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The pep behind the sport: Who are the Golden Grizzlies Pep Band?

Moe Del Rosario, Arts Reporter March 20, 2024

By now every Oakland University student has probably seen or heard about OU’s men's basketball team becoming Horizon League champions and representing the school all the way to the NCAA tournament.  The...

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Inside the pre-game style of OU’s men’s basketball team

Olivia Chiappelli, Editor-In-Chief March 20, 2024

As Oakland University's men’s basketball team makes their way to the NCAA Tournament, it’s only right that the spotlight shines bright on them this week — and why can’t that spotlight include...

The Month before the Madness: February in the Horizon League

The Month before the Madness: February in the Horizon League

Evan Blanchard, Sports Reporter February 7, 2024

As I write this on Jan. 31, Horizon League men’s basketball teams have anywhere between eight and ten games left to play. A champion will be crowned on March 12 after the tournament in Indianapolis,...

Trey Townsend named Horizon League Men’s Basketball Player of the Week

Trey Townsend named Horizon League Men’s Basketball Player of the Week

Dayshawn Fields, Features Reporter January 31, 2024

Trey Townsend arrived at Oakland University in 2020. Raised in Oxford, Michigan by two former OU basketball players, Townsend was destined for greatness on the court. Townsend’s deep OU basketball lineage...

Toledo Rockets outlast Golden Grizzlies in nail-biting 69-68 finish

Toledo Rockets outlast Golden Grizzlies in nail-biting 69-68 finish

Summer Weathers, Sports Reporter December 13, 2023

The Golden Grizzlies fell short by one point to the Toledo Rockets in a closely contested matchup at the OU Credit Union O’rena. The game started with a successful layup made by Toledo’s Sonny Wilson....

Reliving the inaugural match at the ORena after 25 years

Reliving the inaugural match at the O’Rena after 25 years

Kurt Szymanski, Sports Editor November 15, 2023

This week marks the 25th anniversary of the inaugural match at the O’rena, now known as the OU Credit Union O’rena, between the Oakland University men’s basketball team and the Michigan State University...

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Forty years of OU basketball: A look back in time

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor November 15, 2023

On Nov. 6, 2023, Greg Kampe began his 40th season as the head coach of the Oakland men’s basketball team. He is the longest-tenured head coach in Division I men’s basketball, meaning no head coach...

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Recapping Greg Kampe’s greatest victory at OU

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor November 15, 2023

Greg Kampe has made a 40-year career out of coaching college kids at the game of basketball. Not only has he been coaching for 40 years — which is impressive enough on its own — but he’s been at...

OU players reinstated

By Timothy Pontzer November 15, 2013

UPDATE 11/20/2013Head coach Greg Kampe announced Dante Williams and Duke Mondy have been reinstated according to ougrizzlies.comUPDATE 9:30 p.m. 11/15/2013The official report from the Los Angeles County...

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