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Tim Hardaway Jr
Michigan State Spartans
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 the 6th best two point shooting team in the Division I. The pick-and-roll’s growth in Beilein’s offense has been discussed Ad nauseam but that doesn’t mean traditional elements of John Beilein’s offense have been forgotten.
In this edition of Inside the Play we look at how Michigan used the backdoor screen against Indiana led to three different easy opportunities around the rim for three different Michigan players.
1. Stu Douglass uses Morgan’s backscreen
This set starts with Burke passing the ball to Douglass and cutting through the paint. Douglass will move the ball to Hardaway on the wing and begin hi...
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Michigan’s leading scorer Trey Burke and his backcourt mate Stu Douglass were on hand to discuss Michigan’s 12 point win over Indiana tonight. Watch the videos in the embedded media players below with Douglass after the jump.
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...
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.
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...
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...