Bader's 26 lifts Oakland past W. Illinois 67-60

The Associated Press

ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) -- Travis Bader continued his scoring onslaught with 26 points Saturday, leading Oakland to a 67-60 victory over Western Illinois.

Bader, who scored a career-high 47 points and hit a school-record 11 3-pointers in Thursday's win over IUPUI, hit 5 of 12 shots from beyond the arc against Western Illinois. Overall, he was just 5 of 17 from the field but hit 11 of 13 free throws for the Golden Grizzlies (10-13, 5-4 Summit).

Duke Mondy added 18 points for Oakland, and Corey Petros had 12 rebounds.

Remy Roberts-Burnett led the Leathernecks (16-5, 8-2) with 16 points. Terell Parks added 13 points and 12 rebounds, while Jack Houpt had 12 points and 11 rebounds.

The Grizzlies scored six straight points to take a 58-52 lead with 3:24 remaining. Houpt hit a 3-pointer to pull the Leathernecks within 58-55, but Bader answered with a 3 of his own and Oakland hit 6 of 8 free throws down the stretch.

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