2011–12 Detroit Titans men's basketball team

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2011–12 Detroit Titans men's basketball
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Horizon League Tournament Champions
NCAA Tournament Midwest Region 15 Seed, Second Round
Conference Horizon League
2011–12 record 22–14 (11–7 Horizon)
Head coach Ray McCallum
Assistant coach Carlos Briggs
Assistant coach Jay Smith
Assistant coach Derek Thomas
Home arena Calihan Hall
Seasons
« 2010–11 2012–13 »
2011–12 Horizon League men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Valparaiso 14 4   .778     22 11   .667
Cleveland State 12 6   .667     22 11   .667
Detroit 11 7   .611     22 14   .611
Milwaukee 11 7   .611     20 13   .606
Butler 11 7   .611     22 14   .611
Youngstown State 10 8   .556     16 15   .516
Green Bay 10 8   .556     15 15   .500
Wright State 7 11   .389     13 19   .406
UIC 3 15   .167     8 22   .267
Loyola (IL) 1 17   .056     7 23   .233
2012 Horizon League Tournament winner
As of March 6, 2012; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2011–12 Detroit Titans men's basketball team represents the University of Detroit Mercy in the 2011–12 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. Their head coach is Ray McCallum. The Titans play their home games at Calihan Hall and are members of the Horizon League.

Roster[edit]

2011–12 Detroit Titans men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Home town
G 1 Simon, ChaseChase Simon 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 216 lb (98 kg) Sr Detroit, MI
G 2 Blake, ChrisChris Blake (I) 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Sr Mobile, AL
G 3 McCallum, Jr., RayRay McCallum, Jr. 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 188 lb (85 kg) So Beverly Hills, MI
G 5 Foster, DonavanDonavan Foster 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 160 lb (73 kg) Sr Chicago, IL
G 10 Calliste, JasonJason Calliste 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 168 lb (76 kg) Jr Scarborough, ON
G 11 Boutte, P.J.P.J. Boutte 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) 150 lb (68 kg) Fr Indianapolis, IN
G 13 Romain, BrandonBrandon Romain 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 168 lb (76 kg) Jr Brooklyn, NY
F/C 20 Lowe, LaMarcusLaMarcus Lowe 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Sr Flint, MI
F 23 Anderson, DougDoug Anderson 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 218 lb (99 kg) Jr Kalamazoo, MI
F 24 Hoskins, JohnJohn Hoskins (I) 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Jr Warren, MI
F 25 Howard, Jr., JuwanJuwan Howard, Jr. Current redshirt 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 220 lb (100 kg) So Detroit, MI
F/C 32 Holman, EliEli Holman 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 260 lb (118 kg) Sr Richmond, CA
F 33 Bruinsma, EvanEvan Bruinsma 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 208 lb (94 kg) So New Era, MI
F 34 Minnerath, NickNick Minnerath Injured Current redshirt 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Sr Truro, MA
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: 2012-02-04

Schedule[edit]

