OAKLAND-NORTHERN KENTUCKY POSTGAME NOTES
Jan. 6, 2018

Recap |  Box Score |  Photo Gallery 

BLACKTOP AT THE O’RENA (3,411 attendance)

OAKLAND GOLDEN GRIZZLIES (9-7, 1-2 HL)

GAME NOTES:

> Oakland shot 53 percent from the field (28-for-53)

> Northern Kentucky shot 63 percent in the second half (17 of 27)

> Oakland’s bench out scored NKU’s 22-12

> Oakland had 22 assists on 28 field goals made

> The Golden Grizzlies came in to the game ranking eighth in the NCAA in free throw percentage (78.5 percent), but shot 67 percent (19-for-28) from the charity stripe tonight

> The Golden Grizzlies led 47-41 at halftime and are 8-2 when leading at the half

> Oakland dropped its first Horizon League home opener since joining the conference.

> NKU had 19 second-chance points while Oakland had just four

> The Golden Grizzlies had their 10 game home win streak snapped.

> The Black and Gold suffered their first loss at the O'rena since Jan. 27, 2017 (vs. Green Bay)

> Oakland has made a 3-pointer in 920 consecutive games, 8th-best streak in the country

> The Last time Oakland did not make a 3-pointer was vs. Wayne State on Jan. 30, 1988

PLAYER NOTES:

> Kendrick Nunn led all scorers with 24 points on 10 of 20 shooting

> Jalen Hayes recorded 17 points and five rebounds

> Isaiah Brock blocked six shots and has recorded six blocks in his last three games

> Martez Walker scored 18 points on five of eight shooting and was 7-for-11 from the charity stripe.

> Brailen Neely dished out 11 assists, his second double-figure assist game of the season

> Chris Palombizio came off the bench and scored seven points and grabbed three rebounds

INSIDE THE SERIES
> The series is tied 8-8


 

 

Golden Grizzlies Photo Galleries