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Former IU assistant McCallum takes job as Detroit Titans head coach

DETROIT – The Detroit Titans hired former IU assistant Ray McCallum to be their basketball coach.\nMcCallum was introduced Friday at a news conference after beating out candidates such as Michigan assistant Mike Jackson, who had experience as a Detroit player and coach.\nThe 47-year-old McCallum was Ball State's head coach from 1993-2000 — going 126-76 with two NCAA tournament bids — then led Houston for four seasons and helped the Cougars play in the postseason in 2002 for the first time in nine years.\nHe was assistant at Indiana the past two seasons and also previously on the coaching staffs at Oklahoma, Michigan, Wisconsin and Ball State.\nPerry Watson retired from coaching at Detroit last month with a 258-185 record.

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