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Last Thursday during Michigan’s game against Eastern Michigan, Mitch McGary logged the best stat line of his career as a Wolverine: the freshman scored 10 points, all in the second half, and grabbed 11 rebounds in just 18 minutes of playing time.
On Christmas Eve, McGary received an early gift in recognition for his efforts, earning Big Ten Freshman of the Week honors.
“That was really good for him,” Beilein said. “It’s always good for him right now to have that type of feedback.”
McGary struggled a bit early in the season because of his conditioning, which had suffered due to a foot injury. Now, it appears McGary is on track to log more minutes and further improve.
Beilein said he and the other coaches work with McGary individually to give him the time he needs to get to where they would like him to be this season.
“His conditioning has improved greatly. He’s just like all the rest of our freshmen. There’s a learning curve that’s all different for them. He’s getting...
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John Beilein spoke with the media on Friday, previewing Michigan’s upcoming game against Central Michigan and addressing how his team looks coming back from their three-day holiday break. Beilein said Jon Horford is not practicing fully with the team but is doing drills and shooting on his own. There is no timetable for recovery as of now, but Beilein believes Horford will be back...
Michigan Basketball will host Central Michigan on Saturday night at Crisler Center. Tip is scheduled for 7pm and the game will be televised on the Big Ten Network.
Central enters the game with a 7-5 record and an 0-2 mark against the Big Ten (losses to Iowa and Nebraska). They will feature an offense that puts 5 shooters on the floor. Their leading scorer is senior guard Kyle Randall...
After over a week off during the holidays, Michigan takes the court again this evening to wrap up its non-conference schedule against visiting Central Michigan. Tip off is scheduled for 7 p.m. eastern with Greg Kelser and Justin Kutcher handling broadcasting duties for the Big Ten Network. Join in the discussion before, during and after the game in the comments section...
Nik Stauskas is a sharpshooting freshman on the Michigan Wolverines basketball team. On Christmas Eve, the Canadian native spent time working on his shot in the backyard by attempting to nail 45 out of 50 3-point shot attempts. Amazingly, he succeeded. If you don't believe me than watch the video for yourself.The 6-foot-6 guard is averaging 13.4 PPG and is shooting a whopping...
John Beilein addressed the media today as Michigan prepare to take on instate opponent Central Michigan Saturday at the Crisler Center. Please checkout the full press conference video as Beilein previews the Chippewas, Jon Hordford's injury update and possible return this season, Mitch McGary's improved fitness and play, how this years freshman class ranks in his 34 years...
The Michigan men’s basketball team will take on Central Michigan Saturday at the Crisler Center. The Wolverines will need to prepare for the Chippewa’s perimeter scoring says coach John Beilein. Please check out the Michigan basketball preview, with side bar stories on Jon Horford’s injury update, Belien’s thoughts on freshman Mitch McGary, the freshman class as a whole, and more.
University of Michigan freshman Nik Stauskas is a perfect fit for Jon Beilein’s system. Despite being a college rookie, he can shoot it with the best of them. As of December 27, he’s shooting a ridiculous 55.7% (34 of 61) from downtown this season and is third in scoring (13.4 PPG) on the 12-0 Wolverines.
Stauskas and his teammates had a nine-day break between games over...
John Beilein spoke with assembled media after Michigan’s 88-73 victory over Central Michigan Saturday night. Regarding Tim Hardaway Jr.’s injury, the coach did not say whether or not Hardaway will be ready to play against Northwestern and would not define the nature of the injury other than saying it was an “ankle injury.” You can watch the full press conference using the...
This kid is absolutely unbelievable. I thought he might replace Matt Vogrich as a starter when the Big Ten games started up, but he proved that he has to be in the lineup as much as possible. Stauskas has started four games this season and has been the Big Ten Freshman of the Week twice already.On Christmas Eve, he made a video of himself shooting 50 three pointers in his backyard...
Glenn Robinson III, Nik Stauskas, Trey Burke and Caris LeVert faced the media this evening after Michigan’s 15-point win over Central Michigan. The victory capped off Michigan’s perfect non-conference campaign and saw career days from Burke and LeVert. Burke tallied a career-high 11 assists while LeVert earned his first start, scoring nine points and handing out nine dimes. Watch...
Who: Eastern Michigan (6-3) at No. 2 Michigan (11-0)
Where: Crisler Center (Ann Arbor, MI)
When: 7:00 p.m., Saturday, December 29th, 2012
Radio: MGoBlue, 950 AM, 102.9 FM, Sirius/XM: 85
Michigan wraps up its non-conference slate and looks to remain undefeated on Saturday as it hosts Central Michigan, its fourth Michigan-directional school of the 2012...
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Trey Burke had 22 points and 10 assists as No. 2 Michigan finished its non-conference schedule with a 88-73 victory over Central Michigan on Saturday night.
Michigan’s offense showed no signs of holiday rust despite a nine day layoff, paving the way past Central Michigan to wrap up a perfect 13-0 non-conference...
Trey Burke had 22 points and 10 assists as No. 2 Michigan
finished its nonconference schedule with an 88-73 victory over
Central Michigan on Saturday night.