OAK-WSU POSTGAME NOTES

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WRIGHT STATE 88, OAKLAND 67
NUTTER CENTER (3,982 attendance)
DAYTON, Ohio

OAKLAND GOLDEN GRIZZLIES (15-6, 5-3 HL)

  • With the score tied at 7-7 (16:28), WSU went on a 22-5 run over 8 minutes to take a commanding 29-12 lead in the first half
    • The Golden Grizzlies got as close as 9 points with 1:53 left until halftime
  • Oakland started the second half on a 9-3 run to climb within 6, 45-39 (16:45)
    • That would be as close as OAK would get in the game
  • The Golden Grizzlies made 5 of 20 shots (25%) from beyond the arc
    • Oakland is 20-for-95 (21%) from behind the arc over its last 5 games (2-3 record)
  • Today was just the 2nd road league loss for Oakland over the last 13 (11-2)
    • Oakland is 3-1 in league play on the road
  • The Golden Grizzlies fall to 5-2 on the road this season
  • Oakland trailed by 12 at the half, 42-30
    • The Golden Grizzlies are 3-4 this season when down at the break
    • Oakland is 2-2 in league play when down after 20 minutes
    • The Golden Grizzlies are 9-19 all-time in Horizon League play when down at the half
  • Oakland is 36-22 all-time in Horizon League play
  • Oakland has made a 3-pointer in 891 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-WSU SERIES NOTES

  • The loss today snapped a five-game regular season winning streak over the Raiders
  • The Golden Grizzlies are 5-3 vs. the Raiders in Horizon League regular season play
  • The Black and Gold are 6-7 all-time vs. Wright State in D1 meetings (2000-present)
  • WSU leads the all-time series 9-7
  • Oakland is 2-4 all-time inside the Nutter Center

PLAYER NOTES

Jaevin Cumberland

  • Scored 8 points in 12 minutes
  • Made 2 of 3 shots from behind the arc
  • Most points scored since 16 vs. Goshen (11/18/16)

Junior Nick Daniels

  • Started the 2nd half
  • Scored 10 points in 17 minutes
  • Went 3-for-3 from the free-throw line
  • Made 3 of 6 shots, 1 of 3 from behind the arc
  • Reached double figures for the first time in 13 games
    • 3rd time he has surpassed 10 or more points this season

Junior Jalen Hayes

  • Finished with 8 points and 7 rebounds
  • Left the floor after an injury with 9:28 remaining
  • After going to locker room, returned with 5:14 left in the game
  • This was the first time he has not reached double figures in league play in 16 games
    • Scored 7 points vs. Wright State (1/29/16)

Junior Martez Walker

  • Scored a team-best 14 points
    • Tonight was the first time Oakland has lost when he led team in scoring, 9-1
  • Went 5-for-11 and 2-for-7 from 3-point range

 

 

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