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Oakland's must-see inbound play does in Youngstown State

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...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 05, 2014  |  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

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

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

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...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 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

Milwaukee routs Oakland 86-64

Jordan Aaron hit five 3-pointers and finished with 23 points as UW-Milwaukee beat Oakland 86-64 on Sunday. Oakland's Travis Bader set the NCAA Division I record for the most career 3-pointers, surpassing the previous mark of 457 set by Duke's J.J. Redick. Bader, who entered the game two behind Redick, missed his first 3-point attempt but made his next four. He broke the...
Via AP on Fox
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland's Travis Bader closing in on 3-point record

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...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland's Bader closing in on 3-point record

Oakland University's Travis Bader needs eight 3-pointers to surpass J.J. Redick's career mark of 457, the most by a Division I player. Although he hasn't been at his best lately, Bader is still appreciative of the spotlight that comes with his pursuit of a major national record. The sharp-shooting senior has been in a slump lately. Bader is 12 of 53 from 3-point range...
Via AP on Fox
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

UIC Drops Heartbreaker At Oakland

Photo: UIC Athletics UIC’s string of close losses continued Saturday with a 76-75 defeat at Oakland (8-14, 3-4 Horizon). The Flames (5-16, 0-7) held a 12-point lead in the second half, but the Golden Grizzlies made a furious comeback. Senior guard Duke Mondy completed the rally with a buzzer-beating three-pointer for the victory. (WATCH: Duke Mondy Hits Buzzer Beater To Defeat...
Via The Catch and Shoot
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland comes from behind to trip Valparaiso 75-70

Duke Mondy scored 24 points and Travis Bader added 20 as Oakland clinched a 75-70 come-from-behind victory over Valparaiso on Saturday night. Oakland (6-11, 1-1 Horizon League) trailed for more than 29 minutes until a 19-5 run - including two 3's each by Mondy and Bader - put the Golden Grizzlies ahead with 3:32 to go. An Alec Peters jumper tied the score at 70, but the Crusaders...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

After Brutal Non-Conference Slate, Oakland Enters 1st Horizon League Season

(Photo: Oakland Athletics) Self-mutilation in the form of scheduling has been a key to success for Oakland head coach Greg Kampe in the past. On KenPom, Oakland’s strength of schedule ranks atop the Horizon League and No. 11 nationally, and this is not something unique for this season. The Golden Grizzlies’ non-conference SOS has ranked in the nation’s top five three of the...
Via The Catch and Shoot
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Bader's 34 carries Oakland past Defiance 87-66

Travis Bader scored 34 points to surpass 2,000 for his career as Oakland turned back Division III Defiance 87-66 Friday night. Bader, who leads the nation in 3-pointers at 4.6 per game, was 7 of 10 from behind the arc and hit 7 of 8 free throws. Corey Petros added 21 points for the Golden Grizzlies (5-1) on 8-of-11 shooting and Tommie McCune had 10. Kahlil Felder had 10 assists...
Via AP on Fox
December 27, 2013  |  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 on track in beating Robert Morris 100-94

Corey Petros , Travis Bader and Dante Williams combined for 72 points in leading Oakland to a 100-94 victory over Robert Morris on Sunday. Petros had 26 points, Bader 24, and Williams 22 points. Oakland shot 57 percent as a team. Oakland (4-10) led the Colonials by 17 at intermission on the heels of impressive shooting from the field. Robert Morris (5-8) was unable to make a dent...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Oakland defeats Illinois State 90-75

Tommie McCune scored nine of his 16 points right after halftime as Oakland got hot and broke open a two-point game to beat Illinois State 90-75 on Monday night. The Golden Grizzlies were up just 40-38 at halftime when McCune, Corey Petros and Kahlil Felder sparked a 14-2 run and Oakland (3-9) was never threatened again. Travis Bader led all scorers with 21 points, Petros added 18...
Via AP on Fox
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 5 Michigan State beats Oakland 67-63

Keith Appling scored 18 of his 21 points in the second half and Adreian Payne had 20 points and 10 rebounds as No. 5 Michigan State held off Oakland 67-63 on Saturday. Branden Dawson added 16 points and 13 rebounds for the shorthanded Spartans (8-1), who were rusty early and turnover-prone after a 10-day break. Michigan State played without leading scorer Gary Harris, who is still...
Via AP on Fox
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Michigan State holds off Oakland

One of these years, Oakland is finally going to finish off the upset of Michigan State. Saturday afternoon, they came agonizingly close for the second time in a row. Three years after losing to the Spartans by a single point, the Golden Grizzlies led by eight points early and had the advantage several times in the second half before falling 67-63. "I'm disappointed, because...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Oakland wins 1st of season, 86-51 over Rochester

Travis Bader scored a game-high 24 points and led Oakland to its first win of the season, an 86-51 victory over NAIA school Rochester College on Saturday. Bader shot 8 of 15 from the field and made four 3-pointers, marking 61 straight games making a 3-point shot. He scored 18 of his points in the second half. Duke Mondy scored 16 and Corey Petros, who finished the first half with...
Via AP on Fox
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Western Michigan defeats Oakland 99-88

David Brown scored a career-high 31 points for Western Michigan Tuesday night as they beat in-state foe Oakland 99-88. Five players scored in double-figures for the Broncos (4-2). Connar Tava added 20 points and Shayne Whittington had 17. Travis Bader, who leads the nation with 60 straight games with at least one 3-pointer, led Oakland (0-7) with 25 points including 5 of 8 from...
Via AP on Fox
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

IPFW 74, Oakland 72

Luis Jacobo scored 21 points on 8-of-15 shooting including five 3-pointers and grabbed six rebounds to lead IPFW to a 74-72 victory over Oakland on Saturday. After Oakland's Travis Bader hit a 3-pointer to tie it at 72, Frank Gaines sunk the go-ahead jumper to give the Mastodons the lead with 1:12 to go. The Golden Grizzlies missed their next two shots including a lay-up with...
Via AP on Fox
March 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Oakland 88, S. Dakota St. 83

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...
Via AP on Fox
February 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Oakland 96, Nebraska-Omaha 81

Corey Petros scored a career-high 28 points on 12-of-15 shooting, leading Oakland to a 96-81 victory over Nebraska-Omaha on Saturday. Travis Bader added 24 points and was 13 of 14 from the free-throw line for the Golden Grizzlies (11-13, 6-4 Summit League), and Duke Mondy chipped in 17 points and eight rebounds off the bench. Drew Valentine had 14 points and a career-high 16 rebounds...
Via AP on Fox
February 02, 2013  |  Discuss

IPFW 80, IUPUI 79

Frank Gaines scored 29 points, including two free throws with 3 seconds to play in overtime, and IPFW defeated IUPUI 80-79 Saturday night. The Mastodons (10-13, 3-6 Summit) made 12 of 19 3-pointers, or 63 percent, to help offset IUPUI's 63 percent overall accuracy from the field. Gaines was 6 of 9 from 3-point range. Luis Jacobo had 13 points, including three 3s, for IPFW....
Via AP on Fox
January 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Oakland 67, W. Illinois 60

Travis Bader continued his scoring onslaught with 26 points Saturday, leading Oakland to a 67-60 victory over Western Illinois. Bader, who scored a career-high 47 points and hit a school-record 11 3-pointers in Thursday's win over IUPUI, hit 5 of 12 shots from beyond the arc against Western Illinois. Overall, he was just 5 of 17 from the field but hit 11 of 13 free throws for...
Via AP on Fox
January 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Grizzlies' Bader has huge night

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...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
January 25, 2013  |  Discuss
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