OAK-UR POSTGAME NOTES

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#6 RICHMOND 87, #7 OAKLAND 83
ROBINS CENTER (6,527 attendance)
NIT SECOND ROUND

OAKLAND GOLDEN GRIZZLIES (25-9)

POSTSEASON NOTES

  • This is the first time Oakland has participated in the NIT
  • The Golden Grizzlies are 8-9 all-time in D1 postseason games
    • NIT (1-1), NCAA (1-3), CIT (4-4), Vegas16 (2-1)
  • The Horizon League is 28-31 all-time in the NIT

POSTGAME NOTES

  • Richmond became the first team to shoot better than 50% against Oakland all season long
    • The Spiders shot 53.4% (31-for-58) from the floor
  • Oakland trailed at the half for just the 11th time this season, 43-38
    • The Golden Grizzlies are 5-6 when down at halftime
  • The loss tonight snaps a 6-game road winning streak
  • Oakland falls to 11-3 on the road, matching the school record in road wins
    • The 11 road wins is T-4th in the NCAA this season
  • The Black and Gold ended the season 10-2 over final 12 games
  • For the first time in program history, Oakland has 3 players with over 100 assists
  • The Golden Grizzlies are No. 6 in the country in points in the paint
    • Held to 30 points in the paint tonight
  • Tonight was just the 2nd loss this year when shooting better than 30% from behind the arc (20-2 record)
    • Made 11 of 24 from 3-point range (46%)
    • Other loss was at Michigan State (12/21), going 8-for-24 (.333)
  • Oakland has made a 3-pointer in 904 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
  • The 25 wins this season is T-2nd in program history
  • Greg Kampe is 1 of 2 active Division I coaches to lead one program to over 1,000 games (Syracuse’s Jim Boeheim)
  • This is the 50th season of intercollegiate basketball for Oakland
  • Oakland is No. 19 in the CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major Top 25 Poll

 

 

OAK-UR SERIES NOTES

  • Tonight was the first-ever meeting between the two schools
  • The Golden Grizzlies are 2-5 all-time against A-10 opponents

PLAYER NOTES

Freshman Isaiah Brock

  • His 72 blocked shots is 4th in program history
  • 52 of 91 (57%) made field goals are dunks
  • Made 2 of 5 shots from the floor
  • Grabbed 6 rebounds

Sophomore Jaevin Cumberland

  • Reached double figures for just the 2nd time in his career
  • Finished with 13 points
  • Went a career-best 7-for-7 from the free-throw line
  • Made both shots from beyond the arc

Junior Nick Daniels

  • Matched his season-high with 4 triples
  • Scored 12 points
  • Made 4 of 7 shots from long range
  • Tallied 4 assists and 3 rebounds
  • Reached double figures for the 8th time this season

Senior Sherron Dorsey-Walker

  • Dished out a team-best 6 assists
  • Finished with 6 points and 4 rebounds
  • Played his last game of his collegiate career

 Jalen Hayes

  • Posted 18 points and 9 rebounds
  • Went 8-for-17 from the floor
  • Had 3 assists
  • Ends his junior season with 1,268 points in his career, 26th all-time in school history

Junior Martez Walker

  • Led all scorers with 25 points
  • Reached double figures in 31 or 34 games this season
  • Oakland falls to 12-2 this season when he leads team in scoring
  • Made 4 of 9 shots from behind the arc
  • Played a career-high 40 minutes
  • Pushes his career total points to 1,007
  • Recorded his team-leading 15th game of 20 points or more
    • Ends season with 4 consecutive games of 20-plus points

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