Michigan (7-2) will play Oakland University (6-5) at the Palace on Saturday at 4pm. The game will be televised on FSD.
Oakland plays tonight (12/18) at Green Bay. The Golden Grizzlies most impressive win of the season was an 82-79 overtime win at Oregon. Oakland has played a tough schedule so far as they have already played at Syracuse and lost, at Iowa and lost, and at Kansas State and lost.
They are led by Erik Kangas who averages 15.6 points per game and has made 30-82 from downtown. Johnathon Jones averages 14.6 points per game.
Michigan hosted Oakland last year and won a shoot out 103-87.
Manny Harris leads Michigan with 20.9 points per game to go along with 7.3 rebounds, 4.0 assists, and 1.2 steals per game.
DeShawn Sims is averaging 16.6 points per game and 8.0 rebounds per game.
As well all know by now this game will be Laval Lucas-Perry’s Michigan debut.
After this game Michigan will have two non-conference games left before kicking off the Big Ten season at home against Wisconsin on New Years Eve.