Bacari Alexander

Bacari Alexander (born September 15, 1976)

Teams coached: Detroit Mercy Titans
Detroit record: 16-47 (.254)
Overall record: 16-47 (.254)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0   
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  0   
  • NIT Championships:  0  
  • NIT Appearances:  0   

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2019-2021 Denver (asst)
2016-2018 Detroit Mercy
2010-2016 Michigan (asst)
2008-2010 Western Michigan (asst)
2007-2008 Ohio (asst)
2001-2007 Detroit Mercy (asst)

Bacari Alexander Facts

  • Bacari Torrell Alexander
  • Born September 15, 1976
  • Hometown: Detroit, Michigan
  • Alma Mater: University of Detroit Mercy (BS, 1999)
  • Started his college career at Robert Morris but finished at Detroit Mercy under head coach Perry Watson
  • Played with the Harlem Globetrotters for two seasons (2000-2001) after graduating from UDM
    • Along with all past and current members of the Harlem Globetrotters, was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2002
  • Spent one season in the Detroit Pistons organization as Player Programs Coordinator
  • Was an assistant at the Division I level for nine seasons, working under Watson at Detroit, Tim O’Shea at Ohio, Steve Hawkins at Western Michigan and then six seasons at Michigan under John Beilein
  • Hired in April 2016 to return to his alma mater as the Detroit Mercy Titans’ head coach
  • After a year away, Alexander joined Rodney Billups‘ staff at Denver as an assistant and spent two years with the program
  • Along with his wife, Kesha, has one son

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