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Tim Hardaway Jr
Glenn Robinson III
Michigan State Spartans
Kansas State Wildcats
Michigan’s first three games provided little challenge and proved little more than the fact that Michigan now has the athleticism to overwhelm weaker opposition. Wednesday’s 67-62 win over Pittsburgh was a reminder that this new-look team has toughness too. Pittsburgh trotted into Madison Square Garden with a bigger lineup and plenty of talent but Michigan took the Panthers’ best shot on the chin before regrouping and knocking off the Wildcats.
For the first time this season, John Beilein’s team played with its back to the wall and passed the test with flying colors. Four Wolverines reached double figures but those four were the only players to score during the second half. It was Tim Hardaway Jr. and Glenn Robinson III that carried the bulk of the Michigan offense through the comeback effort as the duo made eight of Michigan’s 12 second half field goals and assisted on two others.
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Michigan Basketball defeated Pittsburgh on Wednesday 67-62. The win moves the Wolverines into the finals of the NIT Season Tipoff. Where they will play Kansas State on Friday for the championship.
Pitt took it to Michigan early and held a 33-29 led at the half. In the second stanza, Tim Hardaway Jr. and Glenn Robinson III combined for 22 points to push the Wolverines past the Panthers...
The Michigan basketball team (5-0), ranked 4th nationally and looking every bit the part, took down the competition in the NIT Season Tip-Off Tournament. The Wolverines capped off the 4-game run with a tourney-clinching win over Kansas State on Friday evening by the final count of 71-57.
Tim Hardaway, Jr. probably played his best game as a collegian before taking a knee to the side...
John Beilein met with the media after Michigan’s narrow win over Pittsburgh to open the NIT Season Tip-Off. Watch Beilein’s comments in the embedded media player below:
Thanks to the verbal commitments made by Jae’Sean Tate and Keita Bates-Diop to Ohio State over the weekend, Michigan is expected to move onto the next tier of 2014 players on its recruiting board. One player Michigan will certainly be keeping an eye on is Fort Myers (Fl.) Bishop Verot center Ricky Doyle. Doyle, who stands just short of 6-foot-10 and weighs 235 pounds, emerged as...
John Beilein met with the media after Michigan’s 71-57 win over Kansas State on Friday afternoon at Madison Square Garden. The victory moved Michigan to 5-0 on the season and gave the Wolverines their first NIT Season Tip-Off Championship.
Per Nick Baumgardner, Michigan doctors reported that Tim Hardaway Jr. passed a concussion test after the game.
Here’s a full transcript of John Beilein, Tim Hardaway Jr., Trey Burke and Nik Stauskas addressing the media after Michigan’s narrow win over Pittsburgh. Watch video of the players’ comments or John Beilein’s remarks in our earlier posts.
Q. Tim, can you take us through that run? You seemed offensively to be able to take over.
TIM HARDAWAY: I think it was a great...
Tim Hardaway Jr., Trey Burke and Nik Stauskas faced the media after Michigan opened the NIT Season Tip Off with a win over Pittsburgh. Watch the three players on the podium after the game in the embedded media players below.
Part two after the jump.
Trey Burke and Glenn Robinson III came to the podium after Michigan’s 71-57 NIT Tip-Off Championship win over Kansas State. Burke scored 10 points while Robinson added nine points and 12 rebounds.
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After starting the season with three blowout victories, Michigan heads to the Big Apple for its first real test of the year. The Wolverines face off against an undefeated Pittsburgh team at the World’s Most Famous Arena, Madison Square Garden.
Tip off is scheduled for 9:30 p.m. with the game televised on ESPN2 (or WatchESPN.com). Join in the discussion before...