OAKLAND, MICHIGAN RUMORS

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...
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February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Travis Bader makes 10 more 3's in Oakland loss

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...
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February 07, 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.
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Hoo's Next: The Oakland Golden Grizzlies

Coming off of a surprising 2010-2011 season the Oakland Golden Grizzlies marched into the 2011 NCAA Tournament as a dark horse to make a run into the sweet sixteen. Picked by many to upset Texas in the first round of the tourney, the Grizzlies were poised to make some noise. Although a solid...
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December 09, 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...
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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...
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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...
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May 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Oakland U. poised to move from the Summit league to the Horizon league

The Oakland Golden Grizzlies reportedly will be moving from the Summit League to the Horizon League. According to a report in the Green Bay Press Gazette, the Horizon League will soon announce that Oakland, currently a member of the Summit League, will switch to the Horizon, joining Detroit Mercy. The move will make sense for them as their teams will no longer have to make...
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April 05, 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.
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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December 01, 2011  |  Discuss

Oakland 89, Utah Valley St. 83

Reggie Hamilton scored 34 points Friday night to lead Oakland, Michigan to an 89-83 victory over Utah Valley. Hamilton was 10 for 21 from the floor and 13 of 16 from the free-throw line for the Golden Grizzlies (3-2). He made one of his nine 3-point tries. Laval Lucas-Perry scored 15 points, Travis Bader had 12 points and Corey Petros grabbed 13 rebounds for Oakland. Lucas-Perry...
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November 25, 2011  |  Discuss
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