Free Event : Detroit Titans Basketball Returns with Titan Tip-Off at Calihan Hall

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Detroit Titans Basketball Returns with Titan Tip-Off at Calihan Hall.

After a pair of postseason appearances for both the University of Detroit Mercy men’s and women’s basketball teams, it is time to get ball rolling again in Calihan Hall with the 2013 Titan Tip-Off on Thursday, Oct. 24 starting at 6 p.m. The event is FREE and open to all students, alumni, and Titan fans.
Doors to historic Calihan Hall will open at 6 p.m. where fans can fill themselves up with FREE FOOD while renewing their season tickets.

The DT2 dance team will get things started at 7 p.m., followed by the coach’s highlights featuring Titan head coaches Autumn Rademacher of the women’s basketball team and Ray McCallum of the men’s basketball team. Ensuing the coach’s highlights will be a three-point contest for fans and the Titan cheer squad to hype up the main event.

The center of attention and highlight of the night will be the introduction of the Titans men’s and women’s basketball teams. The men’s basketball team will give the fans a preview of what will be returning to Dick Vitale Court for another season of Titan hoops.

Last season was an all-around successful one for the Titan’s basketball program. Led by head coach Ray McCallum, the Titans posted their second consecutive back-to-back 20-win season and competed in the NIT Tournament, falling to Arizona State, 83-68. On the women’s side, UDM defeated McNeese State, 73-62 to seize the WBI Championship.

The season is drawing closer as the men’s basketball team will host an exhibition match against Lawrence Tech on Saturday, Oct. 26 at 6 p.m. in Calihan Hall. The women’s team will host Marygrove in an exhibition contest on Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 7 p.m.

Mark your calendars now because you don’t want to miss out on the beginning of another season of Titan hoops.

Detroit Titan Basketball fans, remember to follow #DetroitsCollegeTeam on Twitter and Instagram at @DetroitTitans and remember to like the Titans on Facebook.

Source: Detroit Titans

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