ROCHESTER, Mich. -- Travis Bader scored 27 points and Corey Petros had a key block of a potential game-tying layup in the final seconds of overtime as Oakland held on to beat Morehead State 82-79 in a BracketBusters game on Saturday.
Ryan Bass added 18 points and Drew Valentine 15 for the Grizzles (16-14). Petros, who rejected Devon Atkinson's layup attempt with four seconds remaining and Oakland leading 81-79, had six points and nine rebounds.
Chad Posthumus scored 19 points and Bruce Reed 14 for the Eagles (13-16), who suffered a double-overtime loss in their previous game against Murray State on Wednesday. Angelo Warner had 12 points and converted a three-point play with 34 seconds remaining in regulation that tied the score at 74-all and forced the extra session.
Bader shot 5 of 8 from 3-point range and made all 10 of his free-throw attempts before fouling out on Warner's three-point play.
Oakland won for the ninth time in 11 games.
Kapita was the top-rated recruit from West Virginia in the class of 2015 and recently played at DME Academy in Florida.
With the Suns drafting Tyler Ulis, they now have five guards on their roster who attended Kentucky.
NBA fans will be looking forward to their newest players making plays like this next season.
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