Men's Basketball

Oakland vs. Omaha Postgame Notes




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Oakland 91, Omaha 79

Athletics Center O’rena (2,015 attendance)

Rochester, Mich.

 

OAKLAND GOLDEN GRIZZLIES (7-9, 2-1 Summit League)

Oakland is riding a 9-game home court winning streak

The Golden Grizzlies are 36-3 in their last 39 home league games

OU led 50-42 at half and is 7-3 this season when leading at the break

The Black and Gold led by as many as 22 in the game (7:35, 2nd half)

Oakland scored 36 points off 20 Omaha turnovers

The Grizzlies shot over 50% for the second straight game (5th time this season)

All 5 starters reached double figures for the first time this season

OU had 14 steals in the game, 4th straight game with at least 10

Oakland is 62-12 in its last 74 games vs. Summit League opponents

OU is 91-33 (.734) vs. mid-major opponents since 2008-09 season (5-5 this year)

With Travis Bader’s 3-pointer in the 1st half (19:54), OU extends its streak to 752 straight games with at least 1 triple; 7th-longest streak in the country

Greg Kampe picked up his 497th career win

Oakland is 682-615 all-time in 46 seasons

The Golden Grizzlies are 138-76 all-time in Summit League play in 14 seasons

 

OU-OMAHA SERIES NOTES

Tonight was the first-ever meeting

OU leads 1-0

 

PLAYER NOTES

Junior Travis Bader

Finished with 19 points on 5 of 13 long-range shooting

Shooting 44% (37-84) from beyond the arc in last 8 games

Reached double figures in 10 straight games and 15 of 16 this season

Posted double figures in 29 of his last 31 games

▪ Made at least 1 three in 36 consecutive games

▪ Last time he did not make a 3-pointer was at South Dakota State (12/30/11)

▪ Tallied at least one 3-pointer in 81 of 87 career games

 

Junior Ryan Bass

Tallied a season-high 20 points

Went 4-for-4 from the free-throw line

Has made 14 consecutive free throws

Shooting 53% (9-17) from long range over his last 6 games

 

Junior Raphael Carter

Scored 6 points on 3 dunks

Improved his team lead to 10 dunks

Grabbed 5 rebounds in 22 minutes

 

Junior Duke Mondy

Tied his career high with 9 assists

Finished with 18 points on 7 of 9 shooting

Went a season-best 3-for-4 from behind the arc

Is 6-for-10 from 3 in last 2 games

Has 58 assists and 30 turnovers in his last 11 games

 

Sophomore Corey Petros

Posted 16 points and 8 rebounds

Made 7 of 8 shots from the floor

Went 2-for-9 from the free-throw line

Shooting 38% (16-42) from the free-throw line in last 5 games

 

Senior Drew Valentine

Tallied his 2nd double-double of the season

Finished with 12 points and 10 rebounds

Dished out 5 assists

Moved into 7th all-time in school history with 119 games played

Recorded at least 10 points and 5 rebounds for the 38th time in his career


 

 

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