Kendrick Nunn led a three-headed monster for the Golden Grizzlies Wednesday night in a win over one of the nation’s top mid-majors. The senior guard poured in a game-high 31 points, while Jalen Hayes added 25 and Martez Walker scored 20 as Oakland defeated Towson, 97-86. “I knew we had to jump on them early […]
A pair of 3-pointers by Cassius Winston helped make the final score of the Spartans’ win Saturday look much more comfortable. Michigan’s Mr. Basketball in 2016 hit triples on back-to-back possessions that took a four-point lead to 10 with less than four minutes remaining as No. 2 Michigan State fended off Oakland, 86-73 at Little […]
A short-handed Oakland may struggle to soak up fouls against No. 2 Michigan State Saturday in Detroit if officials call the game similar to recent meetings between the sides.
One doesn’t need the Force to sense the frustration Greg Kampe is experiencing with his team’s injuries. On top of the somewhat illogical four-game suspension to starting forward Jalen Hayes to start the year, Oakland (6-4) has been missing 6-foot-11 junior Brad Brechting all season after he suffered a broken toe in mid-October that doesn’t […]
Intentional or not, GSP’s reign at 185 pounds was a short one. MMA’s top organization announced Thursday that George St. Pierre has vacated the UFC Middleweight title, and immediately anointed top contender Robert Whittaker the new undisputed champion. It was subsequently reported that Whittaker will make his first defense against former 185-pound champ Luke Rockhold […]
Four of Wednesday's seven Horizon League contests were decided by just one possession, including Green Bay's comeback victory.
The Golden Grizzlies lost the battle inside Wednesday night and dropped the first of two non-conference games against Eastern Michigan this month. EMU junior forward James Thompson IV went a perfect 11-for-11 from the field and was joined by teammates Paul Jackson and Elijah Minnie who all scored 24 points in a 95-89 win over […]
The sharing showed in the numbers. Sophomore guard Brailen Neely notched career-highs of 22 points and 13 assists as Oakland defeated Texas Southern, 97-87, rebounding at home Thursday night after a 1-3 road trip. At 5-foot-9, Neely excelled in a rare matchup with another player of similar size, Tigers’ 5-foot-7 sophomore Demontrae Jefferson. “The big […]
Detroit has, as many have anticipated, been named among the finalists for one of Major League Soccer’s expansion cities. The Motor City joins Cincinnati, Nashville and Sacramento as the quartet of finalists as the league is expected to make its ultimate choice of the winning pair sometime before the end of the year. MLS Commissioner […]
The Golden Grizzlies nearly came home without a win on their four-game road trip. Missing leading scorer Kendrick Nunn (ankle), Martez Walker supplied a career-high 32 points as Oakland pulled out a 93-86 overtime victory over Oral Roberts. “We did some championship stuff late,” Oakland coach Greg Kampe told WDFN in his post-game comments. “We […]
The Jayhawks held a 24-2 advantage in points off turnovers, also feeding in the paint in the victory over another conference favorite.
The Jayhawks have been described as many things under Bill Self at Phog Allen Fieldhouse, and Oakland coach Greg Kampe added another to that lexicon after Friday night’s game. “Some days you’re the windshield, some days you’re the bug, and today we were the bug,” Kampe said. The Golden Grizzlies had 20 turnovers, their own […]
Holloway on his readiness for fighting Aldo again so promptly: "I'm in the hurt business. I can fight this guy 10 times in a row and I'll be motivated."
UFC Featherweight Champion Max Holloway talked about being “in the hurt business” during his time fielding question from media on Tuesday ahead of UFC 218’s main event in Detroit at Little Caesars Arena. Both Holloway and Aldo fielded multiple questions centered around the immediacy of a rematch following the outcome of the Hawaiian’s triumph over […]