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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’t...
Via The Sports Journal
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 / thecatchandshoot.com) Steve McClain rolled the dice with Dikembe Dixson, and it paid off. The UIC coach left his star freshman in after...
Via The Catch and Shoot
February 19, 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 donations...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
February 09, 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 took...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
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...
Via AP on Fox
January 10, 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 basketball...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
January 04, 2016  |  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...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Detroit Mercy lacrosse player shows sick stick skills while surfing

Instagram University of Detroit Mercy lacrosse player Julie Castner has some kind of stick skills.  You have seen lacrosse players everywhere stick handle in their front yard and along the sidelines of other amateur sporting events.  But have you seen a lacrosse player handle on the rock, with her lacrosse stick, on a surfboard while surfing? That’s what Julie Castner did.  The...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Titans’ Ray McCallum takes ice water #Chillin4Charity challenge (VIDEO)

via YouTube University of Detroit’s Ray McCallum recently joined college basketball coaches across the country raising awareness for cancer research honoring former North Carolina State women’s coach Kay Yow.  Yow succumbed to cancer in 2009.  This summer, college hoops players and coaches are taking buckets of ice water over their heads to collect cash for research. The idea originated...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Throwback post (2013): Detroit Mercy ball boy taunts ejected Valpo player (GIF)

NOTE: This post is from January 2013.  But the University of Detroit plays Valparaiso at Calihan Hall Wednesday night.  The last time the two played, this happened.  And it was awesome. The hot rivalry between Detroit Mercy and Valparaiso continued Thursday night at Calihan Hall on UDM’s campus.  The game included a blown 22-point lead by Detroit, a few showtime dunks by the Titans...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Women's basketball team helps motorists trapped in snow

@detroittitans The University of Detroit Mercy women’s basketball team pushed car out of the snow during their return trip from Wright State Sunday evening.  On their way back up I-75 from Dayton, Ohio, the team assisted multiple cars out of the snow at a rest stop.  The midwest is in the process of snowmageddon with some areas having received nearly a foot of snow Sunday. Aside...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

UDM’s Ray McCallum, Jr. to forego senior year, enter NBA Draft

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...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
April 28, 2013  |  Discuss

McCallum Jr. leaving Detroit for draft

Detroit guard Ray McCallum Jr. is skipping his final season of eligibility to enter the NBA draft. The school announced McCallum's decision Saturday. McCallum, the 2013 Horizon League player of the year, led the Titans with 18.7 points, 4.5 assists and 1.9 steals per game last season. Detroit made the postseason for a second straight year, playing in the NIT. McCallum scored 1...
Via FOX Sports
April 28, 2013  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Detroit’s Doug Anderson wow’s the crowd at the college dunk contest

If you’re a college basketball fan in the state of Michigan, you might want to make yourself more familiar with Detroit Titans junior Doug Anderson. Why? Because he might be the best dunker in the country and I don’t mean just at the college level. Anderson, Detroit’s fourth-leading scorer at 12.1 points per game to go with 4.6 rebounds took home the college dunk contest last Thursday...
Via The Majors Detroit
April 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Day in Dunking March Madness Edition: Doug Anderson Wins College Dunk Contest

University of Detroit guard Doug Anderson wowed the crowd (and now the World Wide Web) with the insane dunk in the video below to win the College Slam Dunk Competition, one of the events in Atlanta leading up to this weekend's Final Four. After watching this what the NBA needs to do is clear. Take the million that Magic has offered and whatever anyone else want to throw in and...
Via FatManWriting
April 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Detroit’s Doug Anderson Put One Of The Better Slam Dunk Performances Of All-Time

There are some people who can dunk, and then there are dunkers. Doug Anderson is a real man who came to the 2013 State Farm College Slam Dunk Contest with some simple intentions. I’m gonna dunk this basketball, real real hard. I’m gonna jump real real high. I’m going to do dunks that I could do [...]The post Detroit’s Doug Anderson Put One Of The Better Slam Dunk Performances Of...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
April 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Detroit’s Doug Anderson wins College Slam Dunk Contest (VIDEOS)

