Found November 01, 2013 on UM Hoops:
ROSEMONT, ILL. — Mitch McGary and Glenn Robinson III aren’t just Michigan’s best players, they are also best friends. The two have been teammates for years and Robinson was one of the primary reasons why McGary opted to attend Michigan. When the NBA came calling they decided to stay at Michigan, together. Now they are in the spotlight. Not just expected to be Michigan’s most talented players but to fill a leadership void on a Michigan team with 12 freshmen and sophomores. There have been times when the responsibility thrust upon Michigan’s two highest-profile second-year players has been frustrating. But according to McGary, you’d never know Robinson was feeling the pressure by looking at him. “He doesn’t show it. He never shows it. He tries not to show emotion, but I can tell just from being around him for so long,” McGary said. “Whenever he’s down, I always try to say a few words. We lean on each other pretty heavily, and it’s good to have a friend on the team as close as he is to me

Video & Quotes: Mitch McGary at Big Ten Media Day

Michigan sophomore Mitch McGary still isn’t playing but he was in Chicago to answer questions at Big Ten Media Day earlier today. Watch some of what McGary had to say on the NBA, Glenn Robinson III and more in the embedded media player below or find quotes after the jump. On watching the NBA draft and thinking “that could have been me”: It can be me. I don’t know when....

Video & Quotes: Glenn Robinson III at Big Ten Media Day

Michigan sophomore Glenn Robinson III sat down with the media outside of Chicago this afternoon to discuss his relationship with Derrick Walton and Mitch McGary and the challenges that lie ahead for the 2013-14 Wolverines. Watch some of what Robinson had to say in the embedded media player below or find quotes after the jump. On Mitch McGary’s improvement: “Mitch is better...

Ask the Big Ten: How to stop Michigan

At Big Ten media day in Chicago on Thursday, writers get a chance to talk to players from all over the conference. We took this opportunity to approach players from other Big Ten schools about what sort of problems Michigan presents as a team, and the best way to go about stopping the Wolverines. We had limited time, so unfortunately we just missed Aaron Craft — apologies. Aaron...

Beilein Says Rule Changes Won’t Affect U-M

At Big Ten Media Day I Chicago today Michigan headman John Beilein tackled questions about the target that success puts on his team’s back, the impact success has had on recruiting, the rule changes coming to college basketball, and more.

Transcript: John Beilein at 2013-14 Big Ten Media Day

John Beilein took the podium this morning in Chicago at the conference’s annual media day. Read the full transcript of Beilein’s comments below. Stick around for more coverage throughout the day as Beilein, Mitch McGary, Glenn Robinson III and Jordan Morgan are available for interviews in Chicago. COACH BEILEIN:  Good to get to this point of the year where we’re ready to start...

Michigan picked No. 2 in Big Ten poll; McGary, Robinson Preseason All-Big Ten

Michigan was picked to finish second in the Big Ten this season at the conference’s Media Day in Chicago, Illinois. The Wolverines were picked behind unanimous conference favorites Michigan State and ahead of Ohio State. Michigan sophomores Mitch McGary and Glenn Robinson III were also named to the conference Preseason All-Big Ten Team. Robinson was named to the Big Ten All-Freshman...

Michigan ranked seventh in AP Preseason Top 25

Michigan is ranked No. 7 in the Associated Press Preseason Top 25. The Wolverines spent the entirety of last season ranked in the top ten spots of the Associated Press poll before finishing the season with a loss to Louisville in the National Championship game. Michigan returns last year’s freshmen stars Glenn Robinson III, Mitch McGary and Nik Stauskas but will also have to lean...

Robinson III Hoping Tuesday ‘Just The Start'

Michigan sophomore Glenn Robinson III made a transition of sorts physically and strategically for the Wolverines this off-season. With added responsibility and muscle, Robinson III could be primed for a big campaign (VIDEO included).

Video & Quotes: John Beilein at Big Ten Media Day

John Beilein met with the media this afternoon in Chicago for Big Ten Media and shared his thoughts on his young team. Watch Beilein’s breakout interview in the embedded media player below or read assorted quotes after the jump. On Glenn Robinson III being more assertive: There’s different ways people have an effect on games. Last year, the facts say he didn’t get the ball...

Video: Glenn Robinson III, Nik Stauskas Pace Michigan to Blowout Win Over Concordia

No Mitch McGary, no problem for the Michigan Wolverines in their exhibition opener against tiny Concordia University. The 2013 national runners-up put on a clinic in Tuesday’s exhibition, despite the absence of their star big man, claiming a 117-44 win. Glenn Robinson III scored a game-high 33 points on 12-of-15 shooting (4-of-6 on 3-pointers), while Nik Stauskas added 23 of his...

Gallery: Robinson Flies High in Exhibition

Photos from Michigan's exhibition opener versus Concordia. Glenn Robinson, Derrick Walton, Caris LeVert, Nik Stauskas, Zak Irvin, and more.
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