Former Mott assistant Dave Clarke has built Owens Community College into a formidable program

December 11, 2012 in JUCO

By Patrick Hayes Dave Clarke spent two seasons as an assistant coach at Mott Community College. Now in his second season as the head coach at Owens Community College in [...]

Going Big: Post play a new dimension for Mott this season

November 29, 2012 in JUCO

By Patrick Hayes Last year, on its way to a national championship, the Mott Community College basketball team’s primary big man was Walter Davis, a slim 6-foot-5 player who is [...]

Back-to-back champion Mott basketball teams being inducted into Greater Flint Hall of Fame

November 16, 2012 in JUCO

By Patrick Hayes Two Mott Community College basketball teams that won national titles in 2007 and 2008 will be part of this year’s class being inducted into the Greater Flint [...]

2012-13 Junior College Basketball Preview: Mott is re-loaded with talent, but can the Bears repeat as National Champs?

November 7, 2012 in JUCO

It’s hard to believe, but college basketball season is here. This week, we’ll preview Michigan’s 19 junior college teams. By Patrick Hayes At a glance Coach: Steve Schmidt, 22nd season Last year: [...]

The Links: Big Ten guards discuss guarding Trey Burke and how the D-League could help Chris Douglas-Roberts get back to the NBA

November 4, 2012 in Roundup

Our Sunday roundup of news from around the state. Saginaw’s Jason Richardson making positive impact on Philadelphia 76ers. (Philadelphia Inquirer) Mott Community College coach Steve Schmidt will have his own [...]

Several former Mott players find pro teams overseas

September 14, 2012 in Cover Story, JUCO, Professional

By Patrick Hayes I’ve been doing my best to keep tabs on all of the players from Michigan high schools and colleges and where they’re playing professionally next season. For [...]

Former Mott Community College, Flushing player Rick Rowse on Central Michigan’s roster

September 7, 2012 in Division I, Division II, JUCO

By Patrick Hayes Former Flushing High School standout Ricky Rowse is listed on the Central Michigan men’s basketball roster. Rowse spent a year at a prep school after graduating from [...]

Let the speculation begin: Who should replace Rob Murphy at Eastern Michigan?

August 15, 2012 in Division I

By Patrick Hayes It’s already established that Rob Murphy surprisingly leaving as Eastern Michigan head coach so late in August puts the Eagles in a bind. But they don’t have [...]

EMU’s Rob Murphy reportedly leaving for job with Orlando Magic

August 14, 2012 in Division I

By Patrick Hayes Well … that was quick. After just one season at Eastern Michigan, Rob Murphy is reportedly leaving to take a job with the Orlando Magic. From Graham [...]

Mott’s Ralph Eason, Jacob Perry reportedly won’t return next season

August 13, 2012 in JUCO

By Patrick Hayes Several graphs down in Eric Woodyard’s story for the Flint Journal about Mott Community College picking up a commitment from Ahasuerus McDonald was this note, sure to [...]