Detroit hires Michigan assistant Bacari Alexander as coach

DETROIT (AP) Michigan assistant Bacari Alexander is returning to his alma mater as the new coach at Detroit. The Titans announced the hiring Friday. Alexander, who is from Detroit, was an assistant at Michigan for the past six seasons. He graduated from Detroit Mercy in 1999 after helping the school reach the NCAA Tournament twice as a player. Detroit fired coach Ray McCallum...
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April 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Peters' big day helps Valparaiso handle Detroit 90-74

VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) Alec Peters scored 32 points with 11 rebounds and Valparaiso handled Detroit 90-72 on Sunday. Peters was 7 of 12 from the field with five 3-pointers and 13 of 15 from the line for the Crusaders (24-5, 14-2 Horizon). Keith Carter added 13 points, eight assists and five steals. Valpo shot nearly 47 percent and was 12 of 26 from beyond the arc. Detroit (15...
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February 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Bass, Brundidge combine for 43, Detroit tops UIC 83-72

CHICAGO (AP) Paris Bass scored 22 points with 11 rebounds, and Carlton Brundidge scored 21 with seven assists as Detroit defeated Illinois-Chicago 83-72 on Friday night, winning for the sixth time in seven games. Anton Wilson added 18 points with four 3-pointers as the Titans overcame an early 12-point deficit to trail 34-33 at halftime and then outscore Chicago 50-38 in the second...
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February 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Dikembe Dixson Gives a Solid Effort as Illinois-Chicago Falls to Detroit

CHICAGO- On the night where legendary Illinois-Chicago guard Kenny Williams had his No. 11 jersey retired, the current UIC Flames squad (5-21, 3-12 Horizon League) hoped to honor him with a win on Friday night. Unfortunately a blown double-digit first half lead doomed the Flames as they fell to the Detroit Titans (15-12, 9-7 HL) 83-72. UIC has now lost two straight. But it wasn...
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February 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Rapid Reaction: Detroit 83, UIC 72

CHICAGO — UIC raced out to a 12-point lead in the first half Friday, but Paris Bass led Detroit back for a 83-72 win at UIC Pavilion.   UIC forward Dikembe Dixson drives during the first half of Friday’s game against Detroit. (Photo: Jesse Kramer / Steve McClain rolled the dice with Dikembe Dixson, and it paid off. The UIC coach left his star freshman...
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February 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Detroit romps to 80-66 win over Milwaukee

DETROIT (AP) Paris Bass scored 24 points and collected 10 rebounds, Carlton Brundidge added 16 and 12, and Detroit shot better than 53 percent en route to an 80-66 win over Milwaukee on Saturday. Chris Jenkins had 17 points and made 5 of 7 3-pointers for Detroit, (13-12, 7-7 Horizon League), including four in the first half as the Titans jumped out to a 44-29 lead at intermission...
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February 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Green Bay hangs on for 86-85 win over Detroit

DETROIT (AP) Charles Cooper scored 27 points on 10-of-12 shooting and Green Bay hung on for an 86-85 win over Detroit on Thursday night. Green Bay (15-10, 7-5 Horizon League) took the lead for good midway through the first half on Carrington Love's 3-pointer to make it 23-22, and carried a 46-40 advantage into the break. Detroit (12-12, 6-7) stayed close in the second half and...
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February 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Detroit Titans hooper Anton Wilson helping collect water for Flint Water Crisis

Eric Woodyard/MLive/FlintJournal Detroit Titans senior guard Anton Wilson is used to chipping in with a high-arcing three ball from the wing or corner.  But now the Flint, MI native is chipping in to help his hometown during their time of crisis.  Wilson, along with Detroit women’s basketball player Chea Taylor and the Titans athletic department, are asking people to drop off...
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February 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Detroit edges Youngstown State 94-92

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) Paris Bass scored 20 points on 7-of-14 shooting and Josh McFolley sank the go-ahead jumper to lift Detroit to a 94-92 win over Youngstown State on Saturday night. In a tight game where neither team led by more than single digits, Detroit (12-11, 6-6 Horizon League) edged back on top late in the second half with McFolley's jumper to make it 89-87 with 1:32...
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February 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Jenkins paves way in Detroit 71-63 win over Cleveland State

CLEVELAND (AP) Chris Jenkins made a career-high six 3-pointers and scored 20 points while Paris Bass grabbed a career-high 17 rebounds and Detroit beat Cleveland State 71-63 on Thursday night. Detroit (11-11, 5-6 Horizon) led 33-31 at the break before seizing control. Jenkins hit three 3-pointers in less than three minutes to give the Titans a 56-44 lead with 8:47 remaining. ...
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February 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Detroit overtakes Wright State and hangs on for 75-68 win

DETROIT (AP) Anton Wilson pumped in five 3-pointers and scored 18 points to lead Detroit to a 75-68 comeback win over Wright State on Sunday. Jaleel Hogan added 13 points for Detroit (10-11, 4-6 Horizon League), Josh McFolley had 12 and Jarod Williams 11. The Titans controlled the glass 31-21 and dominated at the free throw line, hitting 28 of 37 to Wright State's 7 of 10. Trailing...
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January 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Green Bay outlasts Detroit in overtime 115-108

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Jordan Fouse scored a career-high 30 points with 14 rebounds and Green Bay outlasted Detroit in overtime 115-108 on Monday night. Carrington Love scored 28 points, while Khalil Small and Charles Cooper had 18 apiece for Green Bay (13-8, 5-3 Horizon), which scored the first 14 points of the extra session. The Phoenix led by four on Love's free throw with 14...
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January 25, 2016  |  Discuss

