Oakland 43 44 87
Ysu 45 36 81
Date of game: 3/1/2014

Recap: Youngstown St vs. Oakland

Youngstown, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Travis Bader continued to assault opponents from behind the 3-point line, hitting 6-of-13 on Saturday, as the Oakland Golden Grizzlies posted an 87-81 win over the Youngstown State Penguins in Horizon League action at the Beeghly Center.

Bader finished with 33 points, converting 11-of-19 from the floor overall and a perfect 5-of-5 at the free-throw line for the Golden Grizzlies (12-19, 7-9 HL) as they won for the second time in the last three outings. Corey Petros logged a double-double for the visitors with 23 points and 13 rebounds, while Kahlil Felder had one of his own with 10 points and 12 assists.

The Penguins (15-16, 6-10) were paced by Kendrick Perry with 30 points as he knocked down 11-of-18 shots from the field, adding eight assists and five rebounds for a team that lost a third straight decision. Bobby Hain came off the bench to contribute 15 points and eight boards, Ryan Weber added 13 points, Shawn Amiker 12 and DJ Cole 11 points, seven rebounds and six assists in the losing cause.

Both teams shot at least 56 percent from the field in the first half, but thanks to a 7-of-12 showing beyond the arc for Youngstown State, it was the host with a 45-43 edge at the break.

In the second half the teams again shot the ball well from the floor at no less than 51.5 percent, but this time around the visitors connected on 6-of-12 beyond the arc and outscored YSU at the charity stripe, 12-1.

The difference in the meeting took place at the free-throw line where the Penguins were outscored, 17-11.

Game Notes

Montana State wraps up spring campaign

Quarterback Dakota Prukop faced relentless pressure from the defense in Montana State's spring football game on Saturday, but he had plenty of answers for the pass rushers.

Manziel apologizes following rehab stint

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel issued a statement Friday, offering an apology and thanks to fans, teammates and the organization for support during his recent stay at a treatment facility.

Peavy put on DL with back strain

Jake Peavy's lingering back issues forced the struggling San Francisco Giants to place the veteran pitcher on the 15-day disabled list Saturday.

Oilers win lottery for top NHL draft pick

New York, NY (Sports Network) - The Edmonton Oilers won the NHL Draft Lottery on Saturday and will have the No. 1 pick for the fourth time in six years.

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