The Blitz: Nov. 30, 2016

Drew Hagge, WXOU Sports Director

Women’s basketball (4-2)

Vs. Fort Wayne

The Golden Grizzlies split a pair of games on their two-game road trip, beating Fort Wayne by 21 points on Saturday, Nov. 19 and falling to Central Michigan on Tuesday, Nov. 22 by a score of 70-67 in double overtime.

Oakland received huge contributions from both Hannah Little and Taylor Jones. Little recorded her first double-double with 22 points and 14 rebounds, while Jones added 20 points by shooting 7-14 with three rebounds and three assists.

Vs. Central Michigan

Taylor Jones led the way for the Golden Grizzlies with 23 points in an offensive struggle against the Chippewas. Leah Somerfield also notched her first double-double with 13 points and 12 rebounds.

Vs. Chicago State

The Golden Grizzlies home court dominance traveled to Chicago State on Tuesday, Nov. 29 in a big win against the Cougars 80-60.

Sha’Keya Graves led all scorers with 21 points and managed to reach five rebounds and five assists. Taylor Gleason added 19 points and five rebounds of her own to seal Oakland’s fourth win of the season.

Oakland will put their winning streak to the test against the Michigan State Spartans on Friday, Dec. 2 at the Breslin Center in East Lansing.