2011–12 Oakland Golden Grizzlies men's basketball team

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2011–12 Oakland Golden Grizzlies men's basketball
CIT, Semifinals
Conference The Summit League
2011–12 record 20–16 (11–7 Summit)
Head coach Greg Kampe (28th year)
Assistant coach Jeff Tungate
Assistant coach Darren Sorenson
Assistant coach Saddi Washington
Home arena Athletics Center O'rena
Seasons
2011–12 Summit League men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Oral Roberts 17 1   .944     27 7   .794
South Dakota State 15 3   .833     27 8   .771
Oakland 11 7   .611     20 16   .556
Western Illinois 9 9   .500     18 15   .545
North Dakota State 9 9   .500     17 14   .548
Southern Utah 8 10   .444     14 17   .452
IUPUI 7 11   .389     14 18   .438
* South Dakota 5 13   .278     10 18   .357
IPFW 5 13   .278     11 19   .367
UMKC 4 14   .222     10 21   .323
2012 Summit League tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll
* Ineligible for conference tournament

The 2011–12 Oakland Golden Grizzlies men's basketball team represented Oakland University during the 2011–12 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Golden Grizzlies, led by 28th year head coach Greg Kampe, played their home games at the Athletics Center O'rena and are members of The Summit League. They finished the season 20–16, 11–7 in Summit League play to finish in third place. They lost in the quarterfinals of The Summit League Basketball Tournament to Southern Utah. They were invited to the 2012 CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament where they defeated Bowling Green, Buffalo, and Rice en route to the semifinals before falling to Utah State.

Roster[edit]

Number Name Position Height Weight Year Hometown
0 Duke Mondy Guard 6–3 195 Junior Grand Rapids, Michigan
2 Dante Williams Forward 6–6 171 Freshman Ann Arbor, Michigan
3 Travis Bader Guard 6–5 179 Sophomore Okemos, Michigan
4 Korab Imami Center 6–10 200 Freshman Peć, Kosovo
11 Jordan Howenstine Guard 6–1 162 Junior Lansing, Michigan
13 Laval Lucas-Perry Guard 6–2 217 Senior Flint, Michigan
15 Drew Valentine Forward 6–5 219 Junior Lansing, Michigan
22 Blake Cushingberry Guard 6–3 261 Junior Romeo, Michigan
23 Reggie Hamilton Guard 5–11 176 Senior Chicago, Illinois
24 Matt Poches Guard 6–4 192 Freshman Hartland, Michigan
33 Ryan Bass Guard 5–10 167 Sophomore Dayton, Ohio
40 Kyle Sikora Center 7–0 243 Freshman Key Largo, Florida
42 Corey Petros Center/Forward 6–10 235 Freshman Sterling Heights, Michigan
52 Joey Asbury Forward 6–7 208 Sophomore Warren, Michigan