University of Detroit Mercy high-riser Doug Anderson wrecked the competition with four dunks on his way to winning the College Slam Dunk contest.  He received perfect 40′s straight through the competition and  - most impressively – only needed one try for each of his dunks. ESPN’s Jimmy Dykes called him a “1-seed” going up against all “16-seeds” in comparison to his competition....
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
April 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Detroit Mercy’s Ray McCallum Jr. wins Horizon League Player of the Year

As someone who has been to ten University of Detroit Mercy home games this season, there was no doubt in my mind that Titans junior point guard Ray McCallum, Jr. was the best player in the Horizon League this year.  McCallum became the first player since former Titan guard Rashad Phillips in 2000-01 to earn both preseason and postseason Player of the Year. Junior led the Horizon...
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March 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Detroit Mercy’s Doug Anderson’s two monster jams against Cleveland State (VIDEO)

Doug Anderson had enough of Detroit Mercy’s 92-62 win over Cleveland State Tuesday night, so he decided to leave the gym…through the roof.  Anderson threw down two ridiculous high-wire act dunks that got the sparse Calihan Hall on their feet. If the whole basketball thing doesn’t work out for Anderson (Harlem Globetrotters), he might be able to find a job with Delta or Southwest...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
February 12, 2013  |  Discuss

“Dunking Doug Anderson” – best dunker in the country – compilation video

University of Detroit Mercy’s Doug Anderson is the best dunker in the college game.  And he’s certainly been celebrated on this site before  (here, here, here and the nastiest one – here).  And my red Kool Aid lips aside, I’d put my money on him in an NBA dunk contest. Finally (it’s about time), someone else has joined the IASID Dunkin’ Dougie bandwagon.  The Horizon League put together...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Detroit Mercy ball boy taunts ejected Valpo player (GIF)

The hot rivalry between Detroit Mercy and Valparaiso continued Thursday night at Calihan Hall on UDM’s campus.  The game included a blown 22-point lead by Detroit, a few showtime dunks by the Titans’ Doug Anderson and a incredibly dirty foul by Valpo’s by Bobby Capobianco that sent him to the showers early. Anderson picked a Valpo player’s dribble at half court mid-way through the...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
January 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Detroit downs Milwaukee in Horizon opener

As the Titans raised their 2012 Horizon Tournament Championship banner they picked up right where they left off last season, beating in-conference opponents. Thursday night Detroit opened up the 2013 Horizon schedule by defeating Milwaukee 74-59 extending their Calihan Hall winning streak to an impressive 16 games. Doug Anderson and Evan Bruinsma each had 12 points while Nick Minnerath...
Via The Majors Detroit
January 03, 2013  |  Discuss
TRIPLE THREAT

Detroit Mercy player's trio of alley-oops

Syracuse invited the Detroit Mercy Titans to town because the Carrier Dome roof needed a cleaning.  Titans senior skywalker Doug Anderson provided that service as well as his weekly monster dunk from a lob from P.J. Boutte. ESPN’s John Saunders tried his best Gus Johnson-asm and all Doris Burke could muster up was a girlish giggle.
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
December 17, 2012  |  Discuss
MERCY, MERCY ME

Detroit Mercy star dazzles with big dunks

Eight of University of Detroit Mercy’s Doug Anderson’s ten points Wednesday came from rim-rocking jams.   Two of the ten came from this one-handed alley oop catch on a lob from Ray McCallum, Jr.  The Toledo Rockets, ironically, weren’t the only ones with rocket fuel. Anderson’s Twitter handle (@HeGotHops_23) pretty much describes it to a ‘T’.  He’s a walking Sportscenter highlight...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
December 05, 2012  |  Discuss
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