Found March 03, 2013 on
Tim Hardaway Jr
Glenn Robinson III
Michigan State Spartans
Ohio State Buckeyes
Michigan has won a lot of games this season but the wins have rarely come ugly. The beautiful offense and lopsided score lines look great to pad a resume but the ugly wins are always the most rewarding. John Beilein agreed.
“We’ve had some real pretty wins here, where we did everything right and the ball went in and we just played lights-out,” Beilein explained after the win. “Today, it was all about grit.”
There were times that it felt like nothing could go Michigan’s way. The Wolverines fumbled loose balls away time and again; botched layups that turned to quick Michigan State threes; allowed Michigan State to rebound half of its missed shots; and failed to make a three point shot for the entire game. Despite what at times felt like the a comedy of errors an...
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John Beilein joined the rest of the Big Ten coaches on the weekly teleconference on Monday morning. You can read selected notes and quotes from the call below.
On Nik Stauskas’s health: “I have no update yet. He wasn’t fine, he had a pretty good gash over his eye, and it was pretty swollen when he left (the arena). I have no update I can share with you yet, let’s just...
John Beilein was available during his post-game press conference to talk about his team’s 58-57 win over Michigan State. He mentioned that he had not received any news about Nik Stauskas regarding a potential concussion resulting from the elbow Stauskas took in the first half. You can watch the full presser below or read selected notes and quotes after the jump.
Michigan coach John Beilein says the sky is not falling after losing to last-place Penn State.
Beilein does acknowledge that February was not ''kind'' to his team. He's hoping No. 4 Michigan bounces back to beat No. 9 Michigan State on Sunday at home.
The Wolverines lost four of seven games last month after winning 20 of its first 21 games and climbing to No...
At one point during Michigan’s shocking loss to Penn State in Happy Valley, fans watched a visibly frustrated John Beilein get in Nik Stauskas’s face after the freshman presumably missed a defensive assignment. It was a side of Michigan’s coach fans are unfamiliar with — Beilein is more often seen putting his arm around a player and explaining than slamming...
John Beilein, Jordan Morgan, and Tim Hardaway Jr. were all available to the media on Tuesday to preview Michigan’s match-up with Purdue in West Lafayette on Wednesday. Beilein indicated that Nik Stauskas has been cleared to play after sustaining a nasty elbow from Branden Dawson against Michigan State. You can watch the full presser using the embedded media player below. Hardaway...
It was exactly the type of game that John Beilein's Michigan team had seemed incapable of winning.
The Wolverines missed every 3-pointer they took and were stuck in a bruising struggle against a physical Michigan State team. Then, in the final minute, Trey Burke made perhaps Michigan's biggest play of the season - on defense.
Burke's steal and dunk put the Wolverines...
Michigan finally demonstrated the toughness its coach was looking for in a huge win over the weekend.
The seventh-ranked Wolverines may need a similar approach to shake off their road funk Wednesday night when they play Purdue, where they have lost six of seven.
Michigan (24-5, 11-5 Big Ten) had been 4-1 in road games before losing their last four - all in February. The Wolverines...