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
November 2, 2011*
7:00 pm
Spring Arbor W 94–55 
Athletics Center O'rena (1,155)
Rochester, MI
November 8, 2011*
7:00 pm
Windsor W 98–67 
Rochester Adams High School (405)
Rochester Hills, MI
Regular season
November 14, 2011*
8:00 pm
at No. 16 Alabama L 57–74  0–1
Coleman Coliseum (9,876)
Tuscaloosa, AL
November 16, 2011*
8:00 pm
at Arkansas
Southwest Classic
L 68–91  0–2
Bud Walton Arena (11,618)
Fayetteville, AR
November 19, 2011*
4:00 pm
at Grambling State
Southwest Classic
W 75–45  1–2
Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center (371)
Grambling, LA
November 22, 2011*
8:15 pm
at Houston
Southwest Classic
W 76–74  2–2
Hofheinz Pavilion (3,287)
Houston, TX
November 25, 2011*
7:00 pm
Utah Valley
Southwest Classic
W 89–83  3–2
Athletics Center O'rena (2,035)
Rochester, MI
November 28, 2011*
9:00 pm, ESPNU
Tennessee W 89–81  4–2
Athletics Center O'rena (3,755)
Rochester, MI
December 1, 2011
7:00 pm
South Dakota W 101–83  5–2 (1–0)
Athletics Center O'rena (2,015)
Rochester, MI
December 3, 2011
6:00 pm
UMKC W 86–73  6–2 (2–0)
Athletics Center O'rena (2,285)
Rochester, MI
December 7, 2011*
7:00 pm
Ohio L 82–84  6–3
Athletics Center O'rena (2,175)
Rochester, MI
December 10, 2011*
4:00 pm, FS Detroit
vs. No. 20 Michigan L 80–90  6–4
The Palace (17,118)
Auburn Hills, MI
December 13, 2011*
7:00 pm
Rochester College W 77–62  7–4
Athletics Center O'rena (2,015)
Rochester, MI
December 17, 2011*
8:00 pm
at Valparaiso W 82–80  8–4
The ARC (2,884)
Valparaiso, IN
December 20, 2011*
8:00 pm, FS Detroit
at Arizona L 73–85  8–5
McKale Center (13,735)
Tucson, AZ
December 23, 2011*
7:00 pm
Western Michigan L 65–72  8–6
Athletics Center O'rena (3,415)
Rochester, MI
December 28, 2011
8:00 pm
at North Dakota State L 69–96  8–7 (2–1)
Bison Sports Arena (3,544)
Fargo, ND
December 30, 2011
8:00 pm
at South Dakota State L 64–76  8–8 (2–2)
Frost Arena (3,803)
Brookings, SD
January 1, 2012
7:00 pm
Oral Roberts L 80–89  8–9 (2–3)
Athletics Center O'rena (2,185)
Rochester, MI
January 5, 2012
7:00 pm
Western Illinois W 61–71  8–10 (2–4)
Athletics Center O'rena (2,115)
Rochester, MI
January 7, 2012
6:00 pm
IUPUI W 93–81  9–10 (3–4)
Athletics Center O'rena (2,617)
Rochester, MI
January 14, 2012
7:00 pm
at IPFW W 81–71  10–10 (4–4)
Allen County War Memorial Coliseum (2,701)
Ft. Wayne, IN
January 19, 2012
7:00 pm
at Southern Utah W 72–63  11–10 (5–4)
Centrum Arena (2,579)
Cedar City, UT
January 21, 2012
8:00 pm, FCS
at Oral Roberts L 86–93  11–11 (5–5)
Mabee Center (9,005)
Tulsa, OK
January 26, 2012
7:00 pm, FS Detroit
South Dakota State W 92–87  12–11 (6–5)
Athletics Center O'rena (2,935)
Rochester, MI
January 28, 2012
6:00 pm
North Dakota State L 75–78  12–12 (6–6)
Athletics Center O'rena (3,935)
Rochester, MI
February 1, 2012
7:00 pm
at IUPUI L 60–75  12–13 (6–7)
The Jungle (978)
Indianapolis, IN
February 4, 2012
8:00 pm
at Western Illinois W 74–70 2OT 13–13 (7–7)
Western Hall (2,124)
Macomb, IL
February 11, 2012
12:00 pm, FS Detroit
IPFW W 93–82  14–13 (8–7)
Athletics Center O'rena (2,925)
Rochester, MI
February 15, 2012
7:00 pm
Southern Utah W 76–68 OT 15–13 (9–7)
Athletics Center O'rena (3,223)
Rochester, MI
February 18, 2012*
5:00 pm
at Illinois State
ESPN BracketBusters
L 75–79  15–14
Redbird Arena (4,601)
Normal, IL
February 23, 2012
8:00 pm
at UMKC W 73–71  16–14 (10–7)
Swinney Recreation Center (1,112)
Kansas City, MO
February 25, 2012
8:30 pm, Midco Sports Network
at South Dakota W 73–71  17–14 (11–7)
DakotaDome (2,738)
Vermillion, SD
2012 The Summit League Men's Basketball Tournament
March 4, 2012
9:30 pm, FS Detroit
vs. Southern Utah
Quarterfinals
L 82–84  17–15
Sioux Falls Arena (2,835)
Sioux Falls, SD
2012 CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament
March 14, 2012*
7:00 pm
Bowling Green
First Round
W 86–69  18–15
Athletics Center O'rena (2,015)
Rochester, MI
March 17, 2012*
2:00 pm
Buffalo
Second Round
W 84–76  19–15
Athletics Center O'rena (1,685)
Rochester, MI
March 20, 2012*
7:00 pm
Rice
Quarterfinals
W 77–70  20–15
Athletics Center O'rena (1,775)
Rochester, MI
March 25, 2012*
6:00 pm
at Utah State
Semifinals
L 81–105  20–16
Smith Spectrum (2,092)
Logan, UT
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

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