Oakland University couldn’t hang on to a slim halftime lead and lost to West Virginia 76-71 Wednesday night on the road.
Travis Bader led the Golden Grizzlies with 25 points, Drew Valentine added 15 and Corey Petros had 14.
OU, 4-and-8, travels to Ypsilanti to take on Eastern Michigan Saturday afternoon.
The University of Detroit Mercy notched their first win away from Calihan Hall this season with a 74-58 victory over Alcorn State Wednesday.
Ray McCallum Junior led the Titans with 19 points, Doug Anderson added 15, while Jason Calliste and Nick Minnerath each had 13.
UDM, 7-and-5 on the season, will be off until next Friday when they tip off against temple in Philadelphia.
By: Mike Plourde for Great Lakes Radio sports