Originally posted on It's Always Sunny in Detroit  |  Last updated 4/28/13
NY Times The 2012 Horizon League Player of the Year will not be around to go back-to-back.  Detroit Mercy guard Ray McCallum, Jr. has announced that he will forego his senior year of eligibility and enter the NBA Draft.  In a move that shocked most of Titan Nation, I saw this coming after Junior’s sophomore season, despite the fact that Ray McCallum, Sr. is still the Titans’ head coach.  And with the improvements he made to his overall game last summer, the odds swung heavily in favor of him bolting in my mind. McCallum (6-feet-3, 190 pounds) helped lead Detroit to its second consecutive postseason appearance with a trip to the NIT, along with recording its second straight 20 win season.  He finished as the Horizon League player of the year, averaging 18.7 points, 5.1 rebounds and 4.5 assists.  In 2011, McCallum, Jr. led UDM to the NCAA Tournament and a first round loss to Kansas. The school released two statements Saturday: ■ McCallum Jr: “It has been very special playing for my fa...
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