Oakland Rumors & News

  • Oakland University basketball coach Greg Kampe gets three-year extension

    Oakland Press "Oakland University men’s basketball coach Greg Kampe received a three-year contract extension which will keep him at the Rochester-area school through 2020. The deal was approved Monday, April 11 by the school’s board of trustees, and will pay Kampe $288,000 per year, a slight increase from his..." April 12

  • Oakland's Kay Felder hires agents, stays in NBA draft

    Detroit Free Press "Oakland guard Kay Felder said before he would enter the NBA Draft, he would talk to agents and listen to what they thought about his prospects. But he did not have initial plans to sign, keeping open his ability to return to Oakland for his senior year. The possibility is now gone after..." April 09

  • Chip Hooper dies week after seeing son play

    ESPN "Oakland senior guard Max Hooper's father, Chip, died Saturday, just one week after he made a surprise visit to watch his son play. Chip Hooper, who had been battling cancer for four years, attended the Golden Grizzlies' senior day Feb. 26. It was the first time he was in attendance since Max..." March 06

  • Longhorns' Martez Walker transfers to Oakland

    Detroit Free Press "Another basketball player is transferring closer to home at Oakland University. Former Texas guard Martez Walker, who has a court case pending for misdemeanor domestic-assault charges from a September incident in Austin, said today that he will begin classes at OU on Tuesday. He will be a..." January 06

  • Iowa State transfer finds a new destination

    College Basketball Talk "Former Iowa State guard Sherron Dorsey-Walker has found a new home as the redshirt sophomore took to Twitter on Saturday to announce his new destination. The 6-foot-4 guard will play closer to home and become a member of the Oakland Golden Grizzlies. A native of Detroit, Dorsey-Walker should be..." January 05

  • Former Oakland guard transfers to Dayton, eligible this season

    College Basketball Talk "Dayton will have the services of fifth-year point guard Ryan Bass for the this upcoming season, as head coach Archie Miller announced on Tuesday that the Dayton, Ohio native had joined the program. “We are very excited to announce the addition of Oakland University graduate, Ryan Bass to our..." August 27

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Oakland lands Iowa State transfer Percy Gibson

    College Basketball Talk "Oakland landed another high-major transfer late this week when former Iowa State big man Percy Gibson opted to transfer to the Grizzlies, according to his Twitter. A native of Detroit, Gibson is moving closer to home as the rising-senior played in 14 games in 2013-14 and averaged 1.2 points and..." June 14

  • Former St. John’s guard/forward Max Hooper transfers to Oakland

    College Basketball Talk "After stops at Harvard and St. John’s, Max Hooper has found a new home, committing to Oakland according to a report from John Rothstein of CBS Sports. St. John’s announced Hooper’s intention to transfer on March 26. He sat out the 2012-2013 year, and averaged only saw nine minutes of action a..." April 14

  • Travis Bader scores 28 in Oakland triumph

    Detroit News "Travis Bader scored 28 points and Duke Mondy added 17 with eight assists and seven rebounds to pace Oakland past Illinois-Chicago 86-71 on Friday night. Bader went 4-of-6 on 3-pointers and 12-of-13 on free throws. Those four 3-pointers give him an NCAA-leading 130 on the season and pushed his..." February 22

  • Travis Bader makes 10 more 3's in Oakland loss

    Detroit News "Charlie Lee scored a career-high 31 points and Cleveland State made 14 3-pointers to overcome record-setting long-range shooter Travis Bader and Oakland’s 15 3-pointers for a 92-85 win Thursday night. Lee made 6 of 8 3-point attempts and all 11 of his free throws while Bader hit 10 of 13..." February 07

  • Travis Bader makes 5 3-pointers in Oakland win

    Detroit News "J.J. Redick’s record is safe, at least for a day. Travis Bader made five 3-pointers Friday, leaving him two short of Redick’s record for career 3-pointers made while Oakland defeated Youngstown State on Kahlil Felder’s two free throws with four seconds left, 86-85, in a Horizon League game at..." February 01

  • Oakland's Travis Bader is the sharpest of sharpshooters

    USA Today "On a frigid morning in early January, Jeff Tungate, a former assistant coach for the Oakland men's basketball team and current head coach for the women's team, walked passed the gym in the Athletics Center O'Rena on the way to his office. Temperatures hovered below zero and more than a foot of..." January 18