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Best moments from Oaklands NCAA Tournament run

Best moments from Oakland’s NCAA Tournament run

Summer Weathers, Sports Reporter April 3, 2024

The men’s basketball team crafted one of the greatest stories, and their journey of getting to the NCAA Tournament is nothing short of amazing. Their victory dominated headlines and received a lot...

Golden Grizzlies fall short in nail-biting overtime to NC State Wolfpack in Round of 32

Golden Grizzlies fall short in nail-biting overtime to NC State Wolfpack in Round of 32

Kurt Szymanski, Sports Reporter March 23, 2024

The Oakland University Golden Grizzlies lost in a heartbreaker to the North Carolina State (NCSU) Wolfpack in the Round of 32 with a final score of 79-73 on Saturday, March 23, at the PPG Paints Arena...

Jack Gohlke recalls life-changing 24 hours

Jack Gohlke recalls life-changing 24 hours

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor March 23, 2024

Ten-for-20. In school, it's not very good — failing, actually. But in the NCAA Tournament, 10-for-20 makes you a legend. Ten-for-20 earns you more than 25,000 followers on Instagram. Ten-for-20...

Not snoozing and not losing: Greg Kampe sleepless after win over Kentucky

Not snoozing and not losing: Greg Kampe sleepless after win over Kentucky

Kurt Szymanski, Sports Reporter March 22, 2024

The day after Oakland University’s 80-76 win over the University of Kentucky (UK) Wildcats on Thursday, Oakland head coach Greg Kampe was made available to the media. Although talking to the media...

Jack Gohlke strikes multiple NIL deals following upset of Kentucky

Jack Gohlke strikes multiple NIL deals following upset of Kentucky

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor March 22, 2024

March Madness is where legends are born. Ali Farokhmanesh, Jimmer Fredette and Doug Edert are just a few of the long list of players that made names for themselves during the NCAA Tournament. Now,...

The next hurdle: A preview of Oakland versus NC State in the Round of 32

The next hurdle: A preview of Oakland versus NC State in the Round of 32

Evan Blanchard, Sports Reporter March 22, 2024

The two paths here couldn’t have been more different. For Oakland, the Golden Grizzlies dominated the Horizon League all season and won their conference tournament to earn a matchup against No. 3...

Were not a Cinderella: The slipper fits, but Oakland refuses to wear it

‘We’re not a Cinderella:’ The slipper fits, but Oakland refuses to wear it

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor March 22, 2024

In his postgame interview with CBS' Evan Washburn, Jack Gohlke, fresh off a captivating 32-point performance and a ginormous upset victory over Kentucky, said Oakland, although it's a 14-seed, is "not...

Greg Kampe: Upset over Kentucky ‘the greatest win that I’ve ever been a part of’

Greg Kampe: Upset over Kentucky ‘the greatest win that I’ve ever been a part of’

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor March 21, 2024

Thursday night’s contest between No. 3 seed Kentucky and 14-seed Oakland was like something out of a movie. From the classic underdog story to the electric performance from an unlikely hero to the...

More 3s, please: Behind Jack Gohlke’s big night against Kentucky

More 3s, please: Behind Jack Gohlke’s big night against Kentucky

Kurt Szymanski, Sports Reporter March 21, 2024

Last year at this time, Jack Gohlke was playing D2 college hoops for the Hillsdale Chargers. On Thursday, March 21, Gohlke had a performance for the Golden Grizzlies that will have OU basketball fans...

Trey Townsend, Blake Lampman ready for biggest challenge yet: Everyone loves a good underdog story

Trey Townsend, Blake Lampman ready for biggest challenge yet: ‘Everyone loves a good underdog story’

Kurt Szymanski, Sports Reporter March 20, 2024

Despite the Oakland University Golden Grizzlies being underdogs to a loaded University of Kentucky (UK) Wildcats team, Trey Townsend and Blake Lampman remain more ready than ever to compete. “Obviously,...

Greg Kampe: A win over Kentucky would change my players lives

Greg Kampe: A win over Kentucky would ‘change my players’ lives’

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor March 20, 2024

March Madness is where legends are made. Of course, players on the nation's best teams have the opportunity to cement their legacies and grow their personal brands by leading their team on a deep tournament...

This is our chance to step into the spotlight: Greg Kampe relishes matchup with Kentucky

‘This is our chance to step into the spotlight:’ Greg Kampe relishes matchup with Kentucky

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor March 20, 2024

On Wednesday afternoon, Greg Kampe, Trey Townsend and Blake Lampman met with the media ahead of Oakland's primetime matchup with third-seeded Kentucky on Thursday night. The Golden Grizzlies joined the...

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