Date
Time, TV
Opponent Result Record High points High rebounds High assists Site (Attendance)
City, State
Exhibition
October 29*
7:00 PM
Madonna W 112–52  0–0
 27  Minnerath   10  Lowe   8  McCallum  Calihan Hall (1,637)
Detroit, MI
November 5*
7:00 PM
Ashland W 96–65  0–0
 24  McCallum   6  Minnerath/Foster   5  Calliste  Calihan Hall (1,441)
Detroit, MI
Regular Season
November 11*
7:00 PM, HLN
Lake Erie W 95–57  1–0
 24  Simon   8  Minnerath   7  McCallum  Calihan Hall (1,647)
Detroit, MI
November 14*
9:00 PM, ESPNU/ESPN3
at Notre Dame
CBE Classic
L 53–59  1–1
 20  McCallum   11  Simon   4  McCallum/Calliste  Edmund P. Joyce Center (6,720)
Notre Dame, IN
November 18*
7:00 PM, HLN
Concordia (MI) W 113–68  2–1
 19  Calliste   13  Anderson   8  Simon  Calihan Hall (1,551)
Detroit, MI
November 21*
5:00 PM, BGSUFalcons.com
vs. George Washington
CBE Classic
L 73–86  2–2
 18  Minnerath   10  Lowe   4  Calliste  Stroh Center (–)
Bowling Green, OH
November 22*
7:30 PM, BGSUFalcons.com
at Bowling Green
CBE Classic
L 61–67  2–3
 17  Bruinsma   9  Calliste   3  Calliste  Stroh Center (1,379)
Bowling Green, OH
November 23*
5:00 PM, BGSUFalcons.com
vs. Austin Peay
CBE Classic
W 94–93 OT 3–3
 20  Simon   12  Bruinsma   3  Simon/Calliste/Boutte  Stroh Center (159)
Bowling Green, OH
November 26*
7:00 PM, MAC-Sports.com
at Akron L 63–81  3–4
 27  Simon   7  Simon   4  McCallum  James A. Rhodes Arena (2,585)
Akron, OH
December 1
7:00 PM, HLN
Youngstown State L 61–64  3–5
(0–1)
 21  Simon/McCallum   10  McCallum   5  Foster  Calihan Hall (1,512)
Detroit, MI
December 3
2:00 PM, HLN
Cleveland State L 61–66  3–6
(0–2)
 17  Anderson   6  McCallum   3  McCallum/Foster  Calihan Hall (1,880)
Detroit, MI
December 5*
7:00 PM, ESPN2/ESPN3
St. John's W 69–63  4–6
 21  McCallum   8  Anderson   4  McCallum  Calihan Hall (5,377)
Detroit, MI
December 8*
7:30 PM, HLN
Western Michigan W 92–81  5–6
 21  Holman   7  Holman/Lowe   6  McCallum  Calihan Hall (2,148)
Detroit, MI
December 11*
6:00 PM, ESPNU/ESPN3
at No. 15 Alabama L 54–62  5–7
 13  McCallum   10  Lowe   4  McCallum  Coleman Coliseum (10,011)
Tuscaloosa, AL
December 17*
12:00 PM, FS Detroit/HLN
No. 16 Mississippi State L 75–80  5–8
 17  McCallum/Simon   9  Holman   5  Boutte  Calihan Hall (2,217)
Detroit, MI
December 22*
7:00 PM, HLN
Alabama State W 80–56  6–8
 19  McCallum   12  Anderson   5  McCallum  Calihan Hall (2,189)
Detroit, MI
December 29
8:00 PM, HLN
at UIC L 59–63  6–9
(0–3)
 14  Simon   7  Lowe   2  Simon/Calliste  UIC Pavilion (2,162)
Chicago, IL
December 31
2:00 PM, HLN
at Loyola (IL) W 65–54  7–9
(1–3)
 17  Simon   7  McCallum   5  McCallum  Joseph J. Gentile Center (1,564)
Chicago, IL
January 6
8:00 PM, ESPN3
Valparaiso L 71–73  7–10
(1–4)
 22  McCallum   7  Holman   3  Boutte/Simon  Calihan Hall (2,271)
Detroit, MI
January 8
4:00 PM, ESPN3
Butler W 76–65  8–10
(2–4)
 16  Calliste   5  McCallum/Lowe   7  McCallum  Calihan Hall (4,149)
Detroit, MI
January 12
8:00 PM, HLN
at Green Bay W 80–73  9–10
(3–4)
 16  McCallum   7  Lowe   4  McCallum  Resch Center (2,142)
Green Bay, WI
January 14
8:00 PM, HLN
at Milwaukee L 74–84  9–11
(3–5)
 23  McCallum   11  Holman   4  McCallum/Foster  U.S. Cellular Arena (4,038)
Milwaukee, WI
January 21
12:00 PM, FS Detroit/HLN
Wright State W 69–53  10–11
(4–5)
 16  Simon   6  Anderson/McCallum   4  Simon  Calihan Hall (2,247)
Detroit, MI
January 25
7:00 PM, HLN
Loyola (IL) W 67–52  11–11
(5–5)
 15  Holman   12  Holman   6  McCallum  Calihan Hall (1,985)
Detroit, MI
January 27
7:00 PM, HLN
UIC W 70–66  12–11
(6–5)
 26  McCallum   8  Holman   4  McCallum  Calihan Hall (2,318)
Detroit, MI
February 2
8:05 PM, FS Detroit/HLN
at Valparaiso L 73–78  12–12
(6–6)
 14  Holman/McCallum/Simon   7  Anderson   6  McCallum  Athletics-Recreation Center (3,488)
Valparaiso, IN
February 4
12:00 PM, ESPN2/ESPN3
at Butler W 65–61  13–12
(7–6)
 20  McCallum   7  Holman   4  Simon  Hinkle Fieldhouse (10,000)
Indianapolis, IN
February 10
9:00 PM, ESPN3
Milwaukee W 58–57  14–12
(8–6)
 18  McCallum   11  Holman   2  Holman  Calihan Hall (1,274)
Detroit, MI
February 12
1:00 PM, FS Detroit/HLN
Green Bay W 77–74  15–12
(9–6)
 24  Simon   8  Holman   6  McCallum  Calihan Hall (1,923)
Detroit, MI
February 15
7:00 PM, HLN
at Wright State W 71–55  16–12
(10–6)
 14  Calliste   10  Holman   3  McCallum  Nutter Center (3,565)
Dayton, OH
February 18*
2:00 PM, HLN
James Madison
BracketBusters
W 82–70  17–12
 19  Calliste   7  Anderson   7  McCallum  Calihan Hall (2,017)
Detroit, MI
February 23
7:00 PM, HLN
at Cleveland State L 64–77  17–13
(10–7)
 17  Simon   10  Simon   3  McCallum  Wolstein Center (2,325)
Cleveland, OH
February 25
2:05 PM, WADL-TV 38/HLN
at Youngstown State W 76-74  18-13
(11-7)
 18  Simon   6  Lowe   6  McCallum  Beeghly Center (2,004)
Youngstown, OH
Horizon League Tournament
February 28
7:00 PM, HLN
Loyola (IL)
First Round
W 80–71  19–13
 20  Holman   6  Holman   4  Calliste  Calihan Hall (1,917)
Detroit, MI
March 2
6:00 PM, ESPN3/HLN
vs. Youngstown State
Quarterfinal
W 93–76  20–13
 22  McCallum   10  Holman   7  McCallum  Athletics-Recreation Center (–)
Valparaiso, IN
March 3
6:00 PM, ESPNU/ESPN3
vs. Cleveland State
Semifinal
W 63–58  21–13
 26  McCallum   8  Simon   5  McCallum  Athletics-Recreation Center (–)
Valparaiso, IN
March 6
9:00 PM, ESPN/ESPN3
at Valparaiso
Championship Game
W 70–50  22–13
 21  McCallum   10  Lowe   4  Simon  Athletics-Recreation Center (4,258)
Valparaiso, IN
2012 NCAA Tournament
March 16*
9:57 PM, TruTV
vs. No. MW2 Kansas
2nd Round
L 50–65  22–14
 15  Anderson   11  Holman   5  McCallum  CenturyLink Center Omaha (17,051)
Omaha, NE
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time..

Game notes[edit]

References[edit]

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