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You Heard It From Me: No More Basketball For Oakland This Season

With the final buzzer Sunday night the 2016-17 season officially came to an end for the Oakland men’s basketball team with an 87-83 road loss to Richmond. The key moment of the game was when Oakland’s junior guard Martez Walker missed a three point shot which would had given the […]

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You Heard It From Me: Down Goes Clemson

If you’re an alumnus of Oakland University and many of your Facebook friends are also Oakland alumni, then chances are that by now, you’ve seen many posts in your news feed about the Golden Grizzlies’ big 74-69 win Tuesday night at Clemson in the first round of the NIT. By […]

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Women’s Basketball: Detroit Mercy Suffers Heartbreak, Green Bay Wins Horiozn League Championship

Detroit-Tuesday afternoon went from a dream to a nightmare for the Detroit Mercy Titans (18-14) as they suffered a heartbreaking loss to the Green Bay Phoenix (27-5), 64-52 in the Horizon League Championship game. The Titans never led in the game, but were able to come to within five points […]

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Women’s Basketball: Detroit Mercy Advances to Horizon League Finals

Detroit-The Detroit Mercy Titans survived a tough first half, then caught fire to clinch a spot in the Horizon League Championship game.  Entering Monday as the only remaining local team on the men’s or women’s side in the Motor City Madness, the Titans (18-13) beat Wright State (24-8) 71-52. After […]

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Women’s Basketball: Oakland Unable to Remain Hot, Lose to Milwaukee in Quarterfinal

Detroit-The Joe Louis Arenas doesn’t appear to be a friendly building for basketball teams from Oakland University.  Last night, the men’s team was shocked by Youngstown State, marking the second straight year that team was one and done in the Motor City Madness, and now the women’s team experienced an […]

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Women’s Basketball: Detroit Mercy Pounds Cleveland State in Horizon League Quarterfinal

Detroit-The Detroit Mercy Titans (17-13) looked like a team on a mission Sunday afternoon in their Horizon League quarterfinal win over Cleveland State (14-16), 70-56.  After building a 32-22 halftime lead, the Titans really turned it on in the third quarter, outscoring the Vikings 21-12 in the period to put […]

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Friday/Saturday Recap 3/3-4

Welcome to my latest recap which will recap Friday and Saturday’s college basketball action involving teams from Metro Detroit.  This one will focus on the Eastern Michigan men’s and Women’s basketball teams as well as the ongoing Motor City Madness, Horizon League Tournament taking place at the Joe Louis Arena. […]

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Men’s Basketball: Detroit Mercy Falls Victim to Motor City Madness against Milwaukee

Detroit-The Detroit Mercy Titans (8-23) fell short at the Joe Louis Arena in their first round Horizon League Tournament game against Milwaukee (9-23), 85-60.  For the Titans, this marks the end of their season, which experienced a lot of growing pains.  This was indicated by the dejected mood of the […]

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Motor City Madness Preview: Oakland

The madness is coming to Detroit, the Motor City Madness.  That’s the Horizon League Tournament that will be held at the Joe Louis Arena March 3-7 involving the men’s and women’s basketball teams from all 10 schools in Horizon League.  The last preview covered Detroit Mercy, so this one will […]

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Sunday Recap 2/26/17

Today marked the final day of Horizon League men’s basketball action, so let’s get right to how the two local teams in the conference, Oakland and Detroit Mercy, fared on the road in Wisconsin. NCAA Division I Horizon League Men’s Basketball The Oakland Golden Grizzlies (24-7, 14-4 Horizon League) captured […]

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