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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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College Basketball Update: March Madness

This is the favorite time of year for many sports fans, March Madness.  People all over the nation are already filling out their brackets for the NCAA Basketball Tournament.  Unfortunately, one local team that won’t be going the big dance is Oakland. While Michigan State and Big Ten Tournament champion […]

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Men’s Basketball: Eastern Michigan Eliminated from MAC Tournament

The Eastern Michigan Eagles (16-17) lost to Akron in the quarterfinals of the Mid-American Conference (MAC) Tournament Thursday, 79-62.  Sophomore forward James Thompson IV recorded a double double with 18 points and 16 rebounds.  Senior guard Ray Lee scored 17 points while guards Tim Bond, a junior, and Ty Toney, […]

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MAC Tournament Update

With so much of the recent coverage here being reserved for the Motor City Madness/Horizon League Tournament, now completed, it’s important to note that the Mid-American Conference (MAC) is also holding it’s conference tournament.  Here’s an update on how both the Eastern Michigan men’s and women’s basketball teams have done […]

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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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Saturday Recap 2/25/17

Here is recap of Saturday’s action involving men’s and women’s college basketball teams from Metro Detroit.  This time, we had both local women’s basketball teams from the Horizon League in action as well as both the Eastern Michigan men’s and women’s teams and finally, semifinal action from the WHAC Tournament, […]

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Friday Recap 2/24/17

Welcome to the Friday Recap.  This one will be relatively brief compared to other ones as this one will consists only of the two Horizon League men’s basketball games involving local teams. Division I Horizon League Men’s Basketball The Oakland Golden Grizzlies (23-7, 13-4 Horizon League) won their eight straight […]

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Wednesday Recap 2/22/17

Here is the latest recap of college basketball, and it’s devoted entirely to women’s basketball this time.  Last night, there were two NAIA games featuring local teams from Metro Detroit and one NCAA Division I game.  Let’s get right to it. NAIA WHAC Women’s Basketball Tournament First Round Fourth seed […]

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