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Detroit Mercy guard Antoine Davis enters transfer portal

Detroit Mercy Titans guard Antoine Davis (0) reacts during The Basketball Classic presented by Eracism first-round matchup between the Detroit Mercy Titans and the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles, Wednesday, March 16, 2022, at Alico Arena in Fort Myers, Fla.Florida Gulf Coast Eagles defeated the Detroit Mercy Titans 95-79.The Basketball Classic 2022: Detroit Mercy Titans at Florida Gulf Coast Eagles, first round, March 16, 2022
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Detroit Mercy guard Antoine Davis, the nation’s third-leading scorer last season, has entered the transfer portal.

At 2,734 career points, Davis will enter next season No. 22 in NCAA history. Davis has been a four-year starter for the Titans and has one season of eligibility — the extra COVID year — remaining.

Davis, the co-Horizon League Player of the Year in 2021-22, is the son of Detroit Mercy coach Mike Davis.

“After much thought and consideration, I have decided to enter the transfer portal,” Antoine Davis posted to Twitter. “I was honored to be a Titan and play in the Horizon League against great players and coaches, and I loved every second of being coached by my dad and brother.”

Mike Davis Jr. is an assistant coach on the team.

Davis averaged 23.9 points per game in 2021-22, third behind only Peter Kiss of Bryant (25.2) and Darius McGhee of Liberty (24.6). He also had a team-best 4.4 assists per game while adding 3.6 rebounds.

Davis’ output last season marked the lowest of his four-year career. He’s averaged 24.6 points for his career in 111 games.

If Davis scores another 683 points in 2022-23, he would finish No. 2 all-time behind only Pete Maravich (3,667). Freeman Williams of Portland State sits No. 2 with 3,249 points. Davis. an All-Horizon League performer in each of his four seasons, has surpassed 683 points three times.

Davis followed his father to Detroit Mercy, with the pair going 45-69 in four seasons together.

–Field Level Media