2010–11 Oakland Golden Grizzlies men's basketball team
|2010–11 Oakland Golden Grizzlies men's basketball|
|The Summit League regular season champions |
The Summit League tournament champions
|NCAA Tournament, Second round|
|Conference||The Summit League|
|2010–11 record||25–10 (17–1 Summit)|
|Head coach||Greg Kampe|
|Assistant coach||Jeff Tungate|
|Assistant coach||Darren Sorenson|
|Assistant coach||Saddi Washington|
|Home arena||Athletics Center O'Rena|
|x-South Dakota State||10||8||.556||19||12||.613|
|x-North Dakota State||8||10||.444||14||15||.483|
The 2010–11 Oakland Golden Grizzlies men's basketball team were a
Oakland was picked to win The Summit League championship. They received 29 of 34 first place votes. Center
Joining the team for the 2010–11 season were guards Reggie Hamilton and Travis Bader. Hamilton was eligible to play after sitting out the
Oakland was the first Division I school to clinch the conference championship. Oakland finished the season with a 34–2 record in their last 36 conference games spanning two seasons, which was the best in NCAA Division I.
Oakland set The Summit League's record for most consecutive regular season conference wins with 17. The
Player of the Week
Benson won the conference's player of the week away three times this season (November 29, December 20 and January 24). Point guard Reggie Hamilton won the award twice (January 18 and February 14).
Benson was named the conference's Player of the Year and coach Greg Kampe was named Coach of the Year. Both won the awards for the second consecutive season.
Benson and junior guard Reggie Hamilton were named to the All-League First Team. Senior forward Will Hudson was selected for the Second Team, freshman guard Travis Bader was named to the All-Newcomer Team and senior guard Larry Wright was named the Sixth Man of the Year. Benson was also named The Summit League's Defensive Player of the Year.
** Sitting out 2010–11 season due to transfer rules
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