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Eastern Michigan pulls away from Oakland, 89-77

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) Raven Lee and Karrington Ward combined to score 46 points as Eastern Michigan pulled away from Oakland, 89-77 on Monday night. Ralph Hill knocked down a 3 with 2:40 left to pull Oakland within five, 79-74, but the Eagles (2-0) closed with a 10-3 run. Lee was 7 of 13 from the field, 3 of 6 from long range, and was a perfect 7 for 7 from the line to lead Eastern...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Pulls Away from UIC Behind Bader’s 28 Points

Photo: UIC Athletics Oakland needed a buzzer-beater to survive UIC in January, but this time around the Golden Grizzlies shot the lights out and had little trouble with the Flames in a 86-71 victory. Oakland (11-18, 6-8 Horizon) shot 9-of-15 from three-point range in the first half to build a 45-24 lead at the break. Senior guard Travis Bader got the ball rolling with a left-wing...
Via The Catch and Shoot
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleveland St. tops Oakland 92-85; 29 3s made

ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) -- 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...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Duke Mondy Hits Buzzer-Beater To Defeat UIC

Oakland guard Duke Mondy drained a buzzer-beater to complete the Golden Grizzlies’ comeback against UIC on Saturday. Full recap coming later.
Via The Catch and Shoot
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland routs Defiance 87-66

The Oakland Golden Grizzlies defeated Defiance in a rout 87-66 Friday night from the O’rena. Travis Bader led the way for OU with 34 points and 5 rebounds in the win. Corey Petros and Tommie McCune also found themselves in double figures with 21 and 10 points respectively. As a team the Grizzlies shot 55.6 percent from the field while going 18 for 25 from the line.
Via The Majors Detroit
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Oakland U. players held on felony charges in Los Angeles

Two Oakland University basketball players are in custody in Los Angeles after being arrested Thursday morning on felony charges. According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department website, Duke Mondy and Dante Williams are being held by the Culver City Police Department on 100,000 bail. The exact charge is not specified. The Golden Grizzlies had been in Los Angeles to...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Beckie Francis retires from Oakland University

Oakland University will be looking for a new women's basketball coach. Hours after OU President Gary Russi announced his retirement, his wife, Golden Grizzlies coach Beckie Francis, acknowledged that she will also be leaving the school effective August 1. "Looking forward to next phase of life," she tweeted. "Gary & I have talked about retiring for a while...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
June 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Oakland U. joining Horizon League

It took 10 years, but the Oakland-Detroit basketball rivalry is back. Oakland's Board of Trustees unanimously accepted an invitation Tuesday for the Golden Grizzlies to join the Horizon League effective July 1. All 18 of Oakland's athletic teams will begin competition in the new league in the 2013-14 academic year. Oakland is leaving the Summit League, which it joined in...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
May 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Golden Grizzlies 'Shake' it up

The Oakland University Golden Grizzlies have shaken up the Summit League standings in recent weeks, going 9-2 since Jan. 17. Now watch the above video to see their version of the Harlem Shake.
Via Fox Sports Detroit
February 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Bader nets 32, Oakland gets past Rochester 88-77

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...
Via AP on Fox
December 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Oakland, Mich., shakes off NAIA Rochester 77-62

Laval Lucas-Perry scored a career-high 23 points and Drew Valentine had a double-double as Oakland, Mich., shook off Rochester College midway through the second half for a 77-62 victory Tuesday night. Valentine had 20 points and 15 rebounds for the Golden Grizzlies (7-4), who snapped a two-game losing streak. Reggie Hamilton scored 14 and Corey Petros 13. Dramel Hogan's 25...
Via AP on Fox
December 13, 2011  |  Discuss

Oakland 77, Rochester (Mich.) 62

Laval Lucas-Perry scored a career-high 23 points and Drew Valentine had a double-double as Oakland, Mich., shook off Rochester College midway through the second half for a 77-62 victory Tuesday night. Valentine had 20 points and 15 rebounds for the Golden Grizzlies (7-4), who snapped a two-game losing streak. Reggie Hamilton scored 14 and Corey Petros 13. Dramel Hogan's 25...
Via AP on Fox
December 13, 2011  |  Discuss

Bader's 28 lead Oakland past South Dakota

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...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
December 01, 2011  |  Discuss

Oakland, Mich. routs South Dakota 101-83

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...
Via AP on Fox
December 01, 2011  |  Discuss
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