Horizon League Men’s Hoops Roundup for 12/6: Oakland falls to Eastern Michigan

Four of Wednesday's seven Horizon League contests were decided by just one possession, including Green Bay's comeback victory.

Horizon League Men’s Hoops Roundup for 12/6: Oakland falls to Eastern Michigan

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 […]

Brailen Neely dishes career-high 13 assists in Oakland’s 97-87 win over Texas Southern

Brailen Neely dishes career-high 13 assists in Oakland’s 97-87 win over Texas Southern

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 […]

Oakland survives in overtime at Oral Roberts behind Martez Walker’s career-high 32 points

Oakland survives in overtime at Oral Roberts behind Martez Walker’s career-high 32 points

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 […]

No. 2 Jayhawks dominate Golden Grizzlies in Hayes’ return, 102-59

The Jayhawks held a 24-2 advantage in points off turnovers, also feeding in the paint in the victory over another conference favorite.

No. 2 Jayhawks dominate Golden Grizzlies in Hayes’ return, 102-59

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 […]

Horizon League Men’s Hoops Roundup for 11/20: Turnovers cost Oakland at ‘Cuse

The Golden Grizzlies fell in the Carrier Dome, Detroit Mercy face off-court issues and Wright State picked up its first win all in Monday's Horizon League Men's Basketball roundup.

Horizon League Men’s Hoops Roundup for 11/20: Turnovers cost Oakland at ‘Cuse

Oakland’s struggles to move the ball and keep hold of the rock led to a lopsided 74-50 loss in a trip to the Carrier Dome Monday night.  Neither team took exceptional care of the ball, but Syracuse made the Golden Grizzlies suffer by scoring 23 points off their 19 turnovers.  The rotation of usual ball-handlers […]

Oakland hits 14 3-pointers in 87-68 win over New Orleans

Kendrick Nunn and Martez Walker blitzed the Privateers with 3-pointers in a comfortable victory Monday night.

Oakland hits 14 3-pointers in 87-68 win over New Orleans

The Golden Grizzlies used a barrage of outside shooting to defeat New Orleans 87-68 Monday night and start the season 2-0 for the fourth time since the move to Division I.  Martez Walker (25 points) and Kendrick Nunn (24) each hit six triples as Oakland took advantage of hot shooting early to build a lead […]

PREVIEW: Greg Kampe knows experienced Golden Grizzlies need “huge year”

Scoring shouldn't be an issue for the Golden Grizzlies, who face expectations higher than ever in their fourth year in the Horizon League.

PREVIEW: Greg Kampe knows experienced Golden Grizzlies need “huge year”

Olympia Enterainment executives know it, and Oakland University alumni and fans do, too. That meant Greg Kampe knows best of all where the bar is it for his team this season. “Obviously, this is a big year for Oakland basketball,” Kampe told reporters at the team’s media day last week. “It’s a huge year.” There […]

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