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2017 Schedule
21-7, 2nd in Horizon

Myron Medcalf ESPN Staff Writer 

Oakland sweeps Valparaiso with Friday night's win. Grizzlies will get a chance to grab a third win and at-large berth in the Horizon League tournament, which is in nearby Detroit. Grizzlies play fast, possess top-60 defense, excel at the free throw line and fly behind Martez Walker, who can play on any level.

Matthew B. Mowery @matthewbmowery

Brad Brechting has a season-high 10 points. Oakland lead is 65-54 with 7:03 left. Brechting is two from tying his career high of 12.

Matthew B. Mowery @matthewbmowery

Jalen Hayes has had two shots wedge between rim and backboard in the first four minutes of this game. Unlucky, that. (Valpo up 5-4)

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Watch: Can Valpo inch closer to title?

First-place Valparaiso (21-5, 11-2 in Horizon League play) is close to clinching its fifth conference crown in the past six seasons. Oakland (19-7, 9-4) has won four straight but dropped its first meeting with the Crusaders 78-66. (7 p.m. ET, ESPN2/WatchESPN)

Team Stats

Points Per Game78.271st
Rebounds Per Game39.0Tied-36th
Assists Per Game16.718th
Points Allowed70.1121st

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record1-3
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances3