ROCHESTER, Mich. -- 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).
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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