Men's Basketball

Post-game Notes




Jan. 23, 2010

Recap |  Box Score

OAKLAND 85, SOUTH DAKOTA STATE 82
FROST ARENA (4,064)
BROOKINGS, S.D.
JANUARY 23, 2010
POST-GAME NOTES

OAKLAND GOLDEN GRIZZLIES (15-7, 9-0 SUMMIT)

  • The Golden Grizzlies tied The Summit League record with 16 straight wins in league play, dating back to last season
  • OU is 15-1 against non-traditional powers this season
  • Johnathon Jones' record streak of 43 straight free throws was snapped tonight on his fourth attempt
  • Oakland picked up its first win when trailing at halftime (44-39) tonight
  • Jones moved into 28th all-time in Summit League scoring list (1,513) with his 17 points tonight
  • Keith Benson recorded his league-leading 13th double-double with 23 points and 11 rebounds
  • The Grizzlies matched their school record nine-game winning streak with the win tonight
  • The Grizzlies are ranked 15th in the latest CollegeInsider.com Top 25 poll
  • Jones has started in every game for the Grizzlies at point guard--school record 122
  • With Ledrick Eackles' 3-pointer at 12:11 in the first half, OU extends its streak to 651 of at least one trey made, 7th longest streak in the country
  • Oakland has won three league games by 3 or less points; IUPUI (3), at Oral Roberts (3) and at South Dakota State (3)
  • OU has won five road league games this year, surpassing the four all of last season

SOUTH DAKOTA STATE JACKRABBITS (10-10, 6-3 SUMMIT)

  • Head Coach Scott Nagy coached the game in his bare feet to raise money and awareness for the people of Haiti. Nagy, in conjunction with Samaritan Feet, agreed to coach the game barefoot months ago to raise money and shoes for the children of Haiti, but shifted his focus to the relief effort after last week's devastating earthquake
  • SDSU trails the all-time series with Oakland 5-1
  • The Jackrabbits tasted defeat for the first time at home, falling to 3-1

 

 

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