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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’...

Kahlaijah Dean put the team on her back with 24 points on Monday afternoon against IUPUI in the Horizon League Tournament semifinals.

Women’s basketball’s memorable season ends in Horizon League semifinals

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor March 9, 2022

The Oakland women’s basketball team fell to the IUPUI Jaguars, 86-63, in the Horizon League Tournament semifinals on Monday afternoon at the Indiana Farmers Coliseum. Oakland looked to play spoiler...

The Oakland womens basketball team is headed to the Horizon League semifinals for the first time in program history.

Women’s basketball upsets second-seeded Penguins, punches ticket to Indianapolis

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor March 4, 2022

The Oakland women’s basketball team defeated the Youngstown State Penguins in the Horizon League quarterfinals on Thursday night, 63-52 at the Beeghly Center. The seventh-seeded Grizzlies knocked...

Kendall Folley dribbles the ball up the court against Cleveland State on Feb. 17.

Women’s basketball loses third straight game

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor February 23, 2022

The Oakland women’s basketball team dropped its third straight game on Thursday, Feb. 17 in an 85-65 loss to Cleveland State at the O’rena. This was just the first matchup between the two opponents...

Kendall Folley dribbles the ball up the court against Green Bay on Feb. 10.

Women’s basketball drops 61-57 to Green Bay, falls to 9-6 in Horizon League

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor February 16, 2022

The Oakland women’s basketball team fell to the Green Bay Phoenix by a score of 61-57 on Thursday, Feb. 10 at the O’rena. This was just the first matchup between the two teams this season. Oakland...

Brianna Breedy dribbles the ball up the court against IUPUI on Dec. 4, 2021.

Women’s basketball hangs tough against IUPUI, but ultimately falls

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter February 9, 2022

In a game where the stats do not show the full story, the Oakland Golden Grizzlies women’s basketball team suffered a devastating loss to the IUPUI Jaguars last Friday despite putting in an arguably...

Breanne Beatty goes for a layup against Youngstown State.

Women’s basketball stuns first place Youngstown State

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor February 2, 2022

The Oakland women’s basketball team knocked off the league-leading Youngstown State Penguins on Sunday afternoon in a 56-52 thriller. The Grizzlies jumped out to an early 11-2 lead as Kendall Folley...

Brianna Breedy dribbles the ball down the court against Northern Kentucky on Jan. 15.

Women’s basketball loses to Northern Kentucky in Horizon League clash

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor January 19, 2022

The Oakland University women’s basketball team [7-8, 5-3 HL] fell to the Northern Kentucky Norse [11-3, 5-2 HL] 79-67 Saturday afternoon at the O’Rena.  The win allowed the Norse to surpass Oakland...

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,...

Kahlaijah Dean starts to drive from the top of the key against UIC on Dec. 2.

Kahlaijah Dean: Women’s basketball’s leading star

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter December 8, 2021

Oakland University is watching what could be the final collegiate basketball season for one of its brightest stars, Kahlaijah Dean. The senior player from Bakersfield, California is lighting up the...

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...

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