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Jalen Hayes
Jalen  Hayes

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Lansing, Mich.

High School:
Sexton

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 213

Position:
Forward

Twitter:
@JHayes_5

Major:
Human Resource Development


10/06/2017

OAKLAND PICKED TO WIN HORIZON LEAGUE IN PRESEASON POLL

The Golden Grizzlies received 31 first-place votes

10/06/2017

THE DERY VIEW

As the 2017-18 season begins, the Golden Grizzlies were named the preseason favorites to win the league

09/30/2017

OAKLAND MEN'S BASKETBALL REPORTS BACK FOR FIRST PRACTICE

The Golden Grizzlies return their top two scorers

09/12/2017

ESPNU TO BROADCAST THE DISTRICT DETROIT COLLEGE BASKETBALL SHOWCASE

The doubleheader at Little Caesars Arena will air on ESPNU Dec. 16

03/22/2017

HAYES, WALKER EARN NABC HONORS

Jalen Hayes was named to the NABC All-District First Team

03/04/2017

HORIZON LEAGUE TOURNEY QUARTERFINALS

No. 1 Oakland took on No. 9 Youngstown State in the quarterfinals at Joe Louis Arena

02/21/2017

Oakland vs. Youngstown State

The Golden Grizzlies hosted the Penguins in the regular-season home finale

02/19/2017

Oakland vs. UIC

Oakland vs. UIC 2/19/17

02/17/2017

Oakland Hosts Valparaiso

The Golden Grizzlies took on the Crusaders in a WHITE OUT game

02/10/2017

Men's Basketball at Detroit Mercy

Golden Grizzlies search for redemption at UDM

Game-by-Game Stats | Career Stats

OVERVIEW: Preseason Horizon League Player of the Year candidate ... Two-time all-league performer ... Averaged just under a double-double in Horizon League play ... Athletic forward that can play many positions on the floor ... Dual threat that can score at the basket and from the perimeter ... Chose Oakland over Akron, Central Michigan, Eastern Michigan, St. Bonaventure and Western Michigan ... Majoring in business administration.

2016-17 HIGHLIGHTS
▪ Named to All-Horizon League first team
▪ NBCA All-District first team selection
▪ Surpassed 1,000 career points this season, ending his junior season with 1,268 points
▪ Led the team in rebounds at 8.0 and was second in points with 15.9 per game
▪ Recorded nine double-doubles, all in Horizon League play
▪ His 17.9 points per game was No. 3 in league play
▪ Tallied the second most 10-plus rebound games in the league with 11
▪ Scored a career-high 28 points against Detroit Mercy (1/13), going 9-for-12 from the floor
▪ Started all 34 games for the Golden Grizzlies

2015-16 HIGHLIGHTS
▪ Named to All-Horizon League second team
▪ Led the team in rebounds at 8.6 and was second in points with 13.1
▪ Tallied 15 double-doubles, including 10 during Horizon League play
▪ Ranked 29th in the NCAA in double-doubles and 45th in defensive rebounds a 6.41
▪ Averaged league-best 9.4 rebounds per game during HL games
▪ Ranked eighth in scoring in the Horizon League during league play at 15.7 points and sixth in field-goal percentage at 54.3
▪ Scored in double-figures in 26 of 35 games, including four games of 20 or more points
▪ Scored season-high 24 points on 11-of-16 shooting at Green Bay
▪ Grabbed a career-best 17 rebounds at Washington to go with 16 points

2014-15 HIGHLIGHTS
▪ Named to Horizon League All-Freshman Team
▪ Selected Horizon League Freshman of the Week six times, including four times during league play
▪ Averaged 11.2 points and 6.3 rebounds during league play
▪ Ranked sixth in the league during conference play with 100 rebounds
▪ Reached double-figures in eight of 16 Horizon League contests
▪ Scored a career-best 27 points vs. Wright State (1/28), the most points scored by an Oakland freshman since 2001
▪ Handed out career-best 10 assists at UIC (2/4) ▪ Tallied third double-double in the quarterfinals of the Horizon League tournament vs. UIC with 11 points and 11 boards (3/6)

2013-14 HIGHLIGHTS
▪ Diagnosed with Mononucleosis on Oct. 27 and has been limited to 3 games
▪ Blocked his first shot in college basketball vs. St. Francis Brooklyn (11/24)
▪ Season-high 2 points and 2 rebounds vs. Rochester College (11/30)

HIGH SCHOOL HIGHLIGHTS
▪ Named Lansing Player of the Year by the Lansing State Journal
▪ All-State first team
▪ Averaged a double-double his senior year
▪ Led team to a pair of Class B state championships
▪ Won four district titles and three regional championships
▪ Guided his team to a 77-11 record in his four seasons

ACADEMIC ACCOMPLISHMENTS
▪ Honor Roll in High School

TOP ATHLETIC ACCOMPLISHMENT
▪ Leading the Michigan Mustangs to an AAU National Championship in 2012, tallying 29 points and 12 rebounds in the semifinal game in Las Vegas

PERSONAL
Full Name: Jalen Hayes
Parents: Denon and Myra Hayes
Siblings: Has a twin Jawan Hayes

Top Three Reasons for Choosing Oakland
1. Academic Reputation
2. Fit into Basketball System
3. Size of school

CAREER BESTS
POINTS
» 28 vs. Detroit Mercy (1/13/17)
REBOUNDS
» 17 at Washington (12/19/15)
ASSISTS
» 10 vs. UIC (2/4/15)
FIELD GOALS
» 11 (6x), last vs. Youngstown State (3/4/17)
FIELD GOALS ATTEMPTS
» 21 (2x), last vs. Youngstown State (3/4/17)
3-PT. FIELD GOALS
» 3 at Valparaiso (2/8/15)
3-PT. FIELD GOALS ATTEMPTS
» 4 at Valparaiso (2/8/15)
FREE THROWS
» 11 vs. Wright State (1/28/15)
FREE THROWS ATTEMPTS
» 13 (2x), Last vs. Wright State (1/28/15)
STEALS
» 5 vs. Western Michigan (11/14/17)
BLOCKS
» 3 (3x), last at Detroit Mercy (2/10/17)
MINUTES
» 44 (2x), last vs. Milwaukee (1/29/17)
MISCELLANEOUS
» Double-Figure Scoring: 63
» Double-Doubles: 27
» 8 or more Rebounds: 44

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