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John Henderson, former men’s basketball player, has died

Sam Schlenner

March 25, 2016

John Henderson, who played for Oakland men's basketball from 1985-89, died on March 9. He was 49."The Oakland Basketball family is saddened by the passing of one of our own," head coach Greg Kampe said. "As great of a player as...

Former Oakland basketball player Bellin injured in Brussels bombings

Sam Schlenner

March 22, 2016

Among the injured of Tuesday's Brussels bombings was former Oakland men's basketball player Sebastian "Seb" Bellin.CNN published quotes from Bellin's wife Sara saying that Sebastian's lower body was severely damaged."He was rushed to a local hospital," an Oakland news release said.The attacks "killed at lea...

Oakland in the Vegas 16: Necessary?

Sam Schlenner

March 20, 2016

Eleven days after losing to Wright State in a Horizon League Championship semifinal as taut as steel rope, some Oakland men’s basketball players gathered behind the arc after practice and played sevens. Basically, you shoot th...

Oakland men’s basketball to play in Vegas 16 postseason tournament

Kristen Davis

March 14, 2016

The Oakland University men's basketball team (21-11) will play in the first-ever Vegas 16 postseason tournament, as announced on Monday afternoon. The tournament will take place March 28-30, with Oakland playing its first ga...

Remembering the Golden Grizzlies’ rise: After tournament defeat, don’t forget how Team 49 got there

Sam Schlenner

March 8, 2016

In the postgame press conference the night of Jan. 19, Oakland head coach Greg Kampe kept his usual contrasting calm. Whatever heat he makes during the game — sometimes so much you wonder what virulent evil he is fighting in the...

Monday night lights: Oakland men’s basketball stares down semifinals of Horizon League Championship

Sam Schlenner

March 7, 2016

After one hour of practice on a basketball court plopped in the middle of none other than Joe Louis Arena, the Golden Grizzlies will play for their lives Monday evening at 9:30 p.m.It will be their first game in nine days.Losse...

Max Hooper’s father passes away

Sam Schlenner

March 6, 2016

Chip Hooper, father of Oakland 3-point gunslinger senior Max Hooper, died from cancer on Saturday, March 5.Chip Hooper was as loving and down to earth father of any player I've ever had. He will be missed, I lost a friend, and Oakland lo...

Oakland offers free bus transportation to Horizon League men’s basketball championship

Nowshin Chowdhury

March 3, 2016

Starting Friday, March 4 at 9:00 a.m., Oakland University students, faculty, staff and alumni can sign up for bus transportation to the Horizon League men’s basketball championship semifinal round at the CSA Service Window....

Joe Louis Arena transforms for #MotorCityMadness

Scott Davis (Story), Kristen Davis (Video)

March 3, 2016

The Horizon League unveiled the Motor City Madness court at the Joe Louis Arena Thursday morning ahead of this weekend’s league tournament.Immediately following the conclusion of the Red Wings game against the Chicago Blackhawks...

Three Golden Grizzlies collect men’s basketball postseason honors, Felder named POY

Kristen Davis

March 1, 2016

The Horizon League’s office announced men’s basketball postseason awards on Tuesday and three Oakland players were recognized.Junior guard Kay Felder was named Horizon League Player of the Year following a historical nonconferenc...

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