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The year was 1989. Toyota launched its luxury brand Lexus, the Mirage hotel and Casino opened in Las Vegas, the US Government provided a $150 billion bailout for hundreds of saving and loan associations, and Senior Forward Glen Rice set the college basketball scene ablaze leading the Michigan Wolverines to a National Championship.
Rice averaged 25.6 points per game that season earning the Big Ten scoring title and all-conference honors. Despite his ability to seemingly score at will, Rice saved his best performance for the NCAA Tournament.... Read more
BEST OF MAXIM
In a battle of Top 10 teams, Michigan Basketball (21-3, 8-3) will play at Michigan State on Tuesday night. Tip is scheduled for 9pm and the game will be televised on ESPN. This contest marks the third time in the last 4 games that Michigan will play a team ranked in the Top 10.
The 8th ranked Spartans (20-4, 9-2) are tied with Indiana for first place in the Big Ten. Michigan State...
Michigan basketball continued an ugly trend against top-ranked Big Ten foes on the road by getting absolutely drilled by the Michigan State Spartans at the Breslin Center, 75-52. The loss drops #4 Michigan to 21-4 (8-4) while the streaking Spartans improve to 21-4 (10-2).
How They Lost
The Wolverines haven’t played good basketball on the road against Ohio State, Indiana, and now...
Trey Burke and Jordan Morgan faced the media after Michigan’s humbling loss at the Breslin Center on Tuesday evening. Watch both interviews in the embedded media players below:
Morgan after the jump.
Michigan went 1-1 last week, including a heartbreaking loss to Wisconsin, but they still get another award.
Mitch McGary won the Big Ten Freshman of the Week award for the second time, the conference announced Monday. McGary averaged 13.0 points, 7.0 rebounds and 3.5 steals off the bench in a pair of overtime games -- a win over Ohio State and the loss to the Badgers.
Eric Davis is a four-star 2015 point guard recruit out of Saginaw Arthur Hill. Davis has already received plenty of attention from a number of top schools, including Kentucky, Duke and Kansas. Davis took a visit to Michigan to see the Wolverines beat Ohio State at the new Crisler Center, and John Beilein has been keeping close tabs on the talented scorer. We caught up with Davis...
John Beilein joined Michigan’s backcourt for media availability this afternoon to talk about the Wolverines’ upcoming top-10 match-up with Michigan State in East Lansing. All three touched on how the basketball rivalry between Michigan State and Michigan has grown throughout the past couple of years and the importance of this particular match-up when it comes to the Big Ten standings...
Michigan coach John Beilein knows the challenge Michigan State poses in the frontcourt, with or without Jordan Morgan. Practice Monday will go a long way to indicate whether or not the junior can go Tuesday in East Lansing.
Our weekly feature tracking the performance of Michigan players over the last week’s action. (Photo: Dustin Johnston)
Tim Hardaway Jr.: 9 (Last Week: 6)
Hardaway is playing perhaps the best offensive basketball of his career. He went 8-of-12 from behind the three point line en route to 41 points over Michigan’s last two games. He’s hit 54 percent of his threes in conference...
Michigan sophomore point guard Trey Burke is having a special season. Just a few miles down the road in Harper Woods, Michigan, senior commit Derrick Walton Jr. is doing the same at Chandler Park Academy.