The 2023-24 Oakland Men’s Basketball season included an international trip to Italy, where they played games and bonded, introduced new players, and a new assistant coach. The team faced tough competition from Big Ten opponents at the beginning of the season, showcasing resilience and determination. Despite ups and downs, they finished with a strong record, winning the Horizon League Tournament and earning a bid to the NCAA Tournament.

By the Numbers
  • The team finished the regular season with a 20-11 record (15-5 HL).
  • Trey Townsend scored a career-best 38 points in the Horizon League Tournament championship game.
  • Jack Gohlke made 137 three-point field goals during the season.
State of Play
  • The team won the Horizon League Tournament as the one-seed, defeating higher-seeded teams to clinch the championship.
  • Players like Jack Gohlke, Blake Lampman, and Trey Townsend left their mark on the team's record books with impressive performances.
Bottom Line

The 2023-24 Oakland Men’s Basketball season was a journey of growth, resilience, and success, culminating in their first outright Horizon League Regular Season title, a Horizon League Tournament Championship, and a fourth NCAA Tournament bid. The team's dedication and skill have set a strong foundation for continued success in the upcoming seasons.