OAK-YSU POSTGAME NOTES

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OAKLAND 90, YOUNGSTOWN STATE 76
BEEGHLY CENTER (1,550 attendance)
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio

OAKLAND GOLDEN GRIZZLIES (17-7, 7-4 HL)

  • Oakland tied a school record by making all of its free throws, 18-for-18
    • Single-game school record is 19-for-19 vs. IPFW (3/8/10)
  • Oakland is 12-2 over its last 14 Horizon League road games
    • The Golden Grizzlies are 6-2 on the road this season
    • Oakland is 4-1 on the road in league play
  • The Golden Grizzlies are 47-14 over the last 9 seasons in the month of February
  • Oakland is 12-1 this season when shooting 30% or higher
    • Shot 36% tonight (8-for-22)
    • Only loss was at Michigan State (12/21), shooting 33% (8-for-24)
  • The Golden Grizzlies used a 13-0 run over 3 minutes to take the lead in the first half
    • Oakland shot 57% (17-for-30) in the opening 20 minutes
  • The Black and Gold are 14-2 this season when leading or tied at the half
    • Led 42-37 tonight
    • Oakland has won 25 of the last 26 games when leading at halftime
    • The Golden Grizzlies are 29-3 all-time in Horizon League play when leading or tied after 20 minutes
  • Greg Kampe picked up his 575th career win tonight
  • The Black and Gold outrebounded YSU, 45-26
  • Oakland is 38-23 all-time in Horizon League play
  • Oakland has made a 3-pointer in 894 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
  • Oakland dropped out of the CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major Top 25 Poll for the first time this season
    • The Golden Grizzlies are receiving 22 votes

 

 

OAK-YSU SERIES NOTES

  • Oakland is 7-1 over the last 8 meetings with Youngstown State
  • The Golden Grizzlies have won 4 straight inside the Beeghly Center
  • The Black and Gold lead the all-time series 12-5
    • 5-4 all-time inside Beeghly Center

PLAYER NOTES

Freshman Isaiah Brock

  • Reached career-highs with 16 points and 18 rebounds
    • 3rd-most rebounds this season by a freshman in NCAA
    • Most rebounds since Keith Benson grabbed 22 vs. Austin Peay (11-27-10) in Chicago
  • Recorded 2nd double-double of the season
  • 35 of 58 (60%) made field goals are dunks
  • Made a career-high 6 of 7 shots from the floor
  • Made all 4 free throws
  • Had 1 blocked shot and 1 steal in 30 minutes

Junior Nick Daniels

  • Went 3-for-7 from behind the arc
    • Is 6-for-11 (55%) from long range over last 2 games
  • Finished with 11 points in 16 minutes
  • Reached double figures for the 2nd straight game and 5th time this season

Senior Sherron Dorsey-Walker

  • Held YSU’s Cameron Morse to 12 points, 11 less than his season average
  • Matched his career-high with 9 assists
  • Scored 8 points

Junior Jalen Hayes

  • Reached 20 or more points for the 3rd straight game
  • Tallied 21 points and 5 rebounds
  • Made 8 of 10 shots from the floor
  • Went a perfect 5-for-5 from the free-throw line
  • Reached double figures in 20 of his last 21 games vs. Horizon League opponents

Freshman Brailen Neely

  • Made his 5th straight start
  • Dished out 7 assists

Freshman Chris Palombizio

  • Scored 6 points
  • Went 2-for-3 from beyond the arc

Junior Martez Walker

  • Posted 17 points and 4 rebounds
  • Reached double figures for the 7th straight game
  • Made 6 of 12 shots from the floor
  • Went 0-for-3 from long range
  • Had 2 steals and 2 assists

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