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Oakland Needs OT To Escape Youngstown St, 96-92

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CHAPEL HILL, NC - NOVEMBER 08: James Michael McAdoo #43 of the North Carolina Tar Heels drives against Travis Bader #3 of the Oakland Golden Grizzlies during play at the Dean Smith Center on November 8, 2013 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. North Carolina won 84-61. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

CHAPEL HILL, NC – NOVEMBER 08: James Michael McAdoo #43 of the North Carolina Tar Heels drives against Travis Bader #3 of the Oakland Golden Grizzlies during play at the Dean Smith Center on November 8, 2013 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. North Carolina won 84-61. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

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ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) — Travis Bader drilled two free throws with one second left in regulation, then hit another pair with 9 seconds left in overtime to allow No. 6-seeded Oakland to escape No. 7 Youngstown State, 96-92 in a Horizon League tournament opener Tuesday.

Oakland trailed by 10 with three minutes to play in regulation, but scored 10-straight points to pull even at 75 on three free throws by Bader. Youngstown State led by four with eight seconds left, but Bader drilled a 3 to make it 80-79, then fouled Ryan Weber with one second left, who missed the first of two free throws to make it 81-79.

Fletcher Larson fouled Bader on the in-bounds play and Bader forced the extra period.

Bader finished with 39 points and was 18 of 18 from the line for Oakland (13-19).

Kendrick Perry scored 35 points and Ryan Weber added 22 to lead Youngstown State (15-17).

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