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STORY: Caris LeVert says his "instincts" takeover when Michigan needs him to score.

Michigan basketball: John Beilein talks about issues facing the Wolverines

The Michigan basketball team is coming off a tough loss to Duke at Cameron Indoor Stadium on Tuesday. Earlier today, John Beilein, Caris LeVert and Derrick Walton addressed the media. They talked about Duke and issues facing the team before they play Houston Baptist Saturday. What The Coach is Saying: It’s tough to get someone looks when they are guarded as tightly as Nik Stauskas...

Video: John Beilein, Caris LeVert and Derrick Walton address problems against Duke

John Beilein, Caris LeVert  and Derrick Walton were available to speak with the media today and even though Michigan is playing Houston Baptist tomorrow at noon, most of the questions understandably revolved around Michigan’s 79-69 loss to Duke on Tuesday. Beilein addressed Michigan’s tepid first-half offense and whether or not LeVert will be playing point guard in the future...

Michigan basketball: Mitch McGary must lead

In the aftermath of Michigan basketball’s 79-69 loss, that wasn’t nearly that close in reality, Mitch McGary called his team ‘soft’. And he’s right. Covering Michigan basketball gives you an opportunity to get up close with the players, and rarely does a sound bite like this one come to light. John Beilein and his staff do a tremendous job of making sure the right players...

Form Tracker: December 5th, 2013

Our weekly feature tracking the performance of Michigan players performance over two game segments of the season. (Photo: Dustin Johnston)  Caris LeVert: 9 (Last week: 7.5) Over Michigan’s past two games, Caris LeVert has been Michigan’s best player — and it’s not close. The sophomore scored 15 points on seven shots against Coppin State, but more importantly, he was the...

Michigan basketball dominates Houston Baptist behind play of sophomore trio

The Michigan Wolverines defeated the Huskies of Houston Baptist 107-53 in front of a sparse crowd at the Crisler Center. The Wolverines moved to 6-3 on the season, while the Huskies dropped to 3-6. The fans trickled in throughout the first half, with one man wearing a “I’m too young for noon games” t-shirt. The sleepy crowd became more raucous following the start of the game...

Michigan Basketball looks to rebound against Houston Baptist

After a tough contest against Duke in Cameron Indoor Stadium, the Michigan Wolverines return to Ann Arbor for a Saturday matinee versus the Houston Baptist Huskies. Tipoff is set for noon and the game will be televised on the Big Ten Network. Houston Baptist is a first-year member of the Southland Conference, typically a lower tier mid-major league. Not exactly rich on basketball...

Dishing with Beilein (Week 4)

Michigan basketball coach John Beilein sat down with Sam Webb to reflect upon his team's road loss to Duke. The Wolverines' headman updated discussed the offensive woes, the growing pains involved with working Mitch McGary back into the offense, his desire for more low post offense, the growth of Caris LeVert, and much much more.

Video: Mitch McGary and Nik Stauskas talk Houston Baptist rout

Mitch McGary and Nik Stauskas met with the media after Michigan’s 54 point blowout of Houston Baptist on Saturday afternoon. Watch both players in the embedded media players below. Stauskas after the jump.

Stauskas Returns to Scoring Ways vs. HB

Michigan sophomore Nik Stauskas struggled to break free from tight Duke defense in Tuesday’s loss. Saturday in a win over Houston Baptist, Stauskas returned to form leading the Wolverines with 25 points.

Duke stops Nik Stauskas, Michigan’s offense

Whether it was because of the ankle injury Nik Stauskas sustained against Charlotte in Puerto Rico, just plain great defense, or a little of both, we don’t know. What we do know: Duke shut down Nik Stauskas Tuesday night in its 79-69 win over the Wolverines at Cameron Indoor Stadium. (Photo: Adam Glanzman) The sophomore attempted only two field goals, both in the first half. He...

Brady Hoke eats a feast at recruit’s home (PIC)

What has Michigan football coach Brady Hoke been up to since Michigan lost to Ohio State on November 30th?  Recruiting.  Recruiting and eating.  Recruiting and eating a lot. Hoke paid visit to the home of 2014 defensive tackle commit Bryan Mone this past week in Salt Lake City, Utah.  One thing led to another and Hoke found himself elbow deep at the Mone family dinner table....

Game 9: Houston Baptist at Michigan Recap

Scott Mapes Michigan 107, Houston Baptist 53. Photo gallery. Beilein press conference. McGary & Stauskas react. Box score. After a dismal offensive performance at Cameron Indoor Stadium on Tuesday, the last few days have been filled with questions about Michigan’s offense. Who can score the ball if Nik Stauskas struggles? What’s wrong with Mitch McGary and Glenn Robinson...

Glenn Robinson III, Mitch McGary slipping in NBA mock drafts

It’s no secret that the start of Michigan’s 2013-14 campaign has been disappointing. The Wolverines have already dropped three games and their two projected first-round draft picks have yet to find top-gear. (Photo: Dustin Johnston) McGary missed time early on in the season with a back injury and is still rounding into form. McGary is averaging 9.3 points and 8.8 rebounds per...

McGary Earning Beilein's Trust to Play PG

STORY: Mitch McGary put all his skills on full display in Michigan's 107-53 win over Houston Baptist Saturday at Crisler Center.

Notebook: John Beilein examines offensive struggles against Duke

Michigan’s offense struggled mightily against Duke in the Wolverines’ 79-69 loss at Cameron Indoor Stadium on Tuesday — excluding the final two minutes of the game, Michigan managed a paltry 0.86 points per possession. This was due in a large part to Duke’s face-guarding and ball denial of Nik Stauskas, Michigan’s most potent offensive weapon this season. (Photo: Dustin...
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