Indianapolis, IN (Sports Network) - Travis Bader scored 27 points to lead the
Oakland Golden Grizzlies to an 84-62 win over the IUPUI Jaguars in Summit
League action at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
Bader made four 3-pointers and hit 7-of-7 from the free throw line for
Oakland (6-9, 1-1 Summit). Raphael Carter was perfect from the floor, making
all five of his attempts for 12 points. Corey Petros added 10 points while
Drew Valentine had eight points and a career-high seven steals.
Jordan Shanklin and P.J. Hubert each connected on three triples off the bench
to score 17 and 14 points, respectively, to lead IUPUI (6-11, 1-3). Mitchell
Patton scored 10 off the bench before fouling out. John Hart had an afternoon
to forget, turning the ball over eight times in just 18 minutes.
Oakland jumped out to an 18-0 lead before the first media timeout. The Jaguars
cut into the lead with a 16-7 run and managed to stay within striking
distance. They trailed 42-32 at halftime.
Oakland continued its hot shooting (52.2 percent) and never led by less than
nine points in the second half.
IUPUI shot 37.7 percent from the field, marking the first time this season
that Oakland has held an opponent under 40.0 percent shooting.
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