Found October 21, 2011 on
The differences between Michigan and Tennessee were striking as both teams ran onto the floor at Time Warner Cable Arena for their round of 32 NCAA tournament game last March. The Vols were markedly bigger and stronger at almost every position. As Michigan struggled with Tennessee’s size and athletic advantage early, missing 12 shots in the first eight minutes and falling behind by a four point deficit that felt larger, it was Matt Vogrich that arose as the unlikely hero. The 6-foot-4 skinny sophomore with floppy hair checked into the game and provided Michigan with an immediate shot in the arm. He scored on an array of three pointers, backdoor layups and fast break steals while keeping Michigan afloat in the first half. That was enough to get the Wolverines to the second half where they went on to dominate the game.
When all was said and done, Vogrich’s season high 11 points in that NCAA victory left Michigan fans wondering what the junior guard could be capable of in the futur...
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Michigan junior guard Matt Vogrich sat down with the media recently to discuss the growth in his game, the confidence the coaching staff has instilled in him, the tight bond be and his teammates have, and much much more.
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One of the genuine perks about being a Michigan blogger, other than writing for all you fine folks, is sometimes we get...stuff. I must admit, when I first heard about John U. Bacon's book, Three and Out – which chronicles a blow-by-blow account of the three most tumultuous years in recent Michigan Football memory, I knew it would be...
Forward Evan Smotrycz has been the biggest surprise through the first week of Michigan basketball practice. Not because he's displaying the offensive flashes shown near the end of last season, but because his body is now prepared to deal with major college basketball.
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Horford has high hopes for new season
Chantel Jennings on Horford, his added weight, quest for more playing time and more at Wolverine Nation.
MICHIGAN BASKETBALL PLAYER DEVELOPMENT CENTER *updated as of 10/15/2011*
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U-M Basketball: Round Table Wrap-Up
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Now in his fifth year at Michigan, John Beilein is seeing results in team leadership. One example came in a huddle this week, when assistant coach Bacari Alexander was explaining an issue. At the same time, sophomore forward Jordan Morgan was showing true freshman Max Bielfeldt something else.
Michigan coach Brady Hoke has no interest in revisiting the punch from MSU defensive end William Gholston to U-M lineman Taylor Lewan's helmet from last Saturday's 28-14 MSU win.