Recap - Oakland Defeats North Dakota State 66-63
|Recap - Oakland Defeats North Dakota State 66-63|
Oakland earned a 66-63 victory over North Dakota State on Thursday, getting 23 points from Travis Bader at Athletics Center.
Oakland was a 4-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Duke Mondy had 16 points for Oakland and Ryan Bass chipped in with 11 points. Drew Valentine had 5 assists for them, while Corey Petros was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 6 boards.
North Dakota State got 21 points from Lawrence Alexander in a losing cause and another 12 points from Marshall Bjorklund. Lawrence Alexander contributed 7 assists for them, while TrayVonn Wright had 13 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Oakland were victorious, as the score was 35-26 at the break.
The rebound battle favored North Dakota State as they grabbed 36 boards, while Oakland only had 28.