OAKLAND ROUTS ROCHESTER COLLEGE, 86-51, IN HOME OPENER
Three Grizzlies finish in double figures.
Nov. 30, 2013
ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) - Travis Bader scored a game-high 24 points and led Oakland to its first win of the season, an 86-51 victory over Rochester College on Saturday.
Bader shot 8 of 15 from the field and made four 3-pointers, marking 61 straight games making a 3-point shot. He scored 18 of his points in the second half. Duke Mondy scored 16 and Corey Petros, who finished the first half with 10 points and eight rebounds, scored 14 for the Golden Grizzlies (1-7).
Oakland jumped out to a 24-7 lead 10 minutes into the first half and never trailed. The Golden Grizzlies led by 15 at the break and outscored the Warriors 48-28 in the second half. Stavros Schizas led Rochester College (8-3) with 10 points and seven rebounds.
The Grizzlies began the season with seven road games, and will play seven of their next eight games at home.