DETROIT (AP) — Horizon League player of the year Kendrick Nunn scored 18 points and short-handed Oakland beat IUPUI 62-55 on Sunday night in the quarterfinals of the league tournament.
Nunn, the nation's second-leading scorer at 26.4 points per game, was just 6 of 20 from the field, including 2 of 10 from distance but his four free throws in the closing seconds sealed it.
Oakland wins 82-66 for Kampe’s 600 victory
CLEVELAND (AP) — Jalen Hayes scored 24 points and Oakland beat Cleveland State 82-66 on Friday night to give coach Greg Kampe his 600th career victory.
Kampe, in his 34th season at Oakland, became the 15th active coach to reach 600 Division-I victories.
Rochester — Kendrick Nunn and Jalen Hayes, the nation's top-scoring duo, combined for 46 points to lead Oakland to an 82-74 victory over IUPUI on Sunday.
Nunn (26 ppg) scored 25 points and Hayes (19.1) had 21 for the Golden Grizzlies (15-10, 7-5 Horizon), who snapped a two-game skid. Nick Daniels added 11 points.
Oakland had a 17-point lead in the second half when the Jaguars (7-16, 4-7) rallied to get within three with T.J. Henderson accounting for 13 straight points during the stretch.
Kunn, Hayes team again to lead Oakland over IUPUI 82-74
ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) — Kendrick Nunn and Jalen Hayes, the nation's top-scoring duo, combined for 46 points to lead Oakland to an 82-74 victory over IUPUI on Sunday.
Nunn (26.0 ppg) scored 25 points and Hayes (19.1) had 21 for the Golden Grizzlies (15-10, 7-5 Horizon), who snapped a two-game skid. Nick Daniels added 11 points.
Odiase scores 19, UIC beats Oakland for fifth win in a row
ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) — Tai Odiase had 19 points, on 8-for-8 shooting, and three blocks, Godwin Boahen hit four 3-pointers and finished with 16 points and Illinois-Chicago beat Oakland 79-73 on Friday night for its fifth win in a row.
Marcus Ottey added 15 points and Tarkus Ferguson had 13 points, nine rebounds and seven assists for UIC (13-11, 8-3 Horizon League). The Flames have eight conference wins for the first time since finishing the 2007-08 season 9-9 in Horizon League play.
Oakland pulls away late, beats UIC 78-68
CHICAGO (AP) — Kendrick Nunn had 18 of his 32 points in the first half and grabbed nine rebounds on Monday night to help Oakland beat Illinois-Chicago 78-68.
The Golden Grizzlies (12-8, 4-3 Horizon) pulled away for good with an 8-0 run that made it 73-65 on Martez Walker's 3-point play with 1:58 left. Tarkus Ferguson cut the deficit to five with a 3-point play before Oakland made 5 of 6 free throws in the final minute.
Nunn sends Oakland past Youngstown St. 95-82
ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) — Kendrick Nunn scored 26 points with six 3-pointers and Jalen Hayes scored 20 points with 10 rebounds and Oakland beat Youngstown State 95-82 on Wednesday.
Oakland downs Milwaukee 76-68 behind Nunn’s 36 points
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Kendrick Nunn scored 36 points on 12-of-21 shooting with five 3-pointers and four assists and Oakland beat Milwaukee 76-68 in their Horizon League opener on Thursday night for the Golden Grizzlies third straight win.
Hayes leads Oakland in 86-81 win over Eastern Michigan
ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) — Jalen Hayes scored a career-high 37 points with 14-for-21 shooting and hauled in eight rebounds to lead Oakland to an 86-81 win over Eastern Michigan on Friday night.
Kendrick Nunn added 20 points, including four 3-pointers, Martez Walker had 12 points and Nick Daniels got 10 for Oakland, which shot 51 percent to avenge a Dec. 6 loss to Eastern Michigan. Hayes was 9 for 11 from the free-throw line.
Rochester — Brailen Neely came off the bench to score 22 and dish off 13 assists, both career highs, and Oakland held off Texas Southern, 97-87, at the O'Rena on Thursday night.
Martez Walker also scored 22, Nick Daniels had 21 to tie his career high and Jalen Hayes had 20 with 10 rebounds for the Golden Grizzlies (4-3). It was the first time in the Division I era that Oakland had four players scored 20 or more in a game.
Neely’s career night leads Oakland past Texas Southern 97-87
ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) — Brailen Neely came off the bench to score 22 points and dish off 13 assists, both career highs, and Oakland held off Texas Southern 97-87 on Thursday night.
Martez Walker also scored 22, Nick Daniels had 21 to tie his career high and Jalen Hayes had 20 with 10 rebounds for the Golden Grizzlies (4-3).
Nunn scores 36, Oakland beats Fort Wayne 85-71
ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) — Kendrick Nunn had a career-high 36 points and six assists, Martez Walker added 17 points, and Oakland beat Fort Wayne 85-71 on Friday night.
Nunn made five of Oakland's nine 3-pointers and hit 9 of 10 free throws. He also had six rebounds.
Nick Daniels hit three 3-pointers and scored 12 points for Oakland, which shot 50 percent. The Golden Grizzlies made 22 of 28 free throws, including eight from Walker.