Oakland (5-4) vs.
BROADCAST: ESPN3, TV20
ROCHESTER, Mich. -- The Oakland men's basketball team will host Chicago State Saturday, Dec. 9 at 3 p.m. inside the O'rena. The game will be televised on TV20, Comcast 900 and can be seen on ESPN3. The match-up can also be heard on WDFN-AM (1130) with Neal Ruhl (pxp) and Matt Dery (analyst) on the call.
CELEBRATION OF TOM FORD
Oakland University Athletics and the men’s basketball team will celebrate longtime athletic trainer Tom Ford Saturday. Ford announced in May he would be stepping away from his duties due to being diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease.
Ford spent 30 years at Oakland providing outstanding treatment to thousands of student-athletes during his tenure.
There will be an exclusive offer for former student-athletes for a $30 package that includes a reserved seat game ticket, Tom Ford bobblehead and a donation to the Team TFord Strong Foundation.
Former student-athletes can purchase a reserved seat for $10 while supplies last.
Limited edition Tom Ford bobbleheads will be available to the general public for $20 with proceeds benefitting the Ford family.
For more information or to purchase tickets, call the Oakland University Athletics Ticket Office at (248) 370-4000.
INSIDE THE SERIES
> Oakland leads the series 16-5
> The Golden Grizzlies have won the last three meetings and have scored over 100 points in the last two contests
> Jalen Hayes has recorded four straight double-doubles and now has 30 for his career, which is third all-time in program history
> Martez Walker was named Horizon League Player of the Week after averaging 28.7 points per game in three wins last week at Oral Roberts and Western Michigan and at home against Texas Southern
> A win on Saturday would extend Oakland's home win streak to eight games (last home loss: 1/27/17 Green Bay)