Leading the nation in steals, Duke Mondy has made Oakland his home.
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In his final game at the O'rena, Drew Valentine finished with 15 points and eight rebounds. Fellow senior Jordan Howenstine started for the first time in his Oakland career.
Travis Bader scored 29 points and went 6-12 from beyond the arc. Drew Valentine passed 1,000 career points with his 17-point performance.
Junior guard Duke Mondy hit the game winning free throw for the Golden Grizzlies. Mondy finished with 16 points.
Junior guard Duke Mondy hit the game winning free throw for the Golden Grizzlies (14-13, 9-4 Summit) with only four seconds left in the game. Mondy finished with 16 points off the bench.
Following their best season in program history, the Oakland University baseball team has high expectations this year. Led by a respected coach, a strong group of returners and exciting freshman, Oakland has its sights set on the conference title.
Fans packed the O’rena on Saturday afternoon for a marquee matchup between two of the top scorers in the nation. Both the Oakland University men’s basketball team and conference rival South Dakota State are led by offensive masters, and they did not disappoint as the Golden Grizzlies won their fifth straight game, 88-83.
ESPN announced today that the Oakland University men’s basketball team will host Morehead State on Feb. 23 as part of the Ramada BracketBuster series.
The coach attributes a family atmosphere as one of the biggest reasons for his own achievements and the progress the Oakland program has seen under his tenure. He takes pride in seeing his kids succeed on the court, and especially off it. Nearly 30 players have gone on to play professional basketball after wearing the black and gold, but countless others have gone on to accomplish things outside the sports realm.
Travis Bader hit a school record 11 3-pointers on Thursday night, scoring a career-high 47 points overall. Oakland improved to 6-1 in the O’rena with the 89-71 win over IUPUI.
A late technical foul on head coach Greg Kampe cost Oakland as they suffered their worst home Summit League loss since 2006.
Both the men's and women's basketball teams compete today against South Dakota. The women play in Vermillion at 3pm, and the men take the O'rena court at 6pm.
Watterworth, Oakland's lone senior, will miss the rest of the year due to a back injury that she suffered in the offseason.
Oakland softball player named Preseason Player of Year, Oakland Track and Field open new year, and tennis team earns highest preseason ranking in program history.
The Oakland University women's basketball team suffered their third straight loss, as North Dakota State hit a shot with just three seconds left.
This past week, Russ Cunningham, head coach of the Oakland men’s and women’s golf teams, announced the signing of six highly anticipated recruits.
The Oakland University men’s basketball team started the new year off in a positive way, dispatching Nebraska-Omaha 91-79 at the O’rena on Thursday night. The victory, Oakland’s ninth straight at home, marked the first time this season that the Golden Grizzlies (7-9, 2-1 Summit) put two consecutive wins together.
After putting out their best offensive performance of the season the game before, the Oakland University men’s basketball team followed it up with their worst, falling 65-45 at Alabama on Saturday afternoon.
The Oakland University men’s basketball team dropped the conference opener, falling on the road to Western Illinois, 73-63 on Thursday night. The loss marked the sixth defeat in the last seven away games for the Golden Grizzlies (5-9, 0-1), who had previously won three straight league openers before Thursday.
Oakland only shot 31 percent from the field, and went 18 of 31 (58 percent) from the free throw line. Eastern (6-5) did not fare much better, shooting 40 percent on field goal attempts and only hitting 66 percent of their free throws.