Oakland’s 15 3-pointers for a 92-85 win Thursday night.
Lee made 6 of 8 3-point attempts and all 11 of his free throws while Bader hit 10 of 13 3-point tries en route to 35 points. CSU (16-9, 7-3 Horizon) shot 60 percent overall, 60.9...
If you ask 100 college-basketball fans to name the best 3-point shooter in Michigan, you'll probably get a nearly unanimous answer.
There might be a few unusual picks, but a vast majority would immediately choose Nik Stauskas.
Open the question up to the history of college basketball, and you'll get a lot more names. Steve Smith and Shawn Respert from Michigan State. Glen...
Travis Bader scored 31 points, making 9 of 16 from 3-point range, and Oakland won its fifth game in a row by defeating South Dakota State 88-83 on Saturday.
The game was a matchup of the two players with the highest point totals in a game this season. Nate Wolters of South Dakota State, who had 53 points on Thursday night at IPFW, scored 36 against Oakland on Saturday but it wasn...
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February 09, 2013
His Twitter handle is as good as they come: "DarthBader3," a takeoff of "Star Wars" character Darth Vader.
Travis Bader scored a career-best 47 points Thursday night for Oakland University -- the most by any player in a Division I game this season -- while making a school-record 11 3-pointers.
The previous high this season in college basketball was a 42-point...
Travis Bader scored 32 points on 9-of-12 shooting including six 3-pointers and the final score didn't show how much Oakland dominated this game, defeating Rochester 88-77 on Thursday night.
Oakland (3-6) took a 43-25 lead at halftime and started the second half with an 11-4 run capped by Corey Petros' lay-up at the 17:51 mark to give the Golden Grizzlies a 54-29 lead. Oakland...
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December 06, 2012
ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) -- Travis Bader scored 37 points and set a school record with 10 3-pointers to lead Oakland, Mich., to a 92-87 victory over South Dakota State on Thursday night.
Bader went 10 of 14 from long range, and his 3-pointer with 1:36 left gave the Golden Grizzlies the lead for good at 81-79. He also tied the best 3-point output in Division I this season.
ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) -- Travis Bader made eight 3-pointers in scoring 28 points and Oakland, Mich., defeated South Dakota 101-83 Thursday night in the Summit League opener for both teams.
Bader was 8 of 13 from 3-point range and 10 for 16 overall. He made three 3-pointers in the first two minutes and the Golden Grizzlies (5-2) quickly opened up a double-digit lead, which they kept...
Travis Bader made eight 3-pointers in scoring 28 points and Oakland, Mich., defeated South Dakota 101-83 Thursday night in the Summit League opener for both teams.
Bader was 8 of 13 from 3-point range and 10 for 16 overall. He made three 3-pointers in the first two minutes and the Golden Grizzlies (5-2) quickly opened up a double-digit lead, which they kept after the first four...
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December 01, 2011