Found February 04, 2012 on UM Hoops:
Basics Who: No. 22 Michigan (17-6, 7-3 B10) at No. 10 Michigan State (17-4, 6-3 B10) Where: Breslin Center, East Lansing, MI When: 1:00 p.m. ET, Sunday, February 5th, 2012 TV: CBS / Live Stream Radio: MGoBlue, 950AM, 1050AM, Sirius 91, XM 91 More: Beilein Video / Novak, Douglass & Hardaway Video / Pick to Click / Last Game Michigan and Michigan State’s basketball rivalry has been as one sided as any over the past decade. Analysts, writers and fans constantly declare the rivalry “renewed” on each glimpse of Michigan success. Despite that persistent optimism, the Wolverines never won more than a game in a row against the Spartans from 1998 until 2011. A win here or there can be chalked up to a heroic effort or a flash in the pan but rivalries are truly reincarnated through consistent success, specifically against the rival in question. A Michigan win in East Lansing Sunday would be another resolute step in the right direction. It would be the Wolverines fourth...

Michigan's Novak takes taunts in stride on road

Zack Novak has a pretty good idea what kind of reception he'll face when he takes the court Sunday at No. 9 Michigan State. ''Awful,'' the Michigan senior said with a slight smile. ''Yeah, I'm not very liked.'' As his college career winds down, fans all over are taking note of Novak's scrappy style. From Arkansas to Ohio, he's been...

Zack Novak's epic 'outburst' gave Michigan-Michigan State rivalry a jolt

Michigan's basketball struggles against Michigan State bothered Zack Novak as much as anyone. Though he paid little attention to the Michigan-Michigan State rivalry growing up in Chesterton, Ind., he quickly took to the passion.

Michigan's undersized Novak taking road taunts in stride

Zack Novak has a pretty good idea what kind of reception he'll face when he takes the court Sunday at No. 9 Michigan State.

Video: Zack Novak, Trey Burke and Stu Douglass after loss at Michigan State

Zack Novak, Trey Burke and Stu Douglass met with the media after Michigan’s 64-54 loss in East Lansing against Michigan State. Watch the videos in the embedded media players below: Burke and Douglass after the jump. 

Friday Links: Rivalries, Zack Novak, More

Brotherly love: Ohio State’s Sullinger, Michigan’s Burke have shared bond since childhood Dispatch feature on Sullinger, Burke with the above picture. Both players will be featured on The Journey this Sunday at 8 p.m. Michigan’s Novak takes taunts in stride on road “They [opposing fans] all think I belong up there with them — just looking at me,” Novak said. “It...

Five Key Plays: Indiana at Michigan

1. Michigan’s 13-0 run to start the game Indiana has one of the Big Ten’s best offenses, entering Wednesday’s games on the heels of a 103-point performance against Iowa, and it was clear that Michigan was going to have to score more than usual to win. No problem. The Wolverines came out of the gate red hot and set the stage with a quick 13-0 start. Trey Burke started the run...

Burke & Novak say UM "has to Move on"

Trey Burke and Zack Novak reflect upon Michigan's 64-54 loss at Michigan State (with video).

Video: Tim Hardaway Jr., Zack Novak and Stu Douglass discuss Michigan State rematch

Tim Hardaway Jr., Zack Novak and Stu Douglass met with the media this afternoon in preparation for Michigan’s Sunday game at Michigan State. Watch the interviews in the embedded media players below: Novak and Douglass after the jump. 

Video, Notes & Quotes: John Beilein previews Michigan State

John Beilein met with the media today to discuss Michigan’s upcoming matchup at Michigan State, which will take place Sunday at 1 p.m. After beating the Spartans 60-59 on January 17th, the Wolverines now have a chance to earn their fourth straight win in the rivalry. Here’s video of Beilein, followed by notes and quotes after the jump: Last season at this time, Michigan broke...

Inside the Play: Backdoor screens shred Indiana defense

Michigan attempts more threes than any other Big Ten team but an unheralded strength of the Wolverine offense this season has been its ability to convert around the basket. Despite trotting out a lineup that ranks 247th in effective height, without a true low post scorer and with a handful of players that are known for their perimeter shooting more than anything else, Michigan is...

Film Session: Top-of-the-key problems

Indiana came out flat on both sides of the ball against Michigan on Wednesday. And in the end, it was too much to overcome. A look a three plays near the top of the key in the first half where Michigan carved the Hoosiers up in the latest edition of Film Session. NO. 1) A THREE FROM NOVAK Here we see Jordan Morgan setting a high ball screen for Trey Burke: Christian Watford, Verdell...
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