Marvin Bagley III Commits to Duke

DURHAM, N.C. – Marvin Bagley III, the consensus No. 1 player in the high school class of 2018 before reclassifying to the class of 2017 and assuming the same position atop the player rankings, signed a financial aid agreement with Duke University on Tuesday. Bagley III plans to enroll in classes at Duke and join…

Mychal Covington returns to Alma Matter

ROCHESTER, Mich. – Former Oakland men’s basketball standout Mychal Covington has been named assistant coach, announced by Greg Kampe on Wednesday. Covington, a native of Pontiac, played for the Golden Grizzlies from 1998-2002. “I can’t tell you how excited we are to have Mychal on staff,” said Kampe. “As a former player, he has been…

DeAndre Haynes lives out dream as Assistant with Wolverines

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – University of Michigan men’s basketball head coach John Beilein announced that former Kent State playmaker DeAndre Haynes will join his staff as an assistant coach. Haynes will join the Wolverines after serving as an assistant at Illinois State as part of Dan Muller’s staff. “First of all, I would like to…

Little Caesars Arena To Host Mens @NCAA Basketball On Dec. 16th

DETROIT – College Basketball will be in the Motor City at the new Little Caesars Arena in Downtown Detroit in December. There will be a doubleheader featuring the Michigan Wolverines verses Detroit Mercy along with Tom Izzo’s Michigan State Spartans taking on Oakland University on Saturday December 16th, 2017 in the first of many college…

Haynes Named Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach at Illinois State

NORMAL, Ill. – DeAndre Haynes, a former Mid-American Conference Player of the Year at Kent State who played professionally for six years and served as a Division I assistant coach for the past five seasons, has been hired as an assistant coach at Illinois State, head coach Dan Muller announced Tuesday. Haynes most recently worked…

Jermaine Jackson Jr. commits to Detroit Mercy

DETROIT — Head coach Bacari Alexander and Detroit Mercy announced the signings of Jack Ballantyne (Shelby Township, Mich./Dakota) and Jermaine Jackson Jr. (Shelby Township, Mich./Dakota) to a National Letter of Intent. Both student-athletes were teammates for one of the top high school teams in the state in Macomb Dakota, helping the Cougars go 20-4 overall,…

Josh Jackson declares for NBA Draft

Photo by Kansas Athletics//Jeff & Laura Jacobsen

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Detroit native Josh Jackson of the Kansas Jayhawks announced his decision to enter the 2017 NBA Draft on Monday after one season at the program. The 6-foot-8 guard, who is considered a top pick, earned Big 12 newcomer of the year honors after averaging 16.3 points and 7.4 rebounds. Jackson guided the…