Oakland University coach Greg Kampe tests positive for COVID-19, basketball program shut down

According to a report from Tony Paul of the Detroit News, Oakland University men’s basketball coach Greg Kampe and women’s basketball coach Jeff Tungate have both tested positive for COVID-19 and the programs have been shut down. From Detroit News: Kampe tested positive Thursday, and the school immediately began contact tracing. The school said both … Read more

BREAKING: Oakland transfer Jaevin Cumberland makes decision between Michigan and Cincinnati

According to reports, Oakland grad transfer Jaevin Cumberland has decided to sign with Cincinnati rather than staying in-state and going to Michigan for his final season of eligibility. John Brannen tells me that Oakland grad transfer Jaevin Cumberland — the cousin of Jarron Cumberland — has signed with Cincinnati. Averaged 17.2 PPG last season. Immediately … Read more

REPORT: Oakland University in ‘serious talks’ to buy Palace of Auburn Hills

According to sources of the Detroit Free Press, Oakland University is in “serious talks” to buy the Palace of Auburn Hills. BREAKING: Oakland University in serious talks to buy Palace of Auburn Hills https://t.co/Bn9OpW3jkd via @freep @Vincent_Ellis56 — David Jesse (@reporterdavidj) October 26, 2018 From Detroit Free Press: Nothing has been finalized in talks between … Read more

Mittens’ Mitten Roundup – College Hoops, Week 17

Selection Sunday is two weeks away. Will your favorite mitten team make the dance? Mittens says if they’re not Spartans or Wolverines… they’re only making it by winning their conference tourney. Both the Big Ten and Horizon League begin their league tournaments and I’m glad this early start is just a one-time deal for the … Read more

Mittens’ Mitten Roundup – College Hoops, Week 15

One month from this past Sunday, the field of 68 for the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament will be revealed. In fact, it was on Sunday that the selection committee revealed a sneak peek of who the top 16 teams in the tournament — top four in each region — would be if the … Read more

Mittens’ Mitten Roundup – College Hoops, Week 14

Now with Super Bowl LII in our rear-view mirror, the sports focus turns to college hoops and what should be an exciting finish to the regular season; one that has already been completely unpredictable. This week in the mitten, the trio of Mid-American programs look to continue making one final push; and a colossal top-5 … Read more

Mittens’ Mitten Roundup – College Hoops, Week 13

With the calendar set to flip to February this week, college basketball action around the country is about to get more intense. Here in the mitten, it will be no different. Notable action this week around the mitten; how two Big Ten clubs fare in some potential trap games, whether one Horizon League team is … Read more

Mittens’ Mitten Roundup – College Hoops, Week 12

It was not a particularly strong week from the mitten’s seven major college basketball programs. The group managed just a 6-7 record collectively, with two local teams going winless. The action continues this week with key games that will continue to impact the races in the Big Ten, Horizon League, and Mid-American Conference. CENTRAL MICHIGAN … Read more