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Womens basketball knocks off Purdue Fort Wayne, 66-64

Women’s basketball knocks off Purdue Fort Wayne, 66-64

Summer Weathers, Sports Reporter December 7, 2022

This past Sunday, the Golden Grizzlies headed to Indiana, closing out a 66-64 game win over the Mastodons of Purdue Fort Wayne.  Purdue Fort Wayne would come out at a 10-0 lead within the first three...

The womens basketball team in a huddle against IU

Oakland offense stymied in blowout loss to MSU

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor November 23, 2022

The Oakland women’s basketball team struggled in an 85-39 blowout loss at the hands of the Michigan State Spartans (MSU) at the Breslin Center on Tuesday, Nov. 15.  Oakland hung around for a quarter,...

The Oakland womens basketball team had a victorious season opener against Akron on Nov. 7, 2022.

Oakland women’s basketball starts season on high note

Summer Weathers, Sports Reporter November 16, 2022

The Grizzlies took down the Akron Zips by a score of 74-67 on Monday, Nov. 7 in the O'rena. Kennedie Montue had a great accomplishment on opening night, getting her career high of 21 points under her...

Jeff Tungate has returned to lead the Oakland womens basketball team once again.

Women’s basketball ready to prove doubters wrong

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor November 9, 2022

It’s definitely been an interesting 12 months for the Oakland University women’s basketball team. Just one year ago, head coach Jeff Tungate and the Golden Grizzlies were picked to finish fifth...

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

Breanne Beatty: Striving for Greatness

Summer Weathers, Sports Reporter September 14, 2022

An overachiever is an understatement for Breanne Beatty. She’s got game, and how well she manages her student-athlete lifestyle is top-tier.  Women’s basketball guard, Breanne Beatty, is a senior...

Jeff Tungate has returned to lead the Oakland womens basketball team once again.

Oakland women’s basketball looks ahead to the offseason

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor March 23, 2022

The Oakland women’s basketball team’s season came to a close on March 7  when the Golden Grizzlies fell to the IUPUI Jaguars in the Horizon League Tournament semifinals. The loss ended the Grizzlies’...

Alona Blackwell guards an opposing player against Wright State on Jan. 13.

Meet valuable women’s basketball player Alona Blackwell

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor January 19, 2022

Alona Blackwell may not stuff the stat sheets, or make the highlight-reel plays, but every good basketball team needs a player like her. Whatever role the team asks her to play, whether it be off the bench...

KeSha Blanton on the sidelines coaching against the Youngstown Penguins.

Shorthanded women’s basketball wins in dramatic fashion

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor January 10, 2022

The Oakland women’s basketball team improved to 4-2 in Horizon league play this week, as it claimed a hard-fought 63-60 victory over the Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons on Thursday evening.  The Grizzlies,...

Kayla Luchenbach drives to the basket against UIC on Dec. 2.

Women’s basketball extinguishes Flames of UIC in Horizon League matchup

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor December 8, 2021

The women’s basketball team hosted the University of Illinois-Chicago on Thursday, Dec. 2 in an early season Horizon League matchup. Oakland established an early lead and never let it go, holding off...

Brianna Breedy drives to the basket against Robert Morris on Nov. 20.

Women’s basketball snags first conference win against Robert Morris

Brittany Kearfott, Sports Reporter November 24, 2021

Women's basketball faced off against Robert Morris University on Saturday, Nov. 20 at the O'Rena, defeating them 65-60.  Robert Morris got the jump off start, but that didn't stop Oakland. Oakland...

Sug Williams plays staunch on defense against Niagara on Friday, Nov. 12.

Women’s basketball defeats Niagara for first win of season

Brittany Kearfott, Sports Reporter November 17, 2021

Going into Friday’s game, Oakland’s record was 0-1 while Niagara University had a record of 1-0. However, neither team had faced a conference team.  Head Coach Jeff Tungate stated: “for us to...

Kahlaijah Dean dribbles the ball against Toledo on Tuesday, Nov. 9.

Women’s basketball drops season opener to Toledo

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor November 17, 2021

The Oakland University women’s basketball team fell to the Toledo Rockets 84-72 in their season opener Tuesday night at the O’Rena. The first quarter mostly consisted of a three-point contest. Guard...

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