Dick Vitale’s fight against cancer is nearing a major milestone.
He stopped short of actually picking a winner, but the incomparable Dick Vitale had high praise for University of Michigan basketball as he strolled into the big championship game Monday.
His players gathered for one last huddle.
Dick Vitale created a buzz, and the Detroit Titans took advantage of it.
Dick Vitale was greeted by a standing ovation by the crowd, which was bigger than any game the Titans have hosted this season in their 8,295-seat facility.
The legendary former coach at the University of Detroit, Dick Vitale, will be back in town on Monday.
Dick Vitale, ESPN broadcaster, college basketball ambassador and former Titan head coach and athletic director, will be honored in December when the University of Detroit Mercy athletics department renames its basketball court at Calihan Hall in his honor.