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ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Glenn Robinson III insisted that Thursday was just another game for him.
According to his coach, there's no way to know if he's telling the truth or not.
"Glenn would be a great poker player because you never know what is going on in his mind," Michigan coach John Beilein said. "He always has the same demeanor, so I don't know if today meant anything more to him or not. You can't tell."
Robinson was playing his first game against Purdue -- the school where his father was one of the best players in Big Ten history. He finished with 12 points and nine rebounds in Michigan's 68-53 victory.
"Everyone was trying to make this into a big deal and saying that I had something personal to prove to Purdue and Coach (Matt) Painter," Robinson said. "People were saying all kinds of things about how he didn't recruit me and I was mad, but there's none of that. This was just another game to me."
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Glenn “Big Dog” Robinson was the #1 overall pick in the 1994 NBA draft, which also happened to be the same year his son, Glenn Robinson III, was born. The Little Dog is now a freshman at the University of Michigan, which happened to be playing against Purdue, his father’s alma mater, on Wednesday night. As you can see in the video, the younger Robinson sent a rather explosive...
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In his weekly appearance on Sports Talk 1050 WTKA the Wolverines headman discussed his team's bounce back victory over Minnesota, the new offensive wrinkles that were shown versus the Gophers, the Wolverine swagger, Glenn Robinson III's 360 dunk, the upcoming match up with Purdue, and more.
John Beilein spoke to the media during a post-game press conference following his team’s 68-53 victory at home against Purdue. You can watch the full interview using the embedded media player below and check out selected notes and quotes after the jump.
Opening Statement: “I really feel good about getting that particular win. I really admire Matt Painter and what he’s done...