Overview:Has converted at least 1 3-pointer in 53 consecutive games, longest streak in the country ... Currently has a school record 357 3-pointers made (3rd in Summit League history) ... Set the single-season school and league record with 139 treys made in 2012-13, tops in the country ... Ranks 13th on the OU all-time scoring list (1,670 points) ... Two-time all-league selection ... Lou Henson Award finalist, given to the nation's top mid-major player ... 2013 Mid-Major All-American ... Rated as the 10th-best shooter in the country by CBSSports.com ... Tabbed Mid-Major Freshman All-America by CollegeInsider.com in 2010-11 ... Broke single game school record with 11 threes made vs. IUPUI (1/24/13) ... Has reached double figures in 46 of his last 48 games, 27 straight ... Oakland is the only D-I school in the country to offer him a scholarship ...Graduated in summer 2012 with a degree in communication and is currently in graduate school.
2012-13 HIGHLIGHTS ▪ Finalist for the Lou Henson award, given to the top mid-major player of the year ▪ 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 ▪ 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.com Mid-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 senior ▪ 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 ▪ Named Academic All-Summit League (2013) ▪ Four-time Academic Summit League Honor Roll (2010-13) ▪ DI-AAA Athletics Directors Association Scholar-Athlete Team in 2012 ▪ NABC Honors Court (2012) ▪ National Honor Society in High School ▪ CAAC All-Academic Team in High School
Top Athletic Performance ▪ Making a school record 11 3-pointers vs. IUPUI (1/24/13) and scored a career-high 47 points, the second-most output of the 2012-13 season in the country.
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 ▪ Spent 8 seasons as the Director of Basketball Operations at Michigan State under Tom Izzo before becoming an Assistant Athletic Director at MSU over the last 3 years Sisters: Christine (24) and Kimberly (21)
Top Three Reasons for Choosing Oakland 1. Basketball team and coaches 2. Great area for business connections 3. Campus
CAREER BESTS Points CAREER 47 vs. IUPUI (1/24/13) SUMMIT Same Rebounds CAREER 8 (2 times), Last at Kansas City (2/16/13) SUMMIT 8 at Kansas City (2/16/13) Assists CAREER 6 at Houston (11/22/11) SUMMIT 4 (3 times), Last vs. Southern Utah (3/5/11) Field Goals CAREER 15 vs. IUPUI (1/24/13) SUMMIT Same Field Goal Attempts CAREER 24 vs. IUPUI (1/24/13) SUMMIT Same 3-Pt. Field Goals CAREER 11** vs. IUPUI (1/24/13) SUMMIT Same 3-Pt. FG Attempts CAREER 18** vs. IUPUI (1/24/13) SUMMIT Same Free Throws CAREER 13 vs. Omaha (2/2/13) SUMMIT Same Free Throw Attempts CAREER 14 vs. Omaha (2/2/13) SUMMIT Same Steals CAREER 3 (7 times), Last vs. South Dakota State (2/9/13) SUMMIT 3 (4 times), Last vs. South Dakota State (2/9/13) Blocks CAREER 2 at UMKC (2/24/11) SUMMIT Same Minutes CAREER 46 at Western Illinois (2OT) (2/4/12) SUMMIT Same Miscellaneous: Double-Figure Scoring: 77 30-point Scoring: 6 20-point Scoring: 31 5 or more 3-pointers made: 34