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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...

Brock’s Thoughts: 2024 NCAA Tournament a dud?

Brock’s Thoughts: 2024 NCAA Tournament a dud?

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor April 3, 2024

This year’s NCAA Tournament has been a major dud. There have been some great games and great players — see Jack Gohlke and D.J. Burns — but in terms of an overall entertainment factor, the 2024...

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,...

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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What music gets the men’s basketball team hype?

Chelsea Bossert, Arts Reporter March 20, 2024

Music and basketball are more related than one usually thinks. Each men’s basketball game at the OU Credit Union O’Rena consists of dramatic and exciting highs, marked by contemporary songs that get...

Selection Sunday Watch Party reveals Golden Grizzlies place in NCAA Tournament

Selection Sunday Watch Party reveals Golden Grizzlies place in NCAA Tournament

Autumn Okuszka, Editor-in-Chief March 20, 2024

On March 17, Oakland University Athletics hosted a Selection Sunday Watch Party in the OU Credit Union O'rena after the men's basketball team won the Horizon League Championship on Tuesday, March 12, and...

Oakland Universitys dance team: The spirit beside the sport

Oakland University’s dance team: The spirit beside the sport

Gracie Murray, Features Reporter March 20, 2024

Alongside the Golden Grizzlies’ basketball team and the pep band, the Oakland University dance team is a huge contribution to the atmosphere at the O’rena.  Kara Schell had been on the dance team...

Regular season recap: OU Men’s Basketball highlights

Regular season recap: OU Men’s Basketball highlights

Payton Bucki, Content Editor March 20, 2024

The Oakland University Men’s Basketball team completed their regular season earlier this March, winning the Horizon League Championship title. The team had hiccups throughout the season, but despite...

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Passing the ball through time: Oakland’s history of men’s basketball

Noah Francis, Features Editor March 20, 2024

The Oakland University men’s basketball team has secured a berth in the men’s Division I NCAA tournament of 2024, making it the Golden Grizzlies’ fourth appearance at the tournament. Amidst the excitement...

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Oakland picks up huge road win over Wright State

Summer Weathers, Sports Reporter February 14, 2024

The men’s basketball team was victorious at the Nutter Center on Saturday, Feb. 10 defeating the Wright State Raiders by a score of 74-60. The game opened up with a quick exchange of missed layups...

Hoops and haircuts: How Oakland Swim and Dive turned into an internet sensation

Hoops and haircuts: How Oakland Swim and Dive turned into an internet sensation

Evan Blanchard, Sports Reporter February 14, 2024

It was a normal Saturday matinee on Feb. 3 for the Oakland men’s basketball team as they took on Cleveland State. Until it wasn’t. A few minutes after the ball was tipped, in came the Oakland Swim...

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