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Chad Ford is of the opinion that Mitch McGary could be a first round pick:
McGary’s stock is clearly on the rise. What’s harder to gauge is where exactly to put him in our Top 100. While GMs warn that you can’t put too much stock on the NCAA tournament, McGary’s situation is unique. He didn’t play big minutes, or a starting role on Michigan until the Big Ten Tournament. Now that he’s gotten a major role, you have to evaluate him differently.
McGary clearly has benefitted from the play of point guard Trey Burke. Burke has been awesome at putting McGary in a position to score. Without him, I doubt he’d be putting up these numbers. However, McGary’s motor, toughness and agility are all key indicators of potential NBA success. So is his excellent offensive rebounding percentage that has him ranked seventh in the country.
As Ken Pomeroy wrote on Monday, McGary’s closest statistical comp as a freshman is former Pitt big man DeJuan Blair. Blair would’ve been a lottery pick had he had ACLs....
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Michigan freshman center, Mitch McGary, has been a source of energy for the Wolverines this NCAA Tournament. The talented freshman discusses his intense playing style and how he has embraced his new starting role.
Many college basketball analysts have lamented what is seen as an over-coaching epidemic after seeing scoring fall to historic lows; according to Ken Pomeroy, scoring this season is at its lowest since 1952. Analysts and coaches have speculated that this is partly due to coaches feeling the need to control everything that happens on the court, with their ultimate fear being a turnover...
Spike Albrecht shined while Trey Burke sat.
After all that, Michigan and Louisville were still pretty much even. Then the Wolverines couldn't stop Louisville in the second half.
With Burke on the bench in early foul trouble, the seldom-used Albrecht scored 17 points in the first half, and the Wolverines led by 12 in Monday night's national title game. But that lead was...
It looked like Michigan was headed home than Trey Burke decided to take over. He scored all of 23 points in the 2nd half and overtime and he hit a deep three pointer to send the game into overtime. Michigan beat Kansas by 2 and went on to cruise past Florida in the Elite 8. This is Michigan’s first trip to the Final Four since the Fab 5.
“We never had the mindset that we...
Michigan's sophomore PG was voted to the 10-member John R. Wooden All-America Team as well as the Associated Press All-America first team today.
The NCAA Tournament has been full of exciting moments and fantastic finishes. We are now on on to the Final Four in Atlanta, which will have some fresh faces playing in their very first Final Four. As we prepare for … Continue reading →
The Michigan Wolverines blew past the Florida Gators to advance to the 2013 Final Four, however, the NY Times thinks it was the 'Spartans'.
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Michigan junior linebacker Brennen Beyer talks to the media. Beyer talked about making the switch to linebacker, being ready for more pass coverage, the ‘weight thing’, that he just wants to hit people, learning the minor things at LB, and more. ***Watch Video***