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Detroit Public School League
2022 Boys Basketball Championship

 

Monday, February 21, 2022, at Oakland University, Auburn Hills

2021 Public School League Boys Basketball Champions: Detroit Martin Luther King Jr.

Head coach: George T. Ward  l  Director of basketball operations: Darryl Emerson  l   Assistant coaches: Joseph Mack, Keith Bates, Carlos Carter

Players: Seniors: Lynn Wyche-El, Chansey Willis Jr., Lamont Parks Jr., Terrance Brown Jr., Aaron Waldron Jr., Hudson Green II, Matthew Coffery; Juniors; Traves Turner Jr., Samuel Washington Jr., Mackenzie Canty, Daniel Hayes, Jordan Bakeman, Jonathan Coffey; Sophomores: Terrance Martin Jr.

Detroit Martin Luther King Jr.  repeats was PSL boys basketball champions

Detroit Martin Luther King Jr. pounded Detroit Western International 66-38 to repeat as Detroit Public School League Boys Basketball Champions. King led 16-11 after one quarter. King expanded the lead to 30-17 at halftime. The lead was 50-26 heading into the fourth quarter. Mr. PSL Chansey Willis Jr. delivered a triple-double to lead his team. He piled up 16 points, 13 rebounds, and 10 assists. Matthew Coffey powered for 14 points and 10 rebounds. Jordan Bakeman scored 14 points and Lamont Parks Jr. both added 12 points for the Crusaders (19-1).

 

> Detroit King boys basketball reigns supreme with blowout win over Western for PSL title

> Senior guard Willis posts triple-double to help King repeat as PSL champions

> Chansey Willis and Detroit King cruise to PSL title with 66-38 win over Western International

SEMIFINALS

Friday, February 18, 2022 
(Postponed from Feb. 17)

 

Detroit Martin Luther King Jr.67, Detroit Pershing6 56

Senior guard Chansey Willis Jr. scored 24 points to lead the Crusaders. Lamont Parks Jr. had 16 and Matthew Coffey added 13 points in the victory.

> Detroit King's Chansey Willis Jr. crisp in Crusaders' PSL semifinal win over Pershing

Detroit Western International1 57, Detroit Cass Technical2 53

The Cowboys rallied from down 12 points in the first half to upset the Technicians. Calvin Marshall had 20 points and nine rebounds in the win. Kyle Germany scored 18 points.

Michael Crawford added 13 points.

> PSL, Catholic League postseasons boast stunners

QUARTERFINALS

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

 

Detroit Cass Technical2 72,
Detroit Renaissance2 66

Rylan Bowens had 14 points, 11 rebounds and four blocks, Darius Acuff had 14 points, five assists and four steals for the Technicians.

> Detroit Cass Tech boys withstand furious Renaissance comeback to reach PSL semis, 72-66

Detroit Western International1 59,
Detroit Henry Ford5 54

Detroit Martin Luther King Jr.1 81,
Detroit Southeastern4 44

Detroit Pershing6 92, Detroit Mumford7 62

> PSL boys basketball tournament heating up

 

 

ROUND OF 16

Friday, February 11, 2022

 

Detroit Western International1 67, Detroit Denby9 43

Detroit Henry Ford5 49, Detroit Central4 18

Detroit Cass Technical2 78, Detroit East English Village7 9

Detroit Renaissance3 104,
Detroit Communication & Media Arts6 44

Detroit Martin Luther King Jr.1 98,
Detroit Davis Aerospace8 22

Detroit Southeastern4 62, Detroit Cody5 38

Detroit Mumford7 57,
Detroit Collegiate Preparatory at Northwestern2 52

Detroit Pershing6 83, Detroit Osborn3 49

 

PLAY-IN GAMES

Wednesday, February 9, 2022

 

Detroit Davis Aerospace8 48,
Detroit Academy of the Americas9 31

Detroit Denby9 def. Detroit Frederick Douglass8

2022 ALL-DETROIT PUBLIC SCHOOL LEAGUE TEAMS

First team

Chansey Willis Jr., Detroit Martin Luther King Jr.

Tharren “Squally” Hill, Detroit Pershing

Preston Kelly, Detroit Frederick Douglass

Calvin Thompson-Marshall, Detroit Western International

Juwan Maxey, Detroit Renaissance

Second team

Karon Allen, Detroit Southeastern

X-Zavier Brown, Detroit Osborn

Semaj Sanders, Detroit Henry Ford

Gildon Reynolds, Detroit Communication & Media Arts

Kyle Germany, Detroit Western International

Third team

Terrance Broughton, Detroit Cass Technical

Tyrico Fambo, Detroit Mumford

Darius Acuff, Detroit Cass Technical

Anthony Figures, Detroit Henry Ford

Devin Waugh, Detroit Southeastern

Honorable mention

David Hernandez, Detroit Academy of the Americas

Cristian Gutierrez, Detroit Academy of the Americas

DeMarre Stewart, Detroit Osborn

 

Detroit Public School League Mr. Basketball: Chansey Willis Jr., Detroit Martin Luther King Jr.

Past DETROIT PUBLIC SCHOOL LEAGUE champions

2022: Detroit Martin Luther King Jr.

Head coach: George Ward

At the O'rena, Oakland University, Auburn  Hills

Defeated Detroit Western International, 66-38

2021: Detroit Martin Luther King Jr.

Head coach: George Ward

At Detroit Renaissance

Defeated Detroit Pershing, 56-48

2020: Detroit Cass Technical

Head coach: Steven Hall

At Calihan Hall, University of Detroit Mercy

Defeated Detroit Fredrick Douglass Academy for Young Men, 66-41

2019: Detroit Cass Technical

Head coach: Steven Hall

At Calihan Hall, University of Detroit Mercy

Defeated Detroit Renaissance, 80-56

2018: Detroit Edison Public School Academy Early College of Excellence*

Head coach: Brandon Neely

At Calihan Hall, University of Detroit Mercy

Defeated Detroit Pershing, 82-45

2017: Detroit Cass Technical

Head coach: Steven Hall

At Calihan Hall, University of Detroit Mercy

Defeated Detroit Martin Luther King Jr., 59-74

2016: Detroit East English Village

Head coach:  Juan Rickman

At Calihan Hall, University of Detroit Mercy

Defeated Detroit Renaissance, 68-66

 

 

2015: Detroit Western International

Head coach:  Derrick McDowell

At Calihan Hall, University of Detroit Mercy

Defeated Detroit Renaissance, 46-45

2014: Detroit Pershing

Head coach:  Wydell Henry

At Calihan Hall, University of Detroit Mercy

Defeated Detroit Cass Technical, 80-61

2013: Detroit Pershing

Head coach:  Wydell Henry

At Calihan Hall, University of Detroit Mercy

Defeated Detroit Southeastern, 57-56 (OT)

2012: Detroit Martin Luther King Jr.

Head coach:  Pierre Brooks

At Calihan Hall, University of Detroit Mercy

Defeated Detroit Pershing, 76-69

2011: Detroit Southeastern

Head coach:  George Ward

At Detroit Cass Technical

Defeated Detroit Cody, 52-50

2010: Detroit Pershing

Head coach:  A.W. Canada

At Calihan Hall, University of Detroit Mercy

Defeated Detroit Cody, 82-67

 

* Detroit Edison is no longer a member of the PSL.