Originally posted on UM Hoops  |  Last updated 2/25/13
1) Steal by Jordan Morgan leads to a run out and Glenn Robinson III dunk I want to point out something that may seem insignificant but is exactly the reason why Michigan has missed Jordan Morgan so badly. Look at Morgan’s defensive possession at the beginning of this play. Tracy Abrams receives the handoff from Nnanna Egwu at the top of the key. Morgan hedges some, but not much. As he’s getting back to Egwu, DJ Richardson runs through a variety of screens from the left wing, along the baseline, all the way to the right wing. In doing so, Richardson loses Nik Stauskas. If you focus in on the nine-second mark, you can see Stauskas is about the get screened by Joseph Bertrand, leaving Richardson open flashing to the 3-point line. But watch what Jordan Morgan does as he’s recovering to his man — he shows in the passing lane between Abrams and Richardson and denies Richardson the ball for a half a second — just long enough for Stauskas to get back in position. If Morgan doesn’t show for...
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