Men's Basketball

Drew Valentine
Drew Valentine


Lansing, Mich.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 238





Oakland-Youngstown State Postgame Notes

March 4, 2014


Oakland Travels to Youngstown State for CIT Postseason Tournament

The Golden Grizzlies are making their fifth consecutive postseason appearance.


Oakland Falls to Fort Wayne, 91-72, at The Summit League Tournament

The Golden Grizzlies shot 35% in the game.


Oakland-IPFW Postgame Notes

March 10, 2013


No. 4 Seed Oakland Faces No. 5 Seed Fort Wayne on Sunday

The Golden Grizzlies were swept by the Mastodons during the regular season.


Player interviews

Travis Bader, Corey Petros, Drew Valentine and Duke Mondy speak at The Summit League Championships Media Day


Senior Night from the floor

Coach Kampe talks briefly about the game, the tournament ahead, and our two seniors take the mic for some last words at the O'rena.


Oakland wins 88-83

Highlights of Oakland defeating South Dakota State 88-83


Oakland wins at Omaha 96-81

Highlights from Oakland's win at Omaha 96-81


Oakland wins 89-71

Travis Bader scored 47 points and set a school record by hitting 11 3-pointers in one game.


Oakland vs. Fort Wayne (Summit League Championships)

The men's basketball team faced IPFW in the quarterfinal round of the 2013 Summit League Championships in Sioux Falls.


Oakland vs. Fort Wayne (Senior Day)

The men's basketball team finished the regular season against Fort Wayne on Senior Night at the Athletics Center O'rena


Oakland vs. Morehead State

Golden Grizzlies hosted the Eagles in the Ramada BracketBusters Game


Oakland vs. South Dakota State

The men's basketball team hosted their third straight league leader as South Dakota St played in the O'rena on Saturday


Oakland vs. IUPUI

The Golden Grizzlies and Jaguars battled in the O'rena on Thursday night.

Overview:Played the 2nd-most games in an OU career at 136 ... Finished 4th all-time in defensive rebounds (480) and 8th in offensive rebounds (232) ... All-Summit League honorable mention in his senior season ... One of the top defenders in The Summit League, setting a new O'rena record with 8 in a game ... Posted 15 double-doubles in his career ... A talented two-sport athlete in high school in basketball and football ... Led the league in steals per game in conference action in 2010-11 ... Younger brother Denzel plays at Michigan State ... Graduated with a degree in communication in May 2013.

2011-12 Highlight Video

Game-by-Game Stats | Career Stats

▪ Posted double figures in 9 of his last 10 games
▪ Posted 48 career games of at least 10 points and 5 rebounds (16 this season)
▪ Tallied 5 double-doubles
▪ Grabbed a career-high 16 rebounds and had 14 points to post his 4th double-double of the season at Omaha (2/2)
▪ Broke an O'rena record with a career-best 8 steals, tallying 19 points and 8 rebounds vs. Kansas City (1/17)
▪ Had 7 steals at IUPUI (12/29) to go with 8 points, a team-high 8 rebounds and 4 assists
▪ Reached double figures for the first time in 4 games, scoring 15 at West Virginia (12/19), grabbing 7 rebounds, before fouling out after 38 minutes
▪ In a battle with his younger brother Denzel at No. 15 Michigan State (11/23), posted 5 points, 4 rebounds, 3 steals and 2 assists in just less than 40 minutes

▪ Tied for the team lead with 4 double-doubles
▪ Grabbed a team-high 11 rebounds vs. Southern Utah (3/4) at league tourney
▪ Posted a double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds at South Dakota (2/25) in the regular-season finale
▪ Scored 19 points, had 6 rebounds and 4 assists vs. IPFW (2/11)
▪ Blocked a career-best 2 shots at Southern Utah (1/19)
▪ Tallied a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds at SD State (12/30)
▪ Posted 19 points and a team-high 9 rebounds at Valparaiso (12/17)
▪ Finished with 15 points and 8 rebounds against the Vols (11/28)
▪ Went 6-for-9 from the floor at Houston (11/22), tallying 15 points
▪ Posted a double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds at Arkansas (11/16)
▪ Posted 11 points, 6 rebounds and a team-best 3 steals in opener at No. 16/15 Alabama (11/14)

