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Men’s basketball to compete in 2023 Cayman Islands Classic

Men’s basketball to compete in 2023 Cayman Islands Classic

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor July 19, 2023

The Oakland men’s basketball team is set to begin its preseason scrimmages in just over three months as the team looks to rebound after a subpar 2022-23 campaign. The 2023-24 season will mark head coach...

Grizz Gang needs to show up for everyone

Grizz Gang needs to show up for everyone

Bridget Janis, Managing Editor March 21, 2022

Serving as OU’s student section, Grizz Gang attends games to be peer support and hype for their fellow Grizzly students. The Grizz Gang website states the group is the Grizzly spirit and passion at...

Opinion: Heres how Oakland mens basketball can win the Horizon League

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 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 Point God Chris Paul on the floor directing traffic for the Phoenix Suns. His late career resurgence this season in Phoenix has the Suns poised to win their first NBA championship.

‘Point God’ Chris Paul poised to take Suns all the way

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter July 6, 2021

The Phoenix Suns have been surprising everyone in all the best possible ways. Once the laughing stock of the NBA, the team has turned their losing ways around and become legitimate title contenders in...

Mens basketball looks to build on near-NCAA tournament bid

Men’s basketball looks to build on near-NCAA tournament bid

Michael Pearce, Editor-In-Chief March 26, 2021

In a season marred by an unusual schedule, COVID-19 reshuffling of the rotation and nagging injuries, Oakland men’s basketball fell one game short of the big dance. Moving forward, the team is looking...

Mens basketball head coach Greg Kampe.

Opinion: Greg Kampe’s rebuild may be further along than we realize

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor March 17, 2021

When the Oakland University men’s basketball team started the season 0-9, many people just saw it as the growing pains of a rebuild. After all, that is how Head Coach Greg Kampe described this season...

Micah Parrish goes in for a layup against the Youngstown State Penguins.

Men’s basketball punches ticket to Indianapolis

Michael Pearce, Editor-In-Chief March 3, 2021

For Head Coach Greg Kampe and the men’s basketball team, facing Youngstown State in the Horizon League tournament is not new. Tuesday, March 2 marked the third time in the past four years the Penguins...

Micah Parrish takes a 3-pointer. OU men’s basketball Head Coach Greg Kampe said Parrish “has no ceiling” in his mind.

Micah Parrish is ready to lead crop of freshmen

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor February 17, 2021

Oakland University men’s basketball forward Micah Parrish is ready to do great things with his fellow freshmen. “I think all our freshmen right now from Joey [Holifield], to Chris [Conway], Trey...

Kevin Kangu was honored this past weekend as Oakland men’s basketball’s only senior.

Vikings down Grizzlies in first game of weekend set

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor February 10, 2021

The Cleveland State Vikings defeated the Oakland University Golden Grizzlies 80-72 on Friday, Feb. 5 at the O’rena. Leading the Grizzlies with 20 points, Jalen Moore added 11 assists, giving him his...

Kevin Kangu drives to the basket against Detroit Mercy in an 82-72 loss. The Golden Grizzlies won the day prior, splitting the second series of the year with UDM.

Men’s basketball splits series with Detroit, ending four-year streak

Michael Pearce, Editor-In-Chief January 27, 2021

After four years without a loss to their cross-town rival, the men’s basketball team finally had their more than 1000-day streak broken. The last time Detroit Mercy (UDM) beat OU — Jan. 17, 2017...

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