Wmilwaukee 42 42 84
Oakland 38 37 75
Date of game: 1/8/2014

Recap: Oakland vs. Milwaukee

Rochester, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - Steve McWhorter scored 17 points, grabbed nine rebounds and handed out seven assists as the Milwaukee Panthers defeated the Oakland Golden Grizzlies, 84-75, in Horizon League action at the O'rena.

Matt Tiby scored 15 points and secured 10 rebounds for Milwaukee (12-5, 2-1 HL), while Kyle Kelm netted 15 points of his own. Both Austin Arians and Cody Wichmann contributed 13 points in the win.

Kahlil Felder registered a game-high 25 points on 8-of-17 shooting for Oakland (6-12, 1-2). Duke Mondy added 15 points and 12 rebounds for the double-double in the loss.

The Panthers shot 51.7 percent from the floor in the first half (15-of-29), including 41.2 percent from 3-point distance as they jumped out to a 42-38 halftime lead. Oakland hit 33.3 percent of its shots in the first period.

In the second half, Oakland missed all 13 shots from 3-point range. The Golden Grizzlies hit 32.4 percent of their shots from the floor in the game.

Milwaukee finished the contest shooting 50 percent from the field, but turned the ball over 17 times compared to Oakland's nine. The Panthers outscored Oakland 30-20 in points in the paint and ran up an 11-0 margin on fast-break points.

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