▪ Led The Summit League in steals per game (1.7) in league games only
▪ Posted four double-doubles
▪ Reached double figures in 15 games, including a stretch of eight straight
▪ Shot 58 percent (75-for-129) from the floor over the last 19 games
▪ Finished seventh in the league in field goal percentage (.554), ninth in steals per game (1.2) and 13th in rebounds per game (5.6)
▪ Made his first collegiate start at West Virginia (11/12), posting five rebounds, two points and two assists
▪ Had 12 points and career-best seven assists in 28 minutes versus Southern Utah (12/5)
▪ Buried both his 3-pointer attempts, including one from behind the NBA line, versus No. 7/8 Michigan State (12/11), tallying 11 points and grabbed six boards
▪ Recorded his first-ever double-double at Centenary (12/28) with 10 points and 10 rebounds; His six offensive boards were a career high as well
▪ Knocked down a game-clinching 3-pointer with 1:14 left at Oral Roberts (12/30) to extend the lead to seven points and finished a perfect 6-for-6 from the floor and 2 of 2 from beyond the arc
▪ Had a career night versus Western Illinois (1/8) with 17 points and 14 rebounds for his second double-double
▪ Posted his third double-double of the season with 11 points and a game-high 13 rebounds at South Dakota State (1/20)
▪ Had a career-high five steals at Western Illinois (2/3), finishing with eight points on 4 of 6 shooting
▪ Tallied 14 points on 7 of 11 shooting versus IPFW (2/12), finishing with seven rebounds and three assists
▪ Grabbed a team-high 12 rebounds in 35 minutes at Southern Utah (2/26)
▪ Had a career night in the semifinals of The Summit League tournament with 24 points and 11 rebounds versus South Dakota State (3/7)
▪ Reach double figures in 2 of 3 league tournament games

▪ Saw action in 32 games
▪ Finished 82 percent (9-11) from the free throw line
▪ Tallied first points of the season versus Rochester College (11/21) and had his first collegiate block in 11 minutes
▪ Played in 13 minutes at Memphis (11/30), finishing with three rebounds and one block
▪ Tallied six points at No. 5 Syracuse (12/22)
▪ Played 19 minutes versus Alma College (12/28), tallying six points, a career-high four rebounds, one steal and one block
▪ Posted nine points and six rebounds at Centenary (1/9), going 3-for-3 from the charity stripe
▪ Saw action in a season-high 21 minutes in the quarterfinal game versus UMKC (3/6), going 2-for-5 from the floor and scoring five points
▪ Went 2-for-2 from the floor against No. 18 Pittsburgh (3/19) to score seven points at the NCAA tournament

High School
▪ Lettered in four seasons in basketball
▪ Two-year captain in both football and basketball
▪ Averaged 15.5 points per game and 11.9 rebounds per game en route to being named all-state honorable mention in junior season
▪ Helped lead team to back-to-back CAAC basketball titles
▪ Named all-state first team in senior season
▪ Three-time all-conference selection (2007-09)
▪ Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan (BCAM) all-star game participant
▪ Two-year letterwinner in football as starting quarterback
▪ Missed senior year of football due to an injury
▪ Set a single-season school record for passing yards and helped lead the Big Reds to CAAC football championship, along with district title in junior season
▪ Tabbed all-league and all-district in junior season

Academic Achievements
▪ National Honor Society

Top Athletic Performance
▪ Leading Oakland to The Summit League Championship game with 24 points and 11 rebounds in a win over South Dakota State (3/7/11) in Sioux Falls

Full Name: Carlton Andrew Valentine II
Birthdate: May 25, 1991
Parents: Carlton and Kathy Valentine
▪ Father played basketball at Michigan State (1984-88) and professionally in Sweden (1989-94)
Brother: Denzel is a freshman on the Michigan State basketball team

Top Three Reasons for Choosing Oakland
1. Coaching staff
2. Campus
3. Close to home



CAREER 24 vs. South Dakota State (3/7/11)



CAREER 16 at Omaha (2/2/13)



CAREER 7 vs. Southern Utah (12/2/10)


Field Goals

CAREER 10 vs. South Dakota State (3/7/11)


Field Goal Attempts

CAREER 15 vs. South Dakota (12/1/11)


3-Pt. Field Goals

CAREER 4 vs. Western Illinois (1/8/11)


3-Pt. FG Attempts

CAREER 6 vs. Western Illinois (1/8/11)


Free Throws

CAREER 8 vs. IPFW (2/11/12)


Free Throw Attempts

CAREER 10 vs. IPFW (2/11/12)



CAREER 8 vs, UMKCI (1/17/13)



CAREER 2 at Southern Utah (1/19/12)



CAREER 45 vs. Southern Utah (OT) (2/15/12)



Double-Figure Scoring: 51
Double-Figure Rebounds: 17
Double-Doubles: 14

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