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Calihan Hall

Calihan Hall
Former names Memorial Building
Location 4001 W. McNichols Rd.
Detroit, Michigan 48221
Owner University of Detroit Mercy
Operator University of Detroit Mercy
Capacity 8,295
Surface Hardwood
Opened May 25, 1952
Tenants
UDM Titans

Calihan Hall is an 8,295-seat multi-purpose arena in Detroit, Michigan. It is home to the University of Detroit Mercy Titans basketball team. The arena opened in 1952. The building was dedicated on May 25, 1952 as the Memorial Building. The first basketball game was played on December 2 of that year when the Titans defeated Kalamazoo College, 75–61. In 1977, the name was changed to Calihan Hall in honor of the Titans' first basketball All-American Bob Calihan.

The National Basketball Association (NBA) Detroit Pistons played some games in Calihan Hall in the late 1950s.

The Titan Pep Band is featured at all men's and women's home basketball games in Calihan Hall.

On December 5, 2011, the floor at Calihan Hall was named the Dick Vitale Court at Calihan Hall, in honor of longtime ESPN analyst Dick Vitale, who began his head coaching career at the University of Detroit in 1973 and later served as the school's athletic director. The date coincides with the 32nd anniversary of Vitale's first game at ESPN.[1]

Calihan Hall records

  • Points: 63 – Hersey Hawkins, Bradley University (vs. Detroit, February 22, 1988)
  • Points (Titan): 49 – Archie Tullos (vs. Bradley, February 22, 1988)
  • Points (team): 135 – Detroit (vs. CCNY, February 10, 1979)
  • Rebounds: 39 – Dave DeBusschere (vs. Central Michigan, January 30, 1960)
  • Margin of victory: 72 (Detroit 114, Western Ontario 43, January 11, 1964)
  • Attendance: 11,065 (Detroit vs. Marquette, March 4, 1978)

References

  1. ^ "Detroit to name court for Dick Vitale". 

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