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Oakland clinches Horizon crown in win over Milwaukee

Oakland clinches Horizon crown in win over Milwaukee

| February 27, 2017 | Comments (0)






MILWAUKEE — Sherron Dorsey-Walker sank a career-high eight 3-pointers for a career best 28 points and Oakland clinched the Horizon League regular season championship with an 86-75 win over Milwaukee in the season finale on Sunday. The Golden Grizzlies (24-7, 14-4) ended in a tie with Valparaiso, but earned the conference crown and the No. […]






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COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Rochester College delivers some home cooking on Great Lakes College in Garth Pleasant Arena debut

COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Rochester College delivers some home cooking on Great Lakes College in Garth Pleasant Arena debut

| February 19, 2017 | Comments (0)






BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER HILLS — Fifty-five years in the making, but only a couple of hours for the first home victory. Nationally-ranked Rochester College rolled past visiting Great Lakes Christian College Saturday afternoon in the inaugural men’s basketball game at the Rochester College Garth Pleasant Arena — sending off the […]






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COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Oakland earns season sweep of Valparaiso

COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Oakland earns season sweep of Valparaiso

| February 17, 2017 | Comments (0)






BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER HILLS — Greg Kampe’s 1,000 career game did hold much significance to the veteran coach in the terms of who Oakland University played Friday — rival Valparaiso. The Golden Grizzlies improved to 32-3 in Horizon League games when leading at the half and inched into just a […]






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COLLEGE MEN'S BASKETBALL: Nevada rallies past Oakland in Great Alaska Shootout

COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Nevada rallies past Oakland in Great Alaska Shootout

| November 25, 2016 | Comments (0)






ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Sherron Dorsey-Walker reached career-highs with 23 points and nine assists, while Isaiah Brock recorded a double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds to lead Oakland (4-1) in an 82-78 defeat to Nevada (4-1) on Wednesday at the Great Alaska Shootout in Alaska Airlines Center.   The Golden Grizzlies led by 16 points at the half, but were […]






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COLLEGE WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL: Condon helps Oakland sweep Youngstown State

COLLEGE WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL: Condon helps Oakland sweep Youngstown State

| November 4, 2016 | Comments (0)






ROCHESTER HILLS — Sammy Condon slammed 15 kills for a hitting percentage of .565 to go with three blocks, one assist and one dig in leading Oakland University to a 3-0 sweep over Youngstown State Friday night at the O’rena in Horizon League play. Jessica Dood surpassed 1,000 career kills mark, becoming just the seventh player in Oakland […]






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The New Face of Addiction: F.A.N. Unleashes Attack To Run Drugs Out Of Town

The New Face of Addiction: F.A.N. Unleashes Attack To Run Drugs Out Of Town

| November 3, 2016 | Comments (0)






. . . . BY DAN STICKRADT GREENINGDETROIT.COM dan@greeningdetroit.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans — Courtesy Story from www.greeningdetroit.com FRASER, Mich. — Mark Rudolph remembers the day he received the call. It was a moment that parents — all parents — fear will never come. Rudolph’s son, Ryan, had died of a drug overdose. Heroin was the deadly […]






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MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Wright State upsets Oakland to reach Horizon League finals

MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Wright State upsets Oakland to reach Horizon League finals

| March 8, 2016 | Comments (0)






BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans DETROIT — Wright State made sure the upset trend continued in full force Monday night. Hours after Wisconsin-Green Bay upset top-seeded Valparaiso, 99-92, in overtime, the Raiders followed suit by stymying the nation’s leading offensive team with a 59-55 triumph over second-seeded Oakland University in the Horizon League […]






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MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Green Bay advances to Horizon League title game with OT victory over top-seeded Valparaiso

MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Green Bay advances to Horizon League title game with OT victory over top-seeded Valparaiso

| March 8, 2016 | Comments (0)






BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans DETROIT — Having to play four games in four days can seem like a challenge. Not for Wisconsin-Green Bay. The fourth-seeded Phoenix made sure they will play on a fourth consecutive date, advancing to the Horizon League finals with a 99-92 overtime upset victory Monday night over top-seeded […]






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COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Oakland rebounds to dunk Green Bay

COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Oakland rebounds to dunk Green Bay

| February 13, 2016 | Comments (0)






BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER HILLS — A true test of a team’s character can often be witnessed after a loss. Oakland University bounded back from a gut-wrenching 93-85 home loss to Milwaukee on Thursday to topple Wisconsin-Green Bay, 111-93, Saturday in Horizon League play at the O’rena, keeping the Golden […]






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WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE LOCAL SPORTS BAR?: Pre-game, during-game and post-game ...

WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE LOCAL SPORTS BAR?: Pre-game, during-game and post-game …

| June 16, 2015 | Comments (1)






WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE LOCAL SPORTS BAR? Pre-game, during-game and post-game for coaches, athletes, parents and sports fans from around the area … where do you like to congregate.  






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COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Oakland breezes past UIC

COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Oakland breezes past UIC

| February 25, 2015 | Comments (0)






BY DAVE CAMERON CORRESPONDENT North Oakland Sports ROCHESTER HILLS — Oakland University continues to grow into the Horizon League, after getting to the summit of the Summit League and powering through the Division II days of the 1990s. Oakland routed the University of Illinois-Chicago 81-56 Sunday afternoon at the O’rena before another large crowd of […]






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Tribute to our moms: The real MVPs of our lives

Tribute to our moms: The real MVPs of our lives

| May 11, 2014 | Comments (0)






It was kind of fitting that when Kevin Durant was named the National Basketball Association MVP for 2013-14 this past week, he spent plenty of time on record thanking his mom, Wanda Pratt, for helping, teaching and guiding him to where his is today. The Oklahoma City Thunder star wasn’t glorifying himself and putting his […]






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COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Oakland’s Bader selected for 3-Point Championship

COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Oakland’s Bader selected for 3-Point Championship

| April 1, 2014 | Comments (0)






  ROCHESTER HILLS — Oakland University’s Travis Bader will participate in the State Farm College 3-Point Championship on Thursday, April 3, at SMU’s Moody Coliseum on ESPN at 9 p.m. ET. Bader, a native of Okemos, Mich., broke the all-time NCAA record with 504 3-pointers made. “It’s an honor to be chosen to compete in […]






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COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Oakland’s Felder selected as freshman All-America

COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Oakland’s Felder selected as freshman All-America

| April 1, 2014 | Comments (0)






  BOSTON – Oakland’s Kahlil Felder was selected to the 2014 Kyle Macy Freshman All-America Team, announced by CollegeInsider.com on Tuesday. Felder, a native of Detroit, is a finalist for the Kyle Macy Award, given to the country’s top freshman. Felder started all 33 games for the Golden Grizzlies at point guard, setting a new […]






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COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Oakland rallies past Detroit in overtime for series sweep

COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Oakland rallies past Detroit in overtime for series sweep

| February 16, 2014 | Comments (0)






BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR Dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER HILLS — Friday’s was Valentine’s Day. But there was no love lost inside Oakland’s Athletics Center Orena. Oakland and University of Detroit-Mercy, which renewed their rivalry this season after a dozen years, played in front of a boisterous, Orena record crowd of 4,065. Oakland rallied back […]






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COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Oakland Bader is new NCAA 3-pointers king

COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Oakland Bader is new NCAA 3-pointers king

| February 4, 2014 | Comments (0)






BY ASSOCIATED PRESS MILWAUKEE — Oakland’s Travis Bader set the NCAA Division I record for the most career 3-pointers on Sunday against UW-Milwaukee, 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 […]






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COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Cleveland State rallies past Oakland

COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Cleveland State rallies past Oakland

| January 21, 2014 | Comments (0)






CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland State ended the game with a 13-3 run and scored on its final three possessions in posting a 86-76 victory over visiting Oakland Thursday night. Trey Lewis scored a career-high 29 points to lead the Vikings. Corey Petros had 15 points and 13 rebounds and Tommie McHune scored 23 points for […]






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COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Oakland rallies past Detroit in first meeting in decade

COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Oakland rallies past Detroit in first meeting in decade

| January 13, 2014 | Comments (0)






DETROIT  — A decade in the making. Playing for the first time since 2003, Oakland University had the last laugh in rallying for a 77-69 victory over host Detroit Mercy in a Horizon League showdown. Duke Mondy drilled a 3-pointer to tie the game at 68-68 and Travis Bader made another to give Oakland the […]






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