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Paced by a potent offense, Michigan has a very good chance to match the best start in the program's history before its Big Ten schedule gets increasingly tougher.
The second-ranked Wolverines try for a 16th consecutive victory to open the season while visiting Nebraska hopes to avoid its second straight 0-3 conference start Wednesday night.
Averaging 90.2 points and shooting 54.9 percent in the last five games, Michigan (15-0, 2-0) is playing well enough to surpass the 1985-86 team's 16-0 mark as the best in school history. The Wolverines rank among the national leaders with 82.0 points per game after not averaging more than 66.9 in coach John Beilein's previous five seasons in Ann Arbor.
"We always thought, as we were trying to develop a coaching philosophy with my staff, that we wouldn't change if we got more athletic,'' Beilein said. "Some of these principles will still work, even if you did have better speed. ... We've always run wherever...
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John Beilein spoke with the media during his post-game press conference after his team’s 62-47 win over Nebraska. Beilein addressed the slow pace of the game, how the experience will help Michigan moving forward and how it feels to be 16-0, tying the best start in Michigan history. Beilein also said Jon Horford could have played, and he may play on Sunday if he does well in practice...
John Beilein joined the rest of the Big Ten coaches on the conference’s weekly teleconference. Michigan’s coach discussed his team’s upcoming game against Nebraska, Trey Burke and Glenn Robinson III sweeping the Big Ten weekly awards and more.
Opening statement: “We’re pleased to get through the first two games of the Big Ten schedule with a couple of wins. One of the...
John Beilein, Tim Hardaway Jr. and Caris LeVert met with the media earlier this afternoon to discuss Michigan’s upcoming game against Nebraska. John Beilein shared the most notable news of the day, that Jon Horford had resumed practicing full court and could be ready to play for Wednesday night’s game against Nebraska.
Hardaway and LeVert after the jump.