2016 Metro Series; Detroit vs. Oakland hype video

YouTube The Detroit Titans will host the Oakland Golden Grizzlies this Saturday at Calihan Hall in Detroit.  As few as they are in college sports, this is one of the hottest crosstown rivalries in the country. The Titans are 3-1 in the Horizon League, 9-6 overall, and 9-1 at home this year.  Oakland is 2-2 in the conference, 10-7 overall and beat Washington at their place and...
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January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Valparaiso beats Detroit 92-74, alone in first place

DETROIT (AP) Alec Peters had career highs of 39 points and 14 rebounds and Valparaiso beat Detroit 92-74 on Sunday in a battle for first place in the Horizon League. Peters was 12-of-20 shooting and made all nine of his free throws in tying the Crusaders' Division I single-game scoring record. He also posted his fourth double-double in the last five games. Tevonn Walker added...
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January 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Balanced Detroit starts fast to beat Illinois-Chicago 87-69

DETROIT (AP) Paris Bass led five players in double figures with 16 points and Detroit got off to a fast start to defeat Illinois-Chicago 87-69 on Friday night. Carlton Brundidge had 15 points and Chris Jenkins 14 for the Titans (9-5, 3-0 Horizon League), who are off to their best start in league play since the 1998-99 team won its first four. They have also won 12 straight on...
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January 08, 2016  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Young Detroit Titans fans danced up a storm

Vine A young Detroit Titans fan sporting a throwback jersey from that of Rashad Phillips, the school’s all-time leading scorer, danced up an absolute storm at Calihan Hall Saturday.  I’m not sure if the kid was just hyped for the free Buddy’s pizza since the Titans topped 80 points against Youngstown State, but the kid’s shoulders won’t quit. This dude will not be playing...
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January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Wilson scores 34, leads Detroit over Youngstown State 96-87

DETROIT (AP) Anton Wilson notched career highs with 34 points and nine rebounds, and Detroit erupted for 59 second-half points to beat Youngstown State 96-87 in each team's Horizon League opener on Saturday. Trailing 43-37 at the break, Detroit (7-5) tallied 15 points in the first five minutes to take a 52-51 lead and eventually led by 13 with 10 minutes left. Wilson had 26 of...
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January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Cosby scores 17 to help Western Kentucky beat Detroit 79-74

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) Aaron Cosby scored seven of his 17 points in the final 2:15 and Justin Johnson finished with 17 points and 12 rebounds to help Western Kentucky slip past Detroit 79-74 Tuesday night. Fredrick Edmond scored 14 on 7-of-9 shooting while Ben Lawson and Chris McNeal added 10 points apiece for Western Kentucky (7-5). Lawson had five blocked shots and McNeal had...
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December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit tops Central Florida 95-89

DETROIT (AP) Chris Jenkins scored a career-high 26 points, Paris Bass added 23, and Detroit topped Central Florida 95-89 on Saturday. Jenkins was 8 of 11 from the floor, hit a pair of 3-pointers, and grabbed 10 rebounds. Anton Wilson scored 13 points and Josh McFolley had 12. The Titans (6-3) shot 51.7 percent as a team and made 12 of 25 3-point attempts. Central Florida (5-4...
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December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Jenkins posts double-double as Detroit edges Toledo 75-72

DETROIT (AP) Chris Jenkins posted a double-double, scoring 17 points with 11 rebounds, as Detroit edged Toledo 75-72 on Wednesday night. Jenkins finished with 6-of-11 shooting from the field including three from distance for the Titans (4-3). Josh McFolley had 16 points and three assists and Anton Wilson and Jaleel Hogan added 10 points apiece. The team shot 49.1 percent from...
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December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit ekes by Northeastern, 76-73

DETROIT (AP) Josh McFolley scored 20 points, including 4 of 6 from 3-point range, to help lead Detroit to a 76-73 victory over Northeastern on Saturday. After Zach Stahl hit a jumper to give Northeastern a 69-68 lead with 2:52 left, Detroit (3-3) scored eight of the game's final 12 points to seal the victory. McFolley hit a trey on the subsequent possession which put the Titans...
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December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit-Vanderbilt Preview

Coach Kevin Stallings is feeling optimistic about Vanderbilt following a runner-up showing in Maui, though there's still a bit of a bad taste in his mouth from how it finished. Hoping to build on that experience and learn from their mistakes, the 16th-ranked Commodores seek their eighth consecutive home victory Wednesday night against fast-paced Detroit. Vanderbilt cruised through...
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December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Emegano leads Oral Roberts to 100-95 win over Detroit

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Obi Emegano scored 31 points and Jalen Bradley added 21 as Oral Roberts made 15 of 21 attempts beyond the arc to beat Detroit 100-95 on Saturday. Emegano, who made all five long range attempts, was 8 of 14 from the floor and had eight rebounds and dished out five assists. Bradley made 5 of 7 trey attempts and had seven assists. Aaron Young added 15 points for...
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November 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit beats NAIA Michigan-Dearborn 122-70

DETROIT (AP) Chris Jenkins scored a career-high 25 points on Monday night, and Detroit scored its most points in 36 years to beat NAIA Michigan-Dearborn 122-70. Aaron Foster-Smith added 22 points for the Titans (2-1), whose offensive output tied the seventh highest in school history and the most since a program-record 135 points against City College of New York in 1979. Detroit...
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November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh smothers Detroit down the stretch in 95-79 win

PITTSBURGH (AP) Michael Young led four Pittsburgh players in double-figures with a game-high 21 points and the Panthers dominated Detroit in the second half of a 95-79 victory Friday night. Detroit opened the second half on a 12-6 run to take its first lead of the game with 15:23 to play. After the Titans took a 53-52 lead, the Panthers responded with a 22-3 spurt in the next...
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November 20, 2015  |  Discuss
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