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While several clamor for Michigan freshman Mitch McGary to show off his five star potential, the new big man isn’t concerning himself with expectations. Instead, While several clamor for Michigan freshman Mitch McGary to show off his five star potential, the new big man isn’t concerning himself with expectations. Instead, McGary is focused on production and rebounds – a lot of rebounds.
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UM Hoops was founded in 2008 out of a simple love for Michigan basketball.
The Wolverines hadn’t been to the NCAA tournament in a decade and were in the midst of a dreadful 10-22 season but we believed there was a Michigan basketball community that needed a voice. Over the past five years the site has grown in lockstep alongside the basketball program. There have been more than...
No. 5 Michigan opens its season tomorrow against Slippery Rock. Coach John Beilein discussed The Rock and the Wolverines focus going into their first game of 2012-13. Beilein also discussed the lineup and rotations to start the season, Stauskas’ injury situation, Burke and Albrecht playing in the same back court, and more. ***Full Video of the Press conference included***
Michigan sophomore point guard Trey Burke was chomping at the bit to get back on the court Monday. When he finally did he made it clear that he is ready to steer the Maize & Blue ship on and off the floor.
Michigan fans received some frustrating news at Big Ten Media Day when John Beilein reported Jon Horford had twisted his knee at the end of a recent practice. Unfortunately, it was news that fans have become accustomed to. Horford has been plagued by injuries throughout his career at Michigan that have limited his playing time and his effectiveness. There was a lot of excitement...
On the eve of the first regular season basketball game for the 5th ranked Michigan Wolverines, GoBlueWolverine's Sam Webb and Kyle Bogenschutz break down the play of the five freshmen through two exhibition games -- why they've acclimated themselves so well, so quickly.
Josh Bartelstein and Jordan Morgan met with the media this afternoon ahead of Michigan’s season opener against Slippery Rock on Friday. Bartelstein discussed what it meant to be named a captain and how he looks to embrace the role. Morgan discussed the team’s growth in practice thus far and his thoughts on Bartelstein as a captain.
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Mitch McGary and Tim Hardaway Jr. faced the media after Michigan’s second easy exhibition victory on Monday evening. McGary racked up six points and 10 rebounds in 20 minutes of playing time while Hardaway handed out six assists.
Watch Hardaway’s interview after the jump.
Michigan added Arkansas, Brigham Young and Hawaii to its future football schedules on Tuesday.
Notre Dame opted out of scheduled 2015-17 games last month against Michigan ahead of a previously scheduled break in the rivalry during the 2018-19 seasons. The Wolverines essentially replaced two matchups with the Fighting Irish with a game against BYU in 2015 and against Hawaii the next...
In just his first season, Brady Hoke turned a beleaguered Michigan program into a Sugar Bowl squad. The early success stemmed from key schematic adjustments which transformed the dynamic Denard Robinson and a spread-based attack. Hoke has proved doubters wrong and earned the respect of Northwestern's Pat Fitzgerald, among others.
John Beilein previewed Michigan’s season opener against Slippery Rock this afternoon with the media. Beilein made it clear that he won’t overlook the Division II opener and also relayed some injury news. Freshman guard Nik Stauskas is dealing with back spasms and is “probably questionable” while Jon Horford is expected to be in the rotation Friday.
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Michigan Head Coach Brady Hoke wouldn’t tip his hand as to who might get the start at quarterback Saturday against Northwestern. Whats the best-case scenario for the Wolverines?
Michigan linebacker Desmond Morgan talk to the media on Tuesday. Morgan talked about the defensive needing to get better, on the Notre Dame game jump-starting the defense, being a perfect defense under Mattision and if it’s realistic. ***please check out the full video***
The Brigham Young Cougars and the Michigan Wolverines have scheduled a game in Ann Arbor for September 26, 2015. The complete press release from BYU can be read here. This will be just the second meeting between the two schools. The first meeting was in the 1984 Holiday Bowl. BYU was undefeated and ranked number one in the nation. With the National Championship on the line, BYU...
Northwestern continued its preparations for Saturday's game with the Michigan Wolverines. PurpleWildcats offers notes and observations from the team's Wednesday practice.
Michigan Head Coach Brady Hoke wouldn’t tip his hand as to who might get the start at quarterback Saturday against Northwestern. What’s the best-case scenario for the Wolverines?