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Travis Bader
Travis Bader

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Okemos, Mich.

High School:
Okemos

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 190

Position:
Guard

Experience:
Communication

Twitter:
@DarthBader3



07/12/2014

BADER CONCLUDES ORLANDO SUMMER LEAGUE WITH 76ERS

He started all five games and scored 9.4 points per game.

07/03/2014

BADER SET FOR NBA SUMMER LEAGUE IN ORLANDO

The former standout will compete for the 76ers.

06/24/2014

BADER READY FOR NBA DRAFT ON THURSDAY

The NCAA 3-point record holder has turned many heads during his work outs.

06/03/2014

OAKLAND LEADS LEAGUE IN HONOR ROLL SELECTIONS FOR SECOND SEMESTER

The Golden Grizzlies had 122 student-athletes named to the list.

05/02/2014

BADER SELECTED TO BCAM ACADEMIC TEAM

The senior sharpshooter was the only Division I player to make the five-person squad.

05/29/2014

Bader Season Highlights

Travis Bader 2013-14 season highlights as he became the all-time NCAA record holder in 3-pointers made with 504

04/18/2014

As Seen at the GESPY Awards

The Men's Basketball Team salutes its seniors

02/10/2014

Crunch Time on ESPN Radio

Travis Bader talks on 100.9 FM ESPN Radio

02/07/2014

730 AM

Travis Bader talks with Jack Ebling on 730 AM The Drive

02/06/2014

Cleveland State Game

Coach Kampe addresses the media after the men's basketball game vs Cleveland State

03/07/2014

No. 6 Oakland vs. No. 3 Wright State

Quarterfinal game of Horizon League Tournament

03/04/2014

Oakland-Youngstown State in HL Tourney

Golden Grizzlies hosted first-ever #HLMBB tournament game.

02/27/2014

Oakland Basketball Senior Night at the O'rena

Golden Grizzlies hosted Horizon League regular-season champion Green Bay.

02/21/2014

Oakland at UIC

Golden Grizzlies led by 21 points at the half in UIC Pavilion.

02/16/2014

Oakland vs. Wright State

Oakland dropped a 72-71 decision to Wright State inside the O'rena on Feb. 16.

Travis Bader in Las Vegas Summer League

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS AND STATS

Overview: Recipient of Coleman Award, given to the Horizon League's top senior student-athlete ... Broke the all-time NCAA record with 504 3-pointers made and 1,246 threes attempted ... Tied the all-time school record with 137 games played ... Set single-season school records in 3-pointers made (147/T4 in NCAA history) and free-throw percentage (.943) in 2013-14 ... Ranked second in the country 3-pointers made per game (4.5) and free-throw percent as a senior ... Broke the school and Horizon League tournament record by going 18-for-18 from the free-throw line vs. Youngstown State (3/4/14) ... Three-time all-league performer ... Four-time Academic All-League honoree ... Finished 2nd all-time in school history with 2,351 points, most in Division I era ... Broke the all-time school record in free-throw percentage (.878) ... Reached double figures in 106 games ... Made a single-game school record 11 treys vs. IUPUI (1/24/13) ... Two-time Mid-Major All-American ... Freshman Mid-Major All-American ... Two-time NABC All-District first team honoree ...Earned both his bachelor's and master's degrees in communications in five years at Oakland ... Went undrafted, but signed with Philadelphia and Golden State to play in NBA summer leagues.

