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Kahlaijah Dean drives to the basket against Purdue-Fort Wayne on Feb. 19.

Women’s basketball snaps three-game losing streak with Senior Day victory

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter February 23, 2022

The Golden Grizzlies women’s basketball team pulled out a close victory against the Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons on Senior Day, squeaking out a 58-54 win amidst a hard fought offensive battle.  The...

Point guard Brianna Breedy is a senior this year, with hopes to become a physical therapist.

Brianna Breedy: Shooting for her dream

Rachel Yim, Science & Technology Reporter February 16, 2022

Killing two birds with one stone when it comes to sports and academics? Easier said than done. Brianna Breedy, however, has done so during her time at Oakland University both as a student and an athlete. Women’s...

Breanne Beatty scored eight points in 32 minutes of action on Sunday.

Women’s basketball bounces back against UIC with double-digit victory

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter February 9, 2022

The Golden Grizzlies, after walking away with a loss to the IUPUI Jaguars days before, bounced back in a big way against the UIC Flames last Sunday.  Their third quarter woes and slumps, a problem...

Breanne Beatty looks to pass the ball against Detroit Mercy on Jan. 20.

Women’s basketball battles back to sweep Metro Series

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter January 26, 2022

After trailing the Detroit Mercy Titans going into the fourth quarter of a very close game, the Golden Grizzlies won a hard fought basketball game 66-62 to get above .500 on the season on Saturday.  Despite...

The Oakland mens basketball team in a huddle during a timeout against Milwaukee on Jan. 9.

Opinion: Here’s how Oakland men’s basketball can win the Horizon League

Reece Taylor, Sports Reporter January 26, 2022

The Oakland University Golden Grizzlies men’s basketball team is currently tied for first in the Horizon League record-wise. At 14-5, including 8-1 in conference play, this Oakland team has proven to...

The Harlem Globetrotters came to the Orena for two performances on Saturday, Jan. 22.

World-renowned Harlem Globetrotters perform at O’rena

Sarah Gudenau, Features Editor January 26, 2022

The Harlem Globetrotters came to Oakland University for two performances on Saturday, Jan. 22 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. as part of the Spread Game Tour. With a nearly full O’rena for both shows, the Globetrotters...

The Oakland mens basketball team suffered their first conference loss of the season on Thursday.

Men’s basketball suffers first conference loss to Milwaukee

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter January 26, 2022

The Golden Grizzlies’ dominant six-game winning streak came to an end on Thursday, as the Milwaukee Panthers handed them a hard-to-swallow loss, 88-78.  The Golden Grizzlies started the game off...

The Golden Grizzlies defeated the Mastodons to improve to 7-0 in league play.

Men’s basketball beats Purdue-Fort Wayne, remains unbeaten in conference play

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter January 19, 2022

With an amazingly dominant second half performance, the Golden Grizzlies fought back from a deficit and won their game against the Purdue-Fort Wayne Mastodons on Saturday.  Despite the fouls called...

The womens basketball team practices at the Orena. Their season opener is Tuesday, Nov. 9 at 7 p.m.

Golden Grizzlies’ women’s basketball team prepares to take next step

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter November 9, 2021

After the promising success of last season, the Golden Grizzlies women’s basketball team is prepared to make another leap toward success this season.  After notching a respectable 12-12 [.500%] record...

New director of basketball operations DJ Mocini.

New director of basketball operations is ready to build consistent winner

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor October 20, 2021

DJ Mocini has lived and worked in Michigan for the majority of his life, so it was only fitting he end up at Oakland University.  “This is kind of like a hidden gem that has a lot of potential for...

The Oakland University womens basketball team dropped a tough one to Robert Morris last Friday.

Women’s Basketball announces 2021-22 schedule

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter September 22, 2021

The Golden Grizzlies will host 11 out of 22 conference games in the O’Rena and will be up against some very stiff competition this season.  The Golden Grizzlies non-conference schedule consists of...

Mens baskteballs non-conference schedule has been released. Photo courtesy of OU Communications.

Men’s basketball releases non-conference schedule

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor September 1, 2021

The Oakland University men’s basketball program has announced its non-conference schedule for the 2021-22 season, featuring four matchups against NCAA tournament teams from last season and a multi-team...

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