Found November 25, 2012 on UM Hoops:
1. Tim Hardaway Jr. carries Wolverines in the first half It’s hard to identify a college basketball player who’s had a more eye-opening start to the basketball season than Tim Hardaway Jr. With 23 points and seven rebounds, the talented wing was the reason Michigan won the game — and he was also what kept them during an offensively-challenged first half. When the Wolverines couldn’t get anything going on offense in the first half, they looked to Hardaway to bail them out. It worked. Hardaway has shown off a vast array of moves to get open looks, and what this first-half sequence shows more than anything is the newfound versatility of his game. He’s stepping into his looks on two-pointers, displaying unbelievable touch on floaters and an ability to will the ball into the hoop in the post. What may be most impressive to me about this sequence is the fact that Hardaway seems totally unaffected by contact — in fact, he seems to be looking for it. His aggressive play has been a major re...
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