Found March 23, 2013 on UM Hoops:
John Beilein and Bacari Alexander were both available after Michigan’s trouncing of VCU to focus on the big Michigan win, Mitch McGary’s development and much more. Watch the videos in the embedded media players below.
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Michigan breezes past VCU press in 78-53 win

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