McDonald lifts N. Kentucky over Oakland 64-63
DETROIT (AP) — Drew McDonald recorded 18 points and 11 rebounds to lead Northern Kentucky to a 64-63 win over Oakland in the Horizon Conference Tourney semifinals on Monday night.
Oakland faces NKU in Horizon quarters
No. 3 seed Oakland (16-16, 12-7) vs. No. 2 seed Northern Kentucky (24-8, 14-5)
Horizon Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, Little Caesars Arena, Detroit; Monday, 8:30 p.m. EDT
Cumberland leads Oakland past Youngstown St. 88-84
ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) — Jaevin Cumberland had 23 points as Oakland narrowly beat Youngstown State 88-84 in the Horizon Conference Tournament quarterfinals on Wednesday night.
Oakland and Youngstown St. meet in tourney
No. 6 seed Youngstown State (12-19, 8-10) vs. No. 3 seed Oakland (15-16, 11-7)
Horizon Conference Tourney First Round, Athletics Center Orena, Oakland, Michigan; Wednesday, 7 p.m....
Brechting, Hill-Mais carry Oakland past IUPUI 74-63
ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) — Brad Brechting had 15 points to lead five Oakland players in double figures as the Golden Grizzlies got past IUPUI 74-63 on Saturday. Xavier Hill-Mais added 14 points for...
IUPUI looks to sweep Oakland
IUPUI (16-14, 8-9) vs. Oakland (14-16, 10-7)
Athletics Center Orena, Oakland, Michigan; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Oakland seeks revenge on IUPUI after dropping the first...
Brechting scores 20 to lead Oakland past UIC 86-72
OAKLAND, Mich. (AP) — Brad Brechting had 20 points as Oakland defeated Illinois-Chicago 86-72 on Thursday night.
Oakland looks to sweep UIC
Illinois-Chicago (15-14, 9-7) vs. Oakland (13-16, 9-7)
Athletics Center Orena, Oakland, Michigan; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Oakland goes for the season sweep over...
Hill-Mais leads Oakland past Detroit 95-75
OAKLAND, Mich. (AP) — Xavier Hill-Mais scored 29 points as Oakland rolled past Detroit 95-75 on Saturday.
Braden Norris added 23 points for the Golden Grizzlies.
Detroit seeks revenge on Oakland
Detroit (10-17, 7-8) vs. Oakland (12-16, 8-7)
Athletics Center Orena, Oakland, Michigan; Saturday, 3 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Oakland goes for the season sweep over Detroit after winning...
Hemphill carries Green Bay over Oakland 66-54
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Tank Hemphill tallied 13 points and 10 rebounds to lead Green Bay to a 66-54 win over Oakland on Thursday night.
Kam Hankerson had 13 points and six rebounds for Green Bay (13-13, 7-6 Horizon League). Sandy Cohen III added 10 points and five steals.
JayQuan McCloud, the Phoenix's second leading scorer heading into the matchup at 14 points per game, failed to make a shot from the floor (0 of 6).
Oakland totaled 22 points in the first half, a season low for the team.
McDonald scores 21 to carry N. Kentucky past Oakland 79-64
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) — Drew McDonald had 21 points and 13 rebounds as Northern Kentucky extended its home winning streak to 15 games, defeating Oakland 79-64 on Saturday night.
Jalen Tate had 19 points and six assists for Northern Kentucky (20-6, 10-3 Horizon League). Dantez Walton added 15 points and seven rebounds. Tyler Sharpe had 11 points for the hosts.
Wright State catches fire in 2nd half, tops Oakland 76-62
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Loudon Love scored 18 points with 10 rebounds and two steals, helping Wright State take down Oakland 76-62 Thursday night and the battle for second place in the Horizon League was settled early in the second half.
Wright State (14-11, 8-4) was trailing 41-35 coming out of halftime but, sparked by an Alan Vest 3-pointer, the Raiders scored 13 points and held Oakland scoreless for five minutes, taking a double-digit lead to win going away.
Brechting scores 32 in Oakland’s win over Cleveland State
ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) — Brad Brechting scored 24 of his a career-high 32 points in the first half and Oakland never trailed in beating Cleveland State 83-68 on Saturday for the Vikings' 10th loss in 11 games.
