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Brailen Neely
Brailen  Neely

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Detroit, Mich.

High School:
Detroit Western

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 154

Position:
Guard

Major:
Communication


03/09/2018

Emotional Roller Coaster

What a roller coaster. The Oakland men's basketball season is now officially over after today's announcement that the team has declined a pair of postseason invitations

02/14/2018

THE DERY VIEW: Heart and Health

The Grizzlies still sit in the top four in the Horizon League at 8-5, but they are down to eight scholarship players.

02/14/2018

WALKER OUT FOR SEASON WITH BROKEN FOOT

The senior guard suffered the injury Feb. 9 against Detroit Mercy

02/07/2018

NEELY TO MISS REMAINDER OF SEASON WITH KNEE INJURY

Tests revealed the sophomore point guard suffered a torn lateral meniscus Feb. 2 against UIC

01/27/2018

WINNING STREAK EXTENDS TO FIVE AS OAKLAND TAKES DOWN NKU 83-70

The Golden Grizzlies will await first-place Wright State Sunday at 2 p.m. in Dayton

01/20/2018

Oakland vs. Detroit Mercy (1/20/2018)

Oakland vs. Detroit Mercy (1/20/2018) Calihan Hall, Detroit, Mich.

01/15/2018

Oakland at UIC

Oakland at UIC

01/07/2018

Oakland vs. Wright State (1/7/2018)

Oakland vs. Wright State (1/7/2018) O'rena

12/22/2017

Oakland vs. Eastern Michigan (12/22/2017)

The Oakland men's basketball team faced Eastern Michigan for the second time this month as they welcomed the Eagles to the O'rena Friday, Dec. 22.

11/24/2017

Oakland vs. Kansas (USATSI)

Oakland vs. Kansas (11/24/17)

Game-by-Game Get Acrobat Reader | Career Stats Get Acrobat Reader

2017-18
 Appeared in 24 games, making 15 starts
 Suffered season-ending knee injury (torn lateral meniscus in his left knee) on Feb. 2 against UIC.
 Finished the season ranking ninth all-time in Oakland history in career assists per game (4.06).
 Led the Horizon League in assists per game at 5.5.
 Led the team in assists (133) which ranked third in the Horizon League
 Registered 10 assists or more in three games, which led the Horizon League
 Recorded first career double-double against Texas Southern on Nov. 30 (22 points, 13 assists)
 His 13 assists against Texas Southern was the most in a single game during the season among Horizon League players
 Made the game-tying free throws with seven seconds remaining against Oral Roberts to send to overtime (Oakland won 93-86)
 Before his injury on Feb. 2, he ranked 21th in total assists, 38th in assist per game and 44th in assist to turnover ratio in NCAA (led HL in same categories)
 Recorded career highs in points (22), assists (13), field goals made (seven), field goal attempts (nine) and three-pointers made (two), all against Texas Southern on Nov. 30

2016-17
Made 15 starts in 34 games played
Led the Horizon League in assist/turnover ratio (2.8)
▪ 1-of-3 players to dish out more than 100 assists this season (103)
▪ Ranked sixth in Horizon League play in assists per game with 3.8
▪ Led the team in field goal percentage (.687)

High School

▪ Member of state championship team in 2014-15
▪ Won the 2016 Detroit Public School League Mr. PSL award
▪ Named All-State by Detroit Free Press and Detroit News
▪ Led Cowboys with 15.1 points and added 4.5 assists per game en route to a perfect 26-0 season his junior year

Personal
Full Name: Brailen Lamarr Neely
Birthdate: May 6, 1997
Parents: Brandon and Carlen Neely
Siblings: Brandon and Baili

Top Three Reasons for Choosing Oakland
1. Basketball
2. School
3. Proximity to home

CAREER BESTS
POINTS
» 22 vs. Texas Southern (11/30/17)
REBOUNDS
» 5 vs. Valparaiso (2/17/17)
ASSISTS
» 13 vs. Texas Southern (11/30/17)
FIELD GOALS
» 7 vs. Texas Southern (11/30/17)
FIELD GOAL ATTEMPTS
» 9 vs. Texas Southern (11/30/17)
3-PT. FIELD GOALS
» 2 (2x) vs. Texas Southern (11/30/17) 
3-PT. FIELD GOAL ATTEMPTS
» 6 vs. vs. Youngstown State (1/10/18)
FREE THROWS
» 8 vs. Milwaukee (1/29/17)
FREE THROWS ATTEMPTS
» 8 vs. Milwaukee (1/29/17)
STEALS
» 4 at UAA (11/25/16)
BLOCKS
» 1 (2x) last vs. Eastern Michigan (12/22/17)
MINUTES
» 43 vs. Milwaukee (1/29/17)
MISCELLANEOUS
» Double-Figure Scoring: 3

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