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Six Golden Grizzlies enter transfer portal

Six Golden Grizzlies enter transfer portal

Kurt Szymanski, Sports Reporter April 10, 2024

Following the Oakland University men’s basketball team's conclusion to one of its most successful seasons in program history, many players have chosen to enter the transfer portal. At the time of...

Former OU basketball player Darrel Cole speaks about the culture of OU Athletics

Former OU basketball player Darrel Cole speaks about the culture of OU Athletics

Dayshawn Fields, Features Reporter April 3, 2024

Family and culture are the two defining characteristics of the Oakland University men’s basketball program. As the team leaves a historic season behind, these traits will continue to uplift the program...

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...

What music has defined this year’s March Madness storylines?

What music has defined this year’s March Madness storylines?

Chelsea Bossert, Arts Reporter March 27, 2024

They call it “madness” for a reason. Day one and two, brackets were busted left and right — no one was safe.  The NCAA Men’s Basketball March Madness Tournament has begun and is as stunning...

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...

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...

Oakland men’s basketball team secures Horizon League regular-season championship

Oakland men’s basketball team secures Horizon League regular-season championship

Summer Weathers, Sports Reporter March 13, 2024

The men’s basketball team soared to victory on a memorable senior night against the Detroit Mercy Titans, 75-70. In a game that featured a rollercoaster of momentum swings that left fans at the OU...

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