OAK-CSU POSTGAME NOTES

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CLEVELAND STATE 76, OAKLAND 65
BLACKTOP AT THE O’RENA (2,135 attendance)
ROCHESTER, Mich.

OAKLAND GOLDEN GRIZZLIES (14-5, 4-2 HL)

  • For the second straight game, an opposing player scored 30 or more points
    • CSU’s Rob Edwards finished with a game-high 32 (10-for-14)
  • The Golden Grizzlies drop consecutive league games after opening 4-0
  • Tonight was the 15th league loss in the last 75 home league games
  • The Golden Grizzlies trailed at the half for just the 5th time this season, 33-30 tonight
    • Oakland falls to 2-3 this season when trailing at the break
  • The Black and Gold went 0-for-7 from behind the arc in the first half
    • Oakland made just 2 of 18 (11%) shots from 3-point range
    • The Golden Grizzlies are 8-for-44 (18%) from long range over the last 2 games
  • The Golden Grizzlies shot 36% (10-for-28) in the opening 20 minutes
  • The Black and Gold went 11 of 17 (65%) from 2 in the second half
  • Oakland started its 4th different lineup tonight
  • Oakland is 35-21 all-time in Horizon League play
  • Oakland has made a 3-pointer in 889 consecutive games, 9th-best streak in the country
    • The Last time Oakland did not make a 3-pointer was vs. Wayne State on Jan. 30, 1988
  • This is the 50th season of intercollegiate basketball for Oakland
  • The Golden Grizzlies dropped 5 spots to No. 11 in the latest CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major Top 25 Poll

OAK-CSU SERIES NOTES

  • The Vikings snapped a 3-game losing streak to Oakland
  • CSU Leads the series 4-3 since Oakland joined the Horizon League
  • Cleveland State leads the all-time series 7-3
  • The Black and Gold are 2-3 against the Vikings in the O’rena

 

 

PLAYER NOTES

Sophomore Jaevin Cumberland

  • Played 7 minutes, the most since Southern Utah (12/3/16), played 9 minutes
  • Scored 2 points, first since SUU

Senior Sherron Dorsey-Walker

  • Tallied 7 points and 5 rebounds
  • Went just 1 of 8 from the floor
  • First time in 7 games he did not make a 3-pointer
  • Played 36 minutes

Junior Jalen Hayes

  • Became the 35th player in school history to surpass 1,000 points
  • Scored a team-best 25 points
  • Pushed career points total to 1,015
  • Scored 20-plus points in three-straight games, averaging 24.3 points in those 3 games

Sophomore Xavier Hill-Mais

  • Dished out a career-high tying 4 assists
  • Recorded 7 points and 4 rebounds
  • Went 2-for-5 from the floor

Junior Martez Walker

  • Finished with 10 points
  • Made 4 of 11 shots from the floor
  • Marks the 8th consecutive game with a made triple

 

 

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