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GrizzGang on wheels: OU students attend March Madness in Pittsburgh

GrizzGang on wheels: OU students attend March Madness in Pittsburgh

Mallory Waligora, Political Editor April 3, 2024

On March 23 at noon, OU students met at the O’rena to depart on a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Two buses took around 100 students to attend the Oakland University vs North Carolina State game in the...

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...

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Letter from the editor: Thank you, Golden Grizzlies

Autumn Okuszka, Editor-in-Chief March 27, 2024

I still remember the day in early February when The Oakland Post's Sports Editor, Brock Heilig, told me the 2023-24 Oakland University men's basketball team had a good chance of going far in their season. However,...

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...

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Walk-on Evan Solomon fulfills his dreams during OU’s historic basketball season

James Elling, Contributor March 23, 2024

Evan Solomon has always been motivated by his dreams, and now, they are starting to come true as Oakland makes school history in the NCAA March Madness men’s basketball tournament. Evan Solomon, a...

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...

This is our chance to step into the spotlight: Greg Kampe relishes matchup with Kentucky

‘This is our chance to step into the spotlight:’ Greg Kampe relishes matchup with Kentucky

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor March 20, 2024

On Wednesday afternoon, Greg Kampe, Trey Townsend and Blake Lampman met with the media ahead of Oakland's primetime matchup with third-seeded Kentucky on Thursday night. The Golden Grizzlies joined the...

BREAKING: Oakland earns No. 14 seed, to face Kentucky in NCAA Tournament first round

BREAKING: Oakland earns No. 14 seed, to face Kentucky in NCAA Tournament first round

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor March 17, 2024

Five days after punching its ticket to the NCAA Tournament, Oakland men's basketball now has its seed and matchup for March Madness. The Golden Grizzlies (23-11) have officially earned a No. 14 seed in...

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Reviewing Oakland’s previous NCAA Tournament appearances

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor March 16, 2024

With Oakland University off to its fourth-ever NCAA Tournament, it's important to look back at how the Golden Grizzlies have fared in each of their three previous appearances. Although Greg Kampe has been...

Through trials and tribulations, Greg Kampe toughed it out; now, hes triumphed

Through trials and tribulations, Greg Kampe toughed it out; now, he’s triumphed

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor March 15, 2024

March 7, 2016 Kay Felder and Oakland stormed back from 13 points down in the semifinals of the Horizon League Tournament at the Joe Louis Arena, but a last-minute, game-winning basket sent Felder and...

Marching on: A look back at how Horizon League Tournament champions have fared in the Big Dance

Marching on: A look back at how Horizon League Tournament champions have fared in the Big Dance

Kurt Szymanski, Sports Reporter March 14, 2024

With the Oakland University men’s basketball team making its long-awaited return to the Big Dance, it’s essential to take a dive into how former Horizon League champions have finished in the NCAA Division...

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