Morehead State vs. Oakland: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Morehead State vs. Oakland: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Morehead State 79
(13-16, 3-11 away)
Oakland 82
(16-14, 10-1 home)
Venue: Athletics Center Arena
5:00PM ET / 2:00PM PT, February 23, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Morehead State 41 33 79
Oakland 34 40 82
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Morehead State C Posthumus 19 C Posthumus 9 D Atkinson 4
Oakland T Bader 27 C Petros 9 D Mondy 5

On Saturday, Feb. 23, Morehead State suffered a close loss to Oakland 82-79 in overtime. Chad Posthumus put up a season-high 19 points and nine rebounds for the Eagles. Angelo Warner also had a solid game, scoring 12 points and adding five rebounds (4 Ast 3 Stl). For the Golden Grizzlies, Drew Valentine got 15 points and eight rebounds. Morehead State (13-16, 7-7 OVC) takes on Tennessee State (16-11, 10-4 OVC) on Thursday, Feb. 28 on the road.

Morehead State Game Notes

  • MSU beat the spread by five points. That makes the 10th time this season the Eagles have beaten the spread.
  • Morehead State has played in three overtime games this season. Over the last five seasons, the Eagles have played in 10 overtime games with a record of 3-7.
  • The Eagles have been unlucky five times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Morehead State is 24-26 in close games.
  • The Eagles have lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-10) after having a field goal percentage of 38.0 percent or worse.
  • Morehead State has lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-10) after recording 12 or fewer assists.
  • When the opposition records 82 or more total points this season, Morehead State has lost 100 percent of the time (0-6).
  • When the opposition records 29 or more free throws made this season, Morehead State has lost 100 percent of the time (0-5).
  • When the opposition shoots a three-point percentage of 53.8 percent or better this season, Morehead State has lost 75 percent of the time (1-3).
  • MSU set a season low for steals (four).
  • The Eagles have recorded more rebounds than their opponents for the past four games.
  • Morehead State has been outshot by their opponents in field goal percentage for the past nine games.
  • This is the second loss of the season where the Eagles opponent came back to win after being down at halftime.
  • The top two scorers (Chad Posthumus and Bruce Reed) accounted for 41.7 percent of the points.
  • Chad Posthumus has led the team in scoring three times and in rebounding 11 times in 29 games this season.
  • Angelo Warner has three straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the third foul out of the season for Chad Posthumus.

Oakland Game Notes

  • The Golden Grizzlies won this one, but have lost three times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Oakland is 32-21 in close games.
  • Travis Bader accounted for 32.9 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Corey Petros and Drew Valentine) accounted for 45.9 percent of the rebounds.
  • Travis Bader has led the team in scoring 19 times in 30 games this season.
  • Corey Petros has led the team in rebounding 19 times in 30 games this season.
  • Drew Valentine has seven straight double-digit point games.
  • Drew Valentine set a career high with a 100 percent three-point percentage.
  • Ryan Bass has three straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the 30th 20-point game of Travis Bader's career.
  • Travis Bader has three straight 20+ point games.
  • This was the second foul out of the season for Travis Bader.
  • This was the fourth foul out of the season for Duke Mondy.
MSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Chad Posthumus231990010
AKahlil Owens14780002
AAngelo Warner371254302
BBruce Reed231460002
BMilton Chavis341251112
CDrew Kelly17230000
CJason Holmes8210010
CDevon Atkinson37704004
CJarrett Stokes15211000
C-Bakari Turner9211001
-Taariq Muhammad8001001
OAK PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ADrew Valentine431583202
ARyan Bass411843000
ATravis Bader372710001
BDuke Mondy371055408
B-Corey Petros33690111
C+Dante Williams17321100
-Matt Poches5300000
D+Joey Asbury12020000

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