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Martez Walker leads Oakland to win over Western Michigan

Posted at 11:48 PM, Nov 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-14 23:48:04-05
ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) -- Martez Walker had 21 points and Jalen Hayes added 18, grabbing seven rebounds and five steals as Oakland dominated the second half to secure a 77-60 win over Western Michigan on Monday night.
   
The win stopped a four-game losing skid to the Broncos.
   
Walker has started the season by scoring 20 or more in both games. The Texas transfer had 22 in the 78-70 win over Bowling Green on Friday night.
   
Stevie Clark added 15 points for the Golden Grizzlies.
   
Oakland (2-0) held a slim 30-26 lead at the half, but started hitting 3s in the second half to dominate that period 47-34.  The Golden Grizzles started the second half on a 17-4 run to lead 52-32 with 12:19 left in the game.
   
Thomas Wilder led Western Michigan (1-1) with 13 points. Tucker Haymond and Brandon Johnson had 12 apiece and Seth Dugan had nine points while pulling down 15 rebounds.