Oakland Squeaks by Oral Roberts, 88-85

Thursday, May 26th 2011, 12:10 pm
By: News On 6

Originally Published: Jan 27, 2011 9:17 PM CDT

Oklahoma Sports Staff

ROCHESTER, Michigan -- The Oakland Grizzlies remain unbeaten in Summit play after a down-to-the-wire game against the Oral Roberts Golden Eagles, ending 88-85.

Five players shot in double-figures for the Grizzlies -- the only five players who put points on the board, including three players who scored at least 20 points. Will Hudson led the team with 22 points and nine rebounds, Reggie Hamilton finished with 21 points and Keith Benson scored 20 points and eight rebounds.

The win marked Oakland’s Summit League winning streak to 18, remaining undefeated in conference play for the first time in school history.

The Golden Eagles, who shot 96 percent from the free throw line, are now 9-13 overall and 6-4 in Summit play. Dominique Morrison led all scorers with 24 points and two blocks, Damen Bell-Holter recorded a double-double with 22 points and 11 rebounds, while Ken Holdman finished with 16 points.

ORU next travels to IPFW on Jan. 29.