Brechting made all 11 of his first-half shots, was 13-for-13 when he scored his 30th point and just missed on his 14th shot to finish on 14-of-15 shooting.
Quisenberry leads Youngstown State over Oakland 75-74
ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) — Darius Quisenberry scored eight of his 23 points in the final two minutes, including a key pair of free throws, and Youngstown State beat Oakland 75-74 on Thursday night.
Quisenberry's layup with 1:49 left tied it at 66 and Garrett Covington's 3-pointer nine seconds later gave the Penguins (7-16, 3-7 Horizon League) the lead for good.
Hill-Mais scores 20 as Oakland coasts to 80-67 win over UIC
CHICAGO (AP) — Xavier Hill-Mais had 20 points to lead five players in double figures as Oakland took an early lead and coasted to an 80-67 win over Illinois-Chicago on Saturday afternoon.
Oakland holds on to edge Detroit Mercy 79-73
DETROIT (AP) — Jaevin Cumberland hit six 3-pointers and scored 24 points and Oakland survived a late rally by Detroit Mercy for a 79-73 victory on Saturday.
Xavier Hill-Mais added 22 points and five rebounds for the Golden Grizzlies (9-11, 5-2 Horizon League). Brad Brechting and Karmari Newman each had eight points and nine rebounds.
Newman scores 33 to lead Oakland past Green Bay
ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) — Sophomore Karmari Newman came off the bench to score a career-high 33 points, 14 better than his previous high, and Oakland rolled to a 90-78 victory over Green Bay on Saturday.
Abram’s late FTs help Milwaukee pull away from Oakland 67-64
ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) — DeAndre Abram scored 18 points that included two late free throws to help Milwaukee hold off Oakland for a 67-64 victory on Thursday night.
Milwaukee (7-10, 2-2 Horizon League) has won five of its last seven games. Oakland (7-11, 3-2) has lost two straight following a three-game win streak.
Gentry scores 22, Wright State knocks off Oakland
ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) — Cole Gentry scored 22 points and Wright State used an early 14-0 run to take command in an 89-73 victory over Oakland on Saturday.
Loudon Love added 19 points and 11 rebounds for the Raiders (8-9, 2-2 Horizon League), Bill Wampler also scored 19 points and Mark Hughes added 17.
Oakland goes to 3-0, beats Northern Kentucky, 76-74
ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) — Xavier Hill-Mais scored nine of his team-high 32 points in the final 10 minutes as Oakland came from 10 points down to beat Northern Kentucky, 76-74 in the Golden Grizzlies' Horizon League home opener Thursday night.
Oakland now has won five of its last six meetings with Northern Kentucky.
Cumberland leads Oakland over Cleveland State 89-77
CLEVELAND (AP) — Jaevin Cumberland had 27 points and seven rebounds and Oakland never trailed in an 89-77 victory over Cleveland State in the Horizon League opener for both teams on Friday night.
Xavier Hill-Mais added 21 points and nine rebounds for the Golden Grizzlies (5-9). Tray Maddox had 17 points and Brad Brechting scored 10.
Georgia holds off Oakland comeback, wins 81-69
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Twice up by 17 points, Georgia was staring at a two-point lead against Oakland with five minutes to go and a nightmarish memory.
But the Bulldogs showed signs of progress, pulling away late for an 81-69 victory on Tuesday night. It was a reversal of Saturday's 76-74 loss to No. 20 Arizona State when the Bulldogs blew an 18-point lead.
Oaklan routs Goshen 102-59 behind Walker’s 21 points
ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) — Martez Walker scored 18 of his 21 points in the first half, Sherron Dorsey-Walker added a career-high 20 points and Oakland routed Goshen 102-59 on Friday night to open the Great Alaska Shootout.
Up 56-30 at halftime, the Golden Grizzlies (3-0) opened the second half with a 9-1 run in which Dorsey-Walker hit a 3 and continued to pull away. All 11 Golden Grizzlies that played scored at least a field goal and freshman Isaiah Brock (12 points) had is first double-digit game.