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Men’s basketball surges past Redbirds

Matthew Saulino

December 17, 2013

Senior Travis Bader and the Oakland Golden Grizzlies (3-9) defeated the Illinois State Redbirds (5-5) 90-75 Monday night.Bader had 11 rebounds to go with his 21 points, giving him his first career double-double. Fellow senior C...

OU goes the distance with No. 5 Spartans

By Matthew Saulino

December 14, 2013

Oakland University men’s basketball (2-9) forced No. 5 ranked Michigan State (8-1) to earn their 67-63 win at the Palace of Auburn Hills on Saturday afternoon.It was designated a home game for the Golden Grizzlies, but Spartan...

Oakland men’s basketball gets trounced by Indiana

Matthew Saulino

December 12, 2013

Oakland University (2-8) was defeated by the Indiana Hoosiers (8-2) 81-54 Tuesday night at Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Ind.Indiana guard Evan Gordan shot 10-of-12 from the field, including four 3-pointers, to lead the game w...

Second half surge lifts OU men’s basketball to victory

By Matthew Saulino

December 8, 2013

The Oakland Golden Grizzlies (2-7) defeated the Ohio Bobcats (6-2) 73-56 in Saturday night’s contest at the O’rena for their second consecutive win.All of the Grizzly players chipped in during the game where they featured...

Slow start proves costly for OU men’s basketball

David Cesefske

November 25, 2013

The Oakland University men’s basketball team (0-6) fell Sunday, Nov. 24 in a 68-62 loss to St. Francis Brooklyn (3-3). The two teams were playing in the consolation matchup of the mainland bracket of the EA SPORTS Maui Invitati...

Women’s basketball falls at home to Miami

Matthew Saulino

November 20, 2013

The Oakland University women's basketball team (0-4) was defeated by the University of Miami Hurricanes (2-2) 86-68 at the O’rena Tuesday, Nov. 19.It was the first time ever that the Hurricanes had traveled to OU.“To start t...

Grizzlies fall to UCF 54-57

David Cesefske

November 15, 2013

The women’s basketball team (0-2) fell to the University of Central Florida Knights Nov. 12, 54-57. The Grizzlies were led by Olivia Nash, who had her second double-double on the young season, collecting 13 points to go with 12 ...

OU men’s basketball falls again

Matthew Saulino

November 14, 2013

Oakland University men’s basketball (0-2) dropped their second straight contest Tuesday, Nov. 12 to the UCLA Bruins (2-0) 91-60 in Los Angeles at the Pauley Pavilion. The Grizzlies’ game wasn’t as close as they hoped it...

Men’s basketball opens with loss to UNC

By Matthew Saulino

November 12, 2013

The Oakland University men’s basketball team (0-1) lost their season opener to No. 12 North Carolina Tar Heels (1-0) 84-61 in Chapel Hill, N.C Friday night Nov. 8.It was the Tar Heels who got off to a hot start, outscoring Oakla...

Women’s basketball wins 60-46 as regular season opener looms

David Cesefske

October 28, 2013

With the season opener set to kick off on Nov. 9 at Indiana, the Oakland University women’s basketball team came away with a 60-46 win against Windsor on Sunday. Led by three players in double figures Kim Bee (14 points), Ol...

ACLU to OU: Lift gag order on student-athletes

Victoria Craw

October 15, 2013

Oakland University has yet to respond to a letter from the Michigan chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) that indicates OU’s policy of preventing current players from speaking to the media about Beckie Francis m...

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