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The womens basketball team practices on the Blacktop.

Women’s basketball preview: A fun team on the hunt

Sam Schlenner, Sports Editor November 9, 2016

Oakland women’s basketball experienced a double-trouble loss last after last season in the graduations of Olivia Nash and Elena Popkey, the 13th and 11th all-time leading scorers in Oakland history,...

Oaklands former womens basketball player Olivia Nash (44) played her final season for the Golden Grizzlies last year.

Former Golden Grizzly Olivia Nash heading to Finland for pro basketball

KeyVonna Taylor and Christian Miller September 20, 2016

Oakland’s women’s basketball season has not officially begun, but some former players’ dreams are coming true. Olivia Nash is one athlete who has signed a contract to play professional basketball...

Each year, the womens basketball team goes into the summer without choosing captains, and that’s when head coach Jeff Tungate thinks leadership emerges.

Filling the Nash/Popkey gap: Women’s basketball coach reflects

Ally Racey April 3, 2016

Without the returning leadership of seniors Olivia Nash and Elena Popkey, the Oakland women’s basketball team is figuring out what lies ahead.LeadershipEach year, the team goes into the summer without...

Women’s basketball wins a pair after losing three straight

Ally Racey February 14, 2016

Feb. 13—vs. University of Chicago at IllinoisThe Golden Grizzlies (14-10, 6-7) defeated University of Illinois at Chicago (12-12, 3-10) in a 78-73 home match Feb. 13. The game was the annual Pink Game...

Women’s basketball loses a couple of road games late

Ally Racey & Katlynn Emaus February 7, 2016

At Cleveland StateThe Oakland’s women’s basketball team (12-10, 4-7) fell to host Cleveland State (5-16, 2-9) 88-75 in overtime on Saturday, Feb. 6.Olivia Nash tied the game at 71 with 4.4 seconds...

WBB up and down in Wisconsin

Ally Racey February 1, 2016

Oakland women’s basketball terminated No. 22 Green Bay’s 16-game home win streak, but lost two days later at Milwaukee as it continued its five-game road trip.The Golden Grizzlies beat Green Bay 58-56...

Senior Olivia Nash and freshman Taylor Jones were named to All-Horizon League teams on March 8.

Nash finishing (college) career strong

Hannah Gorosh January 24, 2016

The collegiate sports community knows the name Olivia Nash, and it is no wonder why. Through January 11-18, the senior women’s basketball forward averaged 26 points, 14 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game....

Women’s basketball wins four straight over break

Ally Racey January 3, 2016

The Oakland University women’s basketball team stayed busy over the holiday break as they racked up four successful wins.The Golden Grizzlies traveled to Illinois Dec. 19 where they defeated Chicago...

Oakland womens basketball took on Michigan State at 3pm on Sunday, Dec.13 in the Orena. 

Grizzlies fall to Michigan State in the O’rena

Ally Racey December 15, 2015

The Oakland women’s basketball team played in-state rival Michigan State University Sunday, Dec. 13 during their blackout game at the O’rena.Oakland fell 82-62 against the Spartans, now sitting at...

Women’s basketball runs Rochester College out of the O’rena

By Ally Racey December 7, 2015

The Oakland women’s basketball team defeated Rochester College 83-49 during the annual Holiday game and Ugly Sweater Day Monday afternoon at the O’rena.The festive game included holiday music, pictures...

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