Entries from April 2010

April 10, 2010

Easy: Mott’s Doug Anderson wins Palace slam dunk contest

AUBURN HILLS, Michigan — Mott Community College freshman Doug Anderson has never lost a dunk contest in his life. Now a few thousand basketball fans in metro Detroit know why. The 6-6 forward from Kalamazoo won Michigan’s Slam Dunk Championship at the Palace on Saturday night in a landslide. The field was comprised of dunkers [...]

April 9, 2010

Cast your vote: Help Flint’s Kevin Tiggs earn a spot in Euro All-Star game

FLINT, Michigan — It only take a couple clicks to help Flint’s Kevin Tiggs earn a spot in an upcoming all-star game in eastern Europe. Tiggs, a former All-American and national player of the year at Mott Community College, is in his first year playing professionally in Ukraine. Here how you can help: Follow this [...]

April 9, 2010

Trey Zeigler: The ‘hero’ of Mt. Pleasant?

You have to love a good college newspaper. The editorial board of CM Life, the newspaper of record at Central Michigan, recently penned this beauty regarding the recruitment of Trey Zeigler, the son of CMU head basketball coach Ernie Zeigler. From CM Life: In short, Trey could be the Mount Pleasant hero — at least while [...]

April 5, 2010

‘Frighteningly good’: What MSU basketball could be next season

Here’s a fun read from the Detroit News on MSU’s inevitable return to the Final Four. Everyone knows the Spartans will be better, but how much better? From The Detroit News: Raymar Morgan is the only departing senior who played significant minutes. Lucas should pump up the running game again, and Korie Lucious will be [...]

April 1, 2010

Former Northwestern standout, Deandre Upchurch, headed to boot camp

FLINT, Michigan — DeAndre Upchurch, former standout guard at Flint Northwestern, is headed to boot camp to pay his debt to society after being involved in a drive-by shooting in 2008. Upchurch was charged along with three others in connection with the north-side shooting, spurred by a $30 debt, that injured a young mother. All [...]

April 1, 2010

Swish and Slam: Exhibition at the Palace showcases college and high school talent

MICHIGAN’S SLAM DUNK CHAMPIONSHIP & 3-POINT SHOOTOUT AT THE PALACE SATURDAY, APRIL 10 TICKETS ON SALE NOW The state’s brightest high-flyers and long-range shooters will descend on The Palace for Michigan’s Slam Dunk Championship and 3-Point Shootout on Saturday, April 10 at 7 p.m. Tickets at $20 VIP, $15 reserved and $10 general admission at [...]