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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,...

Basketball kicks off with breakfast

Sam Schlenner, Sports Editor November 1, 2016

A three-year, six-figure deal with Campus Den to be the official merchandise provider of Golden Grizzly Athletics was one of the topics applauded at the annual men's and women's basketball Tip-Off Breakfast...

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

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...

Freshman guard living up to high expectations

Ally Racey January 10, 2016

Taylor Jones, a three-time Horizon League freshman of the week this season, chose to further her love for basketball at Oakland University and has definitely lived up to her coach’s expectation of her. “I...

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...

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