Scores

Final

Southern Utah 65

(2-5, 0-1 Summit)

Oakland 81

(4-3, 1-0 Summit)

    7:00 PM ET, December 2, 2010

    1 2 T
    SUU 24 4165
    OAK 31 5081

    Top Performers

    Southern Utah: R. Jones, Jr. 13 Pts, 4 Reb, 7 Ast, 4 Stl

    Oakland: R. Hamilton 23 Pts, 4 Reb, 7 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Oakland, Mich. 81, S. Utah 65

    Associated Press

    ROCHESTER, Mich. -- Reggie Hamilton scored a season-high 23 points and Oakland, Mich., shot 52.5 percent as it opened its Summit League season by whipping Southern Utah 81-65 on Thursday night.

    Keith Benson had a double-double of 19 points and 11 rebounds for the Golden Grizzlies (4-3), who made 32 of 61 shots. Drew Valentine had 12 points and a career-high seven assists, and Will Hudson scored 11.

    Ray Jones led the Thunderbirds (2-5) with 13 points and a career-best seven assists, Tyler Koehler went 6-for-6 in scoring 12 off the bench, and Ryan Brimley had 12, all on 3-pointers.

    Oakland won the board battle 35-31, just the second time all season Southern Utah has been outrebounded.

    The Grizzlies ran their home winning streak against league opponents to 21 games and their regular-season league streak to nine.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SUU
    OAK
    Points 65 81
    FG Made-Attempted 24-55 (.436) 32-61 (.525)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-7 (.714) 7-21 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-19 (.632) 10-14 (.714)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 4 23

    2010-11 Season

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