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COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Cleveland State stuns Oakland to reach Horizon League finals

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Cleveland State stuns Oakland to reach Horizon League finals

| March 5, 2018 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt DETROIT — Oakland’s March curse reared its ugly head once again. Despite prevailing in the quarterfinals Sunday night for its first conference tournament win since 2014, fourth-seeded Oakland put together its poorest shooting effort in years, and eighth-seeded Cleveland State too advantage and pulled […]

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COLLEGE  BASKETBALL: Oakland exorcizes conference demons with Horizon League quarterfinals win over IUPUI

COLLEGE  BASKETBALL: Oakland exorcizes conference demons with Horizon League quarterfinals win over IUPUI

| March 4, 2018 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt DETROIT — Perhaps a large black veil has been lifted from the faces of Oakland University men’s basketball players. For five straight years, including the last three in the Horizon League Tournament and two years prior in the Summit League, the Golden Grizzlies […]

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COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Oakland pulls away from Detroit-Mercy for Metro Series sweep

COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Oakland pulls away from Detroit-Mercy for Metro Series sweep

| February 10, 2018 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt ROCHESTER HILLS — With the regular season conference championship out of reach, Oakland University still showed no mercy on one of its arch-rivals. The oft-inconsistent Golden Grizzlies put the finishing touches on the series sweep of the University of Detroit-Mercy Friday night, downing the […]

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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: 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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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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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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COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Former Clarkston standout Nick Tatu signs with Rochester College

COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Former Clarkston standout Nick Tatu signs with Rochester College

| June 11, 2014 | Comments (0)

  ROCHESTER HILLS — Rochester College head men’s basketball coach Klint Pleasant is pleased to announce the signing of Nick Tatu. Tatu ranks ninth in the Clarkston record books for points in a career with 953 (11.9 ppg) and third in three-point field goals made in a career with 182. Tatu joins the Warriors after […]

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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: 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: Rochester College pounds Maine-Fort Kent

COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Rochester College pounds Maine-Fort Kent

| January 21, 2014 | Comments (0)

FORT KENT, Maine — Rochester College wasted no time Monday against University of Maine-Fort Kent, building a 20-point halftime lead and coasting to a 77-57 non-conference men’s basketball win. The Warriors (12-4) led 37-17 at the half before trading off 40 points with MFK in the second half. Stavros Schizas poured in a game-high 24 […]

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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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Dead-eye ringer: Oakland’s Bader is one of NCAA’s best from downtown

Dead-eye ringer: Oakland’s Bader is one of NCAA’s best from downtown

| January 6, 2014 | Comments (0)

  NOTE: Have photos or video of this event you would like to share with digital daily www.northoaklandsports.com?Email pertinent information to results@northoaklandsports.com or to Senior Editor Dan Stickradt at Dan.Stickradt@northoaklandsports.com FOR MORE BASKETBALL COVERAGE:  http://northoaklandsports.com/?s=Basketball&x=13&y=12   BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   ROCHESTER HILLS — Travis Bader has developed quite a reputation […]

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COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Late threes help Oakland rally past Valparaiso

COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Late threes help Oakland rally past Valparaiso

| January 5, 2014 | Comments (0)

  BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR Dan.Stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   ROCHESTER HILLS — Leave it to Travis Bader. The senior guard, one of the nation’s all-time great three-point shooters, twined a pair of late triples in helping Oakland University rally back from down 15 points in the second half and topple visiting Valparaiso, 75-70, in […]

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COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: North Carolina shell-shocks Oakland

COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: North Carolina shell-shocks Oakland

| November 10, 2013 | Comments (1)

  CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (A.P.) — J.P. Tokoto knew he’d have a bigger role while No. 12 North Carolina waits to learn when — or if — leading scorer P.J. Hairston or senior guard Leslie McDonald can play this season. Tokoto looked ready in his first career start Friday night. He scored a career-high 13 […]

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