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Jalen Moore scored 24 points in a losing effort against Northern Kentucky.

Jalen Moore’s last-second 3-pointer gives Oakland new life, Golden Grizzlies avoid catastrophic upset

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor January 25, 2023

One of the biggest upsets of, perhaps, the entire college basketball season almost panned out on Thursday, Jan. 19 in Indianapolis, but Jalen Moore had other plans. Oakland was able to escape disaster...

The Oakland mens basketball team in a huddle during a timeout against UM-Dearborn on Jan. 24.

Golden Grizzlies catch fire in 69-65 win over Robert Morris

Summer Weathers, Sports Reporter January 18, 2023

The Oakland University men’s basketball team started the new year on the blacktop with a big win against the Robert Morris Colonials. Blake Lampman’s 3-point shooting was the story early. He had...

The Grizz Gang, OUs student section, needs to show up at all sports — not just mens basketball.

Brandon Rush’s performance too much to overcome, ends OU’s five-game winning streak

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor January 18, 2023

The Oakland men’s basketball team lost its first game of the 2023 calendar year on Saturday, Jan. 14 when it fell to Youngstown State at home, 85-69.  Jalen Moore scored 20, but the outstanding performance...

Trey Townsend reads the defense versus the Penguins. The Golden Grizzlies won in overtime, 87-83, and Townsend drew a key charge in overtime.

All-around effort from OU plays big role in defeating Emoni Bates, Eastern Michigan

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor November 23, 2022

The Oakland men’s basketball team welcomed Emoni Bates and the Eastern Michigan Eagles to the O’rena on Saturday, Nov. 19. Fans were either on the edge of their seats or on their feet as the game crept...

The Grizz Gang, OUs student section, needs to show up at all sports — not just mens basketball.

OU falls to Oklahoma State, establishes first losing streak of season

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor November 16, 2022

On Sunday, Nov. 13, the Oakland men’s basketball team welcomed the Big 12’s Oklahoma State Cowboys to the O’rena. Unfortunately for the Golden Grizzlies, the Cowboys came ready to play, and knocked...

Sports reporter Reece Taylor has a plan for the Oakland mens basketball team to succeed in the Horizon League next season.

Oakland drops epic high-scoring duel to Bowling Green

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor November 16, 2022

On Friday, Nov. 11, the Oakland University men’s basketball team welcomed the Bowling Green Falcons to the O’rena for an early season non-conference matchup. It was a high-scoring affair, but Oakland...

The Oakland mens basketball team in a huddle during a timeout against Milwaukee on Jan. 9.

OU defeats Rochester in second exhibition game with 10-point comeback

Summer Weathers, Sports Reporter November 9, 2022

The men’s basketball team closed out a tight game with a 66-64 win against the Warriors of Rochester University in an exhibition match on Nov. 1. Garth Pleasant Arena was packed, and the Warriors...

Mens basketball set for special season

Men’s basketball set for special season

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor November 9, 2022

After a long offseason, the Oakland University men’s basketball season is set to kick off on Monday, Nov. 7 against Defiance College at the O’Rena. Head coach Greg Kampe is set to begin his 39th season...

Oakland mauls GVSU, meets with media prior to season

Oakland mauls GVSU, meets with media prior to season

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor October 26, 2022

The Oakland men’s basketball team defeated Grand Valley State 92-76 in an exhibition game on Thursday, Oct. 20.  The Golden Grizzlies were led by fifth-year guard Jalen Moore, who scored 32 points...

The Oakland mens basketball team in a huddle during a timeout against UM-Dearborn on Jan. 24.

OU men’s basketball team to compete in Baha Mar Hoops Nassau Championship

Joseph Popis, Sports Reporter July 20, 2022

The Oakland University men’s Basketball team is set to partake in the Baha Mar Hoops Nassau Championship in November. According to BahaMarHoops.com, “In only its second year, “Baha Mar Hoops” will...

The Oakland mens basketball team in a huddle during a timeout against Milwaukee on Jan. 9.

Sorting out men’s basketball roster after hectic offseason in transfer portal

Joseph Popis, Sports Reporter June 15, 2022

Last season, Oakland University’s men’s basketball team had a record of 20-12. The team was 12-7 within conference play, 10-3 at home, 3-1 on neutral courts and 7-8 on the road. The season would end...

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