Men's Basketball

Oakland Heads West for CIT Semifinals

Greg Kampe picked up his 490th win on Tuesday night versus Rice. He has his team playing its best basketball of the season.

Greg Kampe picked up his 490th win on Tuesday night versus Rice. He has his team playing its best basketball of the season.

March 23, 2012

GAME 36 - #17 Oakland (20-15) at #19 Utah State (20-15)
CollegeInsider.com Postseason tournament - Semifinals
March 23, 2012
Arena
Dee Glen Smith Spectrum (10,270)
Game Time
4 p.m. MT
Television
None
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Game Notes
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Last 10 Games

OU: 8-2 | USU: 7-3

CIT Appearances
2nd for OU (4-1), 1st for USU (3-0)
Web Stream
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CIT results
2009: 1-1, Lost to Bradley in quarterfinals
2012: 3-0, face Utah State in semifinals
Coaches Greg Kampe, OU (28th season) - 490-348
Stew Morrill, USU (14th season) - 344-117
Radio
None for Oakland
NCAA RPI
Oakland: 142
Utah State:
143
Websites
OUgrizzlies.com / UtahStateAggies.com
Series, Streak
First meeting
Leading Scorer
Rebounder
Assists
Reggie Hamilton - 26.3 | Preston Medlin - 16.8
Petros/Valentine - 7.1 | Brady Jardine - 7.7
Reggie Hamilton - 5.0 | Brockeith Pane - 4.1
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ROCHESTER, Mich. - After setting a Summit League record with its third postseason win, the Oakland men's basketball team (20-15) will travel out west to face Utah State (20-15) in the semifinals of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason tournament this Sunday at 6 p.m. ET. The Golden Grizzlies and Aggies have never met on the hardwood.

OU is the final team playing in the state of Michigan. The Grizzlies reached the 20-win plateau for the fourth consecutive season with their win over Rice, 77-70, last Tuesday night.

Reggie Hamilton, the nation's leading scorer, was recently named Mid-Major All-American and tabbed Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award recipient, given to the nation's top player of 6-feet and under. Hamilton has scored 29 points or more in 10 straight games.

The winner of OU-USU will take on the winner of Fairfield/Mercer on Wednesday, March 28. Site of the championship is yet to be determined.

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