2013-14 BADER IN THE NEWS
2013-2014 HIGHLIGHTS
  • All-Horizon League first team
  • Broke school record with 147 3-pointers, 2nd-most in HL history and T4 in NCAA
  • NABC All-District first team
  • Ranked 2nd in the country with a school record 94.3 free-throw percent (164-for-174)
  • Finished 2nd in the country with 4.5 3s made per game
  • Attempted a school record 360 treys, 2nd-most in league history
  • Ranked 2nd in the league with 20.6 points per game (16th in the NCAA)
  • Posted a league-high 18 20-point games, and ranked 2nd with 7 30-point contests
  • Broke HL tournament and OU record by going 18-for-18 from the line vs. Youngstown State (3/4/14) in opening round of tournament
  • Scored a game and season-high 39 points in the tourney game vs. YSU
  • Tied the tournament record with 25 free throws made in two games (25-for-26)
  • Led the Horizon League with 37.6 minutes per game (10th in the country)
  • Named Horizon League Co-Player of the Week (12/23) after making 21 of 36 threes vs. Illinois State (12/16), Eastern Michigan (12/21) and Robert Morris (12/22)
  • Went 10-for-13 from beyond the arc vs. Cleveland State (2/6), scoring a game-high 35 points; The 10 3-pointers ranks 3rd in league single-game history
  • Made 6 of 11 shots from long range to set the NCAA all-time record at Milwaukee (2/2)
  • Made game-tying late 3-pointers vs. Detroit (2/14) and at Valpo (2/9)
  • Grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds against ISU to record his first-ever double-double, adding 21 points
2012-2013 HIGHLIGHTS
  • Finalist for the Lou Henson award, given to the top mid-major player of the year
  • Mid-Major All-American
  • Named All-Summit League first team by league coaches and media
  • NABC All-District first team
  • Broke single-season school and league record with 139 3-pointers made
  • Led the country with 4.2 threes made per game
  • Finished 5th in the country with 22.1 points per game
  • Scored 730 points, 4th-best in school history
  • Made 179 free throws, 5th-most in school history
  • The 360 3-point attempts set a new league record
  • Named The Summit League Player of the Week (1/28), National Player of the Week by ESPN analyst Dick Vitale, and earned the Capital One Performance of the Week for his 47-point effort vs. IUPUI (1/24)
  • Made a school record 11 3-pointers in that game vs. the Jaguars
  • Converted at least one 3-pointer in 98 of 104 career games
  • Finished 9-for-16 from 3-point range vs. South Dakota State (2/9), tallying 31 points
  • Grabbed a career-high 8 rebounds at UMKC (2/16), adding 29 points
  • Went a career-best 13-for-14 from the free-throw line at Omaha (2/2), scoring 24 points
  • Posted a game-high 25 points on 6 of 12 long-range shooting at West Virginia (12/19)
  • Went 7-for-12 from 3 at Ohio (12/8), scoring a game-high 29 points
  • With OU trailing 69-67, drilled a 3-pointer with 42 seconds left to give the Golden Grizzlies the lead for good at Texas Southern (11/20)
  • Became the 31st player to go over 1,000 points in school history with 16 at Pitt (11/17)
2011-12 HIGHLIGHTS
  • All-Summit League honorable mention
  • Led The Summit League by making 3.4 treys per game, 3rd in the NCAA
  • Made at least one 3-pointer in 65 of 71 career games, 20 straight to end the season
  • Set single-game record with 10 3-pointers vs. South Dakota State (1/26)
  • Shot 44% from behind the arc in last 11 games (68-for-153)
  • Averaged 20 points per game over final 14 games
  • Posted 22 points on 4 of 10 long-range shooting at Utah State (3/25) in semifinals of CIT tournament
  • Reached double figures in 14 of 15 games to end the season
  • Played a career-high 46 minutes off the bench in a double-OT win at Western Illinois (2/4), finishing with 19 points
  • Finished a career-high 9 of 11 from the free-throw line and posted 21 points versus Ohio (12/3)
  • Dropped in 8 treys to score 28 points in the league opener versus South Dakota (12/1)
  • Dished out a career-high 6 assists in a career-best 40 minutes at Houston (11/22)
  • Scored a game-high 21 points with 7 3-pointers, finishing 7 of 14 at Arkansas (11/16)
2010-11 HIGHLIGHTS
  • Named to the CollegeInsider.comMid-Major Freshmen All-America Team
  • Selected by The Summit League coaches and media to the All-Newcomer Team
  • Led the league with 2.7 3-pointers made per game, 44th in the country
  • Shot 44 percent from beyond the arc, sixth in The Summit League and ninth in the NCAA
  • Finished fourth in OU record book with 94 3-pointers made, tied for 13th in Summit League
  • His .443 three-point field goal percentage is fourth in school history
  • Reached double figures in 21 games
  • Strong collegiate debut, scoring 15 points and went 3-for-8 from beyond the arc at West Virginia (11/12)
  • Went 3-for-5 from deep and finished with 13 points at No. 14/9 Purdue (11/21)
  • Came off the bench for the first time this season against Southern (11/26), scoring 17 points
  • Tallied 17 points at No. 2 Ohio State (12/23), making a career-high seven field goals
  • Had 18 points and six rebounds versus IUPUI (1/6) in a career-high 37 minutes
  • Drained five 3-pointers in the second consecutive game versus Western Illinois (1/8), finishing with 15 points
  • Connected on 4 of 5 long-range shots versus Oral Roberts (1/27) to finish with 15 points
  • Tallied a career-high three steals versus Centenary (1/29), adding 16 points and five rebounds
  • Rallied OU late at IUPUI (2/5) with five 3-pointers in the second half to finish with 15 points
  • Gave OU its final lead of the game in the second half with a go-ahead 3-pointer (6:24) versus IPFW (2/12), finishing with 15 points
  • Bounced back from an 0-for-9 night versus North Dakota State (2/17) with a career-high 22 points and career-high six 3-pointers
  • Went 5 of 9 from beyond the arc to score 15 points and blocked a career-high two shots at UMKC (2/24)
  • Continued to play well versus South Dakota State (3/7), tallying 16 points in the semifinal game of the tournament
  • Made two 3-pointers in the first half and finished with 10 points versus No. 8/9 Texas in the NCAA tournament
HIGH SCHOOL
  • Two-year letterwinner under coach Dan Stolz
  • CAAC Blue Player of the Year as a senior
  • Lansing State Journal Player of the Year as a senio
  • Named team MVP after senior season
  • Two-time all-conference selection
  • All-State honoree in senior season, honorable mention as a junior
  • Finished second in the state in free throw percentage, shooting 92 percent as a junior
  • Helped lead team to CAAC Blue Conference and district championships in '09
  • Invited to play in Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan (BCAM) All-Star Festival in August 2009
ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS
  • Earned master's degree in communcations (3.51 GPA)
  • Four-time Academic All-League honoree (3 in Summit League, 1 in Horizon League)
  • Four-time Academic Honor Roll selection
  • DI-AAA Athletics Directors Association Scholar-Athlete Team in 2012 and '13
  • SENIOR CLASS Award and NABC All State Good Works Team candidate
  • NABC Honors Court (2012, '13)
  • National Honor Society in High School
  • CAAC All-Academic Team in High School
TOP ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE
  • Setting the all-time NCAA record with 504 3-pointers made during his career at Oakland.
PERSONAL
  • Full Name: Richard Travis Bader
  • Birthdate: July 2, 1991
  • Parents: Richard and Kathy
  • Father swam at Clemson from 1976-79, becoming the first Tiger swimmer to qualify for NCAA Championships, doing so in all four years
  • Father pent 8 seasons as the Director of Basketball Operations at Michigan State under Tom Izzo before becoming an Assistant Athletic Director at MSU
  • Sisters: Christine and Kimberly
TOP THREE REASONS FOR CHOOSING OAKLAND
  • Basketball team and coaches
  • Great area for business connections
  • Campus
CAREER BESTS
POINTS
» 47 vs. IUPUI (1/24/13)
REBOUNDS
» 11 vs. Illinois State (12/16/13)
ASSISTS
» 6 at Houston (11/22/11)
FIELD GOALS
» 15 vs. IUPUI (1/24/13)
FIELD GOALS ATTEMPTS
» 24 vs. IUPUI (1/24/13)
3-PT. FIELD GOALS
» 11 (school record) vs. IUPUI (1/24/13)
3-PT. FIELD GOALS ATTEMPTS
» 18 (school record, 2 times), Last vs. Youngstown State (3/4/14)
FREE THROWS
» 18 vs. Youngstown State (3/4/14)
FREE THROWS ATTEMPTS
» 18 vs. Youngstown State (3/4/14)
STEALS
» 3 (10 times), Last vs. Wright State (3/7/14)
BLOCKS
» 2 (2 times), Last vs. Milwaukee (1/8/14)
MINUTES
» 46 (2 OT) at Western Illinois (2/4/12)
MISCELLANEOUS
» Double-Figure Scoring: 106
» 30-point Scoring: 13 | 20-point Scoring: 49
» 5 or more 3-pointers made: 50
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