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Before Michigan’s trip to Peoria, Illinois in early December, Caris LeVert looked as though he was headed for a redshirt freshman season. A little over a month later, the Pickerington, OH native is the most-used Michigan bench player outside of Mitch McGary. With every opportunity, LeVert seems to improve. He’s become steadily more efficient on the offensive end of the floor and even started a game against Central Michigan to replace an injured Tim Hardaway Jr.
It’s been a wild month for LeVert, but one of the factors that made it easier for the Michigan coaches to give LeVert a larger role in the rotation was the growth of LeVert himself. The freshman has put on around 20 pounds and grown about an inch and a half since he set foot on campus at 6-foot-4, 165-pounds.
John Beilein said he has been urging LeVert to take the training table as seriously as the weight room.
“It’s really good,” Beilein said when asked if he was pleased with the 20 pounds LeVert has already ...
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Michigan Basketball (15-0, 2-0) will look to remain perfect when they host Nebraska on Wednesday night. Tip off is scheduled for 7pm and the game will be televised on the Big Ten Network.
Nebraska comes to town with a 9-6 record and they are 0-2 in Big Ten play. The Huskers best win was a 63-51 victory over USC on December 3rd. They have three players averaging double figures in...
Michigan basketball (16-0, 3-0) picked up what turned out to be a very scrappy win against a Nebraska team that pushed the Wolverines all night long. A strong second half by the Wolverines eventually led them to a 62-47 win. The perfect 16-0 start matches the best beginning to a season in school history, tying the 1985-86 Wolverines’ effort.
How They Won
The outcome of this game...
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Irvin had 22 points in a 60-38 blowout win over Harrison. He followed that up with a game high 23 points in...
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.
Here's a scenario for you....let's say I give you a basketball and I tell you to take 50 three point shots at a hoop. How many would you make?
If you happen to be University of Michigan freshman Nik Stauskas, it would be forty-five and he's got the tape to prove it.
The below video was shot on Christmas Eve at Nick's parents house in Canada and his shooting...
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 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...
Michigan looks to match its best start in program history with a home game against Nebraska tonight. Tip off is scheduled for 7 p.m. on the Big Ten Network with Kevin Kugler and Greg Kelser on the call.
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Game 16: Nebraska at Michigan Preview
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Glenn Robinson III, Trey Burke, and Mitch McGary met with the media after Michigan’s 15 point win over Nebraska kept the Wolverines perfect record in order.
Burke and McGary after the jump.
Michigan played Nebraska’s game but still managed to escape with a 62-47 victory. The Cornhuskers slowed the game to a crawl while the Wolverines put forth their worst shooting performance of the season (by a wide margin). The win was ugly, especially for a team that wants to be considered among the nation’s best, but the result counts the same
Sooner or later it was bound to happen. Michigan had a bad shooting night. Entering their third conference game against Nebraska, the Wolverines’ worst individual...
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Jay Bilas and Chad Ford – Top five underrated players in college basketball – ESPN – Jay Bilas: “Glenn Robinson III: The Big Dog’s pup, Robinson III is super athletic, runs the lanes on the break and can really finish. Better yet, he